Is there anything better than a nature hike near Paris? With the sunny weather forecasted for this long weekend, it’s the perfect moment to take a hike and enjoy a change of scenery! Helloways and Sortiraparis.com give you a selection of the best 100% nature hikes available only with a train ticket or a Navigo Pass. The perfect occasion to enjoy an exceptionally sunny spring weekend, discovering unlikely landscapes, a few kilometers from Paris.
Yes! We tend to forget it but there are still some die-hard magnificent forests and parks to discover all over Ile-de-France. Be rest assured: they are far less coveted than the parks within Paris. Some lovely walks are even more accessible that these crowded Parisians gardens, and they take event less time to go there. Adventures and trips that are welcomed since the urban universe is more and more noisy and tiring for many of us. And because city slickers also have the rights to enjoy nature, here’s a selection of the best hikes and walks easily accessible from Paris.
From Le Perray-en-Yvelines to Gazeran
Accessible with Transilien train Line N, stop at Gare du Perray. Time from Paris: 1h15
Destination close to the Fontainebleau forest, using the famous GR1 while enjoying a very beautiful landscape. The whole easily accessible with public transports from Parisian railway stations.
From Bois-Le-Roi to Fontainebleau via the forest
Accessible with Transilien train Line R, stop at Bois-Le-Roi. Time from Paris: 30 minutes
The perfect nature outing! For all those who want to get lost and disconnect from the urban world, this is the hike you need. The rustic landscapes around Bois-Le-Roi always delight walkers and hikers.
From Nemours to Souppes-sur-Loing via Les Rochers Verts
Accessible with RER B, stop at Bures-sur-Yvette. Time from Denfert Rochereau: 35 minutes
Let’s discover a green valley, a river and a peaceful park. And most of all, let’s take the time to discover the renovated viaduct where you can meet climbers rappelling down or climbing the structure. You also have a forest with always pleasant paths to walk.
Crossing the Haute Vallée de Chevreuse
Accessible with Transilien train line N, stop at Gare du Perray. Time from Paris Gare de Lyon: 45 minutes
Here’s the perfect destination to forest lovers! Let’s take the time to enjoy one of the 4 national parks in Ile-de-France, the Haute Vallée de Chevreuse park. You can’t be bored: 28km of hiking trail await you.
Vallée and Plateau, from Pocancy to Auvers-St-Georges
Accessible with RER C, stop at Lardy. Time from Paris: 1 hour.
For skilled walkers, here’s a hike typical of the Gâtinais Français. The path will make you discover varied landscapes with fields, lovely villages and green forests. Disconnection guaranteed for a very charming outing.