Staying in a hotel in Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt
Though the commune lies on Paris's doorstep, Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt hotels feel sequestered in their own atmosphere and culture. A major provider of support services to Paris's business community, the town retains its own identity and offers business travellers extensive meeting and conference space. Directly to the north of the town is the gigantic Oise Park, a breath of fresh air after a long day at your conference or business event.
What will I find that makes this destination special?
As its name suggests, Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt is engulfed by the forest of Montmorency. The town probably takes its name from Brictius of Tours, the first Bishop of Tours. In addition to its business parks and proximity to Paris's international commercial hub, the town's event spaces make it a favourite hideaway for travellers to the Saint-Denis Festival of symphonic orchestral music, international cheese and wine fairs and other special-interest fairs.
What will my business experience be like here?
Only 20 kilometres and 15 minutes outside of Paris's Gare du Nord, Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt feels a world away. The main commercial areas of Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt are Les Verger and Paris Street, where the major companies are clustered. The town is an important purveyor of business support services to the surrounding Parisian suburbs, and also home to a number of logistics companies. Saint-Brice is conveniently located in close proximity to many of the major Parisian business schools. This makes it the frequent host of business meetings and conferences populated by delegates from these institutions, as well as international business travellers engaging with Paris's business community.
What else can I do from my hotel in Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt?
Between September and June each year, the town runs exhibitions and trade shows in its municipal buildings which are designed to maximise interaction with the community. Silvia Monfort Theatre seats almost 500 but nonetheless offers an intimate and unforgettable theatrical experience featuring top performers. Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt hotels are surrounded by many green spaces that preserve an atmosphere of tranquility, even during the most hectic of business conferences. Exploring the trails that weave through the serene forest of Montmorency or the vast Oise Park to the north of the town gives visitors a thrilling sense of freedom. If you are looking for social buzz, head to the weekly flea market and jump on the superb deals to be found there.