Villa Carioca is located in the heart of Maisons-Laffitte near the city recreation park.
Well known as a city of art and history, Maisons-Laffitte is a top tourist destination, it enjoys a geographical location with its proximity to Paris. The city enjoys a worldwide reputation linked to its status as a city of the horse, the city is one of the cradles of racing in the Paris region.
Maisons-Laffitte city has developed a tourist positioning that is oriented both to leisure and Business trips. Villa Carioca welcomes regularly business travelers, sales representatives and suppliers of local equestrian companies during their stay in Maisons-Laffitte.
Regarding the top things to do or to see, Maisons-Laffitte city offers many tourist attractions: visit and explore the Chateau de Maisons a masterpiece of classical architecture, the Racecourse of Maisons-Laffitte with its horse training center.
The Parc de Maison is Indissociable from Château de Maisons and its history, the park of Maisons was transformed under Jacques Laffitte to a memorial of greenery to the glory of Napoleon 1st.
The Second Empire made it as an exceptional resort. A geographical position greatly appreciated by the Villa Carioca guests, both leisure and business travelers.
Visit of Château de Maison with its apartments richly decorated which let you imagine life in the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Also you can have a city walk around Maisons-Laffitte Park, you may discover the houses and fields hidden in the nature of the Park.
Visit the Famous Italian painter and illustrator Luigi Castiglioni house, who began his career as a set designer at the Cineccita alongside the great Fellini, to become the outstanding illustrator of the French daily newspapers and magazines by his exceptional creations: posters, movie sets, magazine covers, frescoes, etc.
The Maison-Laffitte Golf Corse is a parkland course which has an amazing views. It’s a 9 and 18 holes Golf Corse located 15km from Paris. The Maison-Laffitte Golf Corse is accessible and regularly visited to the greatest satisfaction of the Parisian sports Golfers, executive and senior managers who are also used to visit regularly the beautiful racecourse of Maison-Laffitte during the racedays and join the Golf Corse afterwards for a golf round between colleagues.
Maisons-Laffitte is a very popular cycling step well known by the tourists passionate about cycling holidays. Cycle tourists come to visit Maisons-Laffitte by following the Seine River Cycling Routes, they often visit Château de Maison and Parc de Maison before cutting through the meander of the forest of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, then arrive at Conflans-Ste-Honorine , a lovely River Seine boating city that marks the confluence of the Oise River with the Seine River.
Maisons-Laffitte enjoys a global reputation as a horseracing destination. The city is home to the most famous galloping horse training center in France. Maisons-Laffite Racecourse and its Horse training center became a real ‘”must-see” attractions as well as « Coronation », its Panoramic gourmet Restaurant, a very enjoyable gourmet break to end your funny horse racing meeting !