The Region

Less than 1/2 hour

Meaux La Cathédrale

Meaux: City of Art and History

• Saint-Etienne cathedral
• episcopal city
• Bossuet museum and garden
• museum of the Great War
© photo credit City of Meaux

Disneyland Paris Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant

Disneyland Paris:

Theme parks:
• Disneyland park
• Walt Disney Studios park
• Disney-Village
© photo credit Disneyland Paris

Jouarre La Crypte

Jouarre: 7th th century crypt

• abbey
• Romanesque tower from the 12 th century
• church
• 7th th century crypt and Merovingian sarcophagi
© photo credit City of Jouarre

Parc des Félins

Felines Park in Lumigny:

Felines Park:
• on 70 hectares
• 26 species of felines from 4 continents
• 50 lemurs in the wild
© photo credit Parcs Zoologiques Lumigny

Château de Champs sur Marne

Champs sur Marne castle:

Marquise de Pompadour castle (17 th century), a jewel of classical architecture in Île-de-France:
• a furnished castle, remarkable gardens, a presidential residence
Nearby park:
• Noisiel, chocolate factory and working-class city Meunier
© photo credit Champs sur Marne castle

Le Parc du Château de Ferrières en Brie

Ferrières en Brie Castle:

James de Rothschild Castle (19 th century), a jewel of classical architecture in Île-de-France:
• a "privileged place for garden parties or cocktails"
• a "multitude of original sports activities can be organized in the park"
• the majestic park “spreads out around the lake over more than 132 hectares ...”
© photo credit Ferrières en Brie Castle

Less than 3/4 hour

Paris La Tour Eiffel

Paris: Capital, City of Light

Monuments et quartiers historiques:
• the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, Notre-Dame and the Sacré-Coeur "are its most famous emblems". Montmartre, the Latin Quarter, the Champs-Élysées or Beaubourg await your visit, such as the Conciergerie, the Sainte-Chapelle, the Opéra Garnier and the Panthéon.
• Paris, its museums, galleries, exhibitions, Paris ...
© photo credit Paris Tourist Office

Château de Blandy les Tours

Blandy les Tours:

Medieval castle:
• a fortified castle worthy of the Hundred Years War
• a property of prestigious families
• restoration by the Departmental Council of Seine-et-Marne
© photo credit

Château de Vaux le Vicomte

Vaux le Vicomte Castle:

• a magnificent property of the 17th th century, classified as historical monuments
• built by Nicolas Fouquet, Superintendent of Finances of Louis XIV
• the "greatest artists of the court: Louis le Vau for architecture, André Le Nôtre for the french garden and Charles le Brun for painting"
• it “will serve as a model for the Palace of Versailles”.
© photo credit Paris Tourist Office

La Mer de Sable

La Mer de Sable (The Sand Sea):

In "an exceptional natural setting, discover 3 exotic worlds and their equestrian shows for a family outing full of adventure":
• adventure in the Jungle, “observe the fauna of Safarigolo, you will see all the colors! »
• at the time of the Pioneers, "cowboys and Indians meet you to relive the adventure of the Wild West"
• and Mexican Fiesta, “everything is there to immerse young and old in the heart of the Mexican Fiesta”
© photo credit La Mer de Sable

Less than 1 hour


Provins: City classified as World Heritage by Unesco

A Medieval City:
• discover "the César Tower, the Tithe Barn, the Priory of Saint-Ayoul, the museum, the ramparts ..."
• “daily shows to admire raptors and knights, medieval banquet, during the day or at night! »
• stroll through the authentic upper town on the Place du Châtel, its terraces and stalls selling specialties such as Rose de Provins ...
© photo credit Provins Tourism (soon available in English here!)

Le Parc Astérix

The Asterix park:

The Gauls' favorite amusement park, near Paris:
• 42 attractions, "each crazier than the next ..."
• and "discover Big Eights and roller coasters with more impressive sensations than the magic potion ... Ready?"
• the Petits Gaulois to add, “fasten your seat belts, Parc Astérix has great sensatiooooons in store for you! Nom d'un PetitBonum!"
© text & photo credit extracts from The Asterix park

Less than 1 hour 1/4

Château de Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau castle:

Palace of the Princes:
• Napoleon 1 st castle and its magnificent gardens
• 800 years of history, a 1500-room castle ...
Nearby forest: over 25,000 hectares, its hikes, climbs, marked trails ...
© photo credit Fontainebleau castle

Barbizon Le Village des Peintres

Barbizon, the Painters Village:

Once a simple hamlet, "as Corot, Rousseau, Millet and Diaz de la Peña passed, Barbizon would become the village that opened the door to Impressionism:"
• the “” Tourist Office is not mistaken and declares that “Barbizon has kept its rustic charm, with its opulent stone houses covered with ivy, its rose gardens ... and remains the "Painters Village", of all painters! »
© photo credit Barbizon Village

Moret sur Loing

Moret sur Loing:

On its website, Moret sur Loing town informs us that “located on the border of the island of France and Burgundy, this 12th th century city, medieval and fortified, preserves in its walls the traces of its past: a royal town with church, keep, ramparts and fortified gates. »
• it is also "the village of the painter Alfred Sisley"
• many artists "come to put their easels there, yesterday and today. »
© photo credit Moret sur Loing town

Auvers sur Oise

Auvers sur Oise, Artists' Village:

Village du Peintre Vincent Van-Gogh:
• artists' village "renowned for its landscapes along the river which have been the inspiration for many renowned painters. »
• Vincent Van-Gogh immortalized the Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption church there
• between "the school of Barbizon and the group of impressionists, several regional schools have existed."
© photo credit Auvers sur Oise City

Château de Versailles

Versailles castle:

The castle of Louis XIV, the Sun King. "The sovereign had a real vision for the site, becoming an architect and building the masterpiece of his life which will remain eternally associated with him":
• the estate covers more than 800 ha and contains more than 60,000 works of art
Prepare your visit and consult the interactive map Welcome to Versailles.
© photo credit Versailles castle

Le Château de Chantilly

Chantilly castle:

Intact treasures of a 19th century prince:
• it is "one of the jewels of French heritage" and it also houses "the second collection of old paintings after the Louvre. »
Chantilly is also:
• the city of the horse, the castle of Montmorency, its parks, its Condé museum ...
© photo credit Chantilly estate

Compiègne Le Wagon de l'Armistice 1918

Compiègne, city of Armistice:

Compiègne, a place steeped in history:
• the Armistice wagon is the railway car in the clearing of the same name where the Armistice of November 11, 1918 was signed
• the castle of Napoleon III in Compiègne and its park
• the numerous museums and national domains: as the Cloître Saint-Corneille, or the car and tourism for example ...
© photo credit War Museum (Google)

Reims la Cathédrale Notre-Dame et la Statue de Jeanne d'Arc

Reims, city of Champagne and the Coronations of French Kings:

It is first and foremost the Coronations of French Kings City, it “has a unique heritage, distinguished in particular by a double registration with Unesco ”.
• unmissable, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Saint-Remi Basilica and its museum, the Tau Palace and the Porte de Mars ...
Reims is also a whole region devoted to Champagne, its producers (small and large), its cellars:
• plan "the essential tourist circuits through the Champagne vineyards ..."
© photo credit Reims Tourism