Tourist information for the Ile de France
Ile de France for a breath of fresh air and an escape from the city of
Paris. Explore this area of famous chateaux, extraordinary churches, museums, parks,
gardens and woods.
Towns and places of interest in the le de France:
Chantilly. Chateau, horses and extensive grounds.
Chartres. Perhaps the finest cathedral in the world.
Disneyland Paris. There are rides and activities for children of all ages
with a surprisingly genuine happy atmosphere. If you have children it is definitely
worth a visit.
Fontainebleau. The enormous chateau is worth visiting as much for the surrounding
forest as for itself.
Le Bourget. Museum of Space and Aviation with loads of exhibits from the
early days of aviation to the space age.
Palais de Versailles. The Palace is full of treasures, in the extensive park
you can cycle, and boat on the Grand Canal.
St. Denis. Gothic cathedral and surrounding market.
St. Germain. A museum of prehistory to complement the ancient sites of the
Dordogne and Limousin, and the woods of St
Germain, with some good walks, stretching behind.
Sceaux. Museum of the Ile-de-France set in the chateau which in turn occupies
an attractive park.