A guide to the fantastic Île-de-France

A guide to the fantastic Île-de-France

Situated in the northern part of the country, the administrative region of Île-de-France is considered the wealthiest region of France. It is not surprising because the region includes the Paris metropolitan area which practically occupies the major part of it. The following guide to the fantastic Île-de-France will surely come in handy in case you want to visit the region. Some of the most beautiful historic subprovinces of the region are the following: Beauvaisis, Vexin français, Bri... [ read more ]

The best day trips from Paris

The best day trips from Paris

Paris is the kind of city where you'd have to make an effort in order to get bored, but as all large cities after an extended stay anyone would feel the need to escape the urban bustle for a while. If you are spending a long vacation in Paris and you want a break from sightseeing and indulging in gourmet delights, why not take a short trip outside Paris? You don't need to go far, because there are lots of interesting destinations and attractions close enough to Paris so that you can go and r... [ read more ]

The best tourist attractions in Versailles

The best tourist attractions in Versailles

Contrary to popular belief, Versailles is not merely the lavish former residence of the kings of France. The name of the palace comes from the city where it is located, Versailles.  As the wealthiest city in France, Versailles has more to show than the chateau, its most famous attraction. If you're planning a daytrip to Versailles from Paris, then you will have plenty of things to occupy you in the palace, but if you want to linger around for a few days, there are other things worth seeing too,... [ read more ]

The most interesting museums in France

The most interesting museums in France

One of the things that most first-time visitors of France see is the Louvre, one of the most famous museums in the world. But as much fun as a trip to Louvre can be, don't forget that it isn't the only great museum in the country, and there are many more museums of every possible kind that entertain and delight tourists. So if you want to know more about France's exquisite art, culture, or maybe something more special, here's a list of the most interesting museums in France. Musée des Merveill... [ read more ]