Things to do
The area surrounding Paris is bursting with treasures to be discovered and different types of scenery to be enjoyed, making this part of France a great location for walking and exploring. With theme parks such as Disneyland and Parc Astérix, Château de Vincennes featuring Europe’s highest dungeon, not to mention the castles of Versailles, Fontainebleau and Vaux-le-Vicomte, there are plenty of accessible attractions less than an hour from Paris by rail or road.
Whether you’re looking for weekend outing ideas in Ile de France, or simply **a day trip away from Paris, why not try out our recommended selection of must-see sites around the capital, easily accessible by public transport or by car. Spare yourself the inconvenience of long ticket queues and purchase your tickets online to enjoy a faster service at the same price!
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Discover the charms of Versailles the city, and then Versailles, the estate with its garden, fountains, and palace. Perhaps the most beautiful way to visit Versailles.
Discover the preserved beauty of the Arboretum Versailles-Chèvreloup, a natural gem of the National Museum of Natural History. Book your tickets now and let yourself be enchanted by the magic of this exceptional green oasis.
The boat was very nice and seeing the sights at night was beautiful. The food was average. The beverage choices where good. There was a bit of a smell back by the bathrooms so I was glad we were not sitting there. Overall I would recommend
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