From Paris to the Yvelines, from the Essonne to the Val-d’Oise, and not forgetting the Seine-et-Marne, the Hauts-de-Seine, the Seine-Saint-Denis and the Val-de-Marne: welcome to Île-de-France! A wonderful region that awaits but you! Read on to find out why... This is the historical heart of France, so it’s hardly surprising that it is Paris that immediately springs to mind, not merely the French capital but a sublime city renowned the world over. The famous City of Lights with its exceptional heritage, extraordinary architecture, cultural venues and museums... a journey for all the senses and a voyage back through history. A total change of scene guaranteed! First of all there are the must-visits: the Louvre, the Pompidou Centre, the Picasso Museum, the Musée d’Orsay... You’ll have so much to see when you come to Paris! Climb the steps of the breathtaking Eiffel Tower, stroll arm-in-arm down the famous Champs-Elysées, discover the Arc de Triomphe... your holiday is set to be exceptional. So Paris yes, but not only! With its 7 other departments, Île-de-France offers a fabulous diversity of landscapes and historical monuments. So during your stay why not set off to explore part of this unique region?
Île-de-France offers so many treasures, such as the superb châteaux and regional parks in the Val-d’Oise. Ecouen and its Renaissance heritage, the village of the impressionist painters, Auvers-sur-Oise, or L’Isle-Adam, officially recognised as one of the “most beautiful detours in France” and very definitely worth the trip! Come and travel down the centuries as you visit the fascinating villages and their châteaux. Need to reconnect with nature? Enjoy a stroll through one of the region’s many gardens or leafy forests. For a complete change of scene take a trip to the Vexin Regional Nature Park and fall under the charm of its incredible beauty! And the Seine-et-Marne? The name seems familiar? Of course it does, this is the department that’s home to Disneyland Paris! So how about a day with the family or with friends in a fairytale theme park? A magical world guaranteed to enchant both children and adults! And for that famous French gastronomy? All those who love patisserie will be totally spoilt with the Paris-Brest, the Saint-Honoré and that timeless favourite the French croissant. Paris even has its very own wine, so offer your taste buds a new experience with a glass of Clos Montmartre.
With so much to explore in the Île-de-France region you are certain to enjoy a holiday fit for a king!