Ile-de-France Travel Guide
Plan Your Ile-de-France Vacation
The Ile-de-France isn’t really an île (island), of course. The green-forested buffer zone that enfolds Paris is only vaguely surrounded by the three rivers that meander through its periphery. But it nevertheless offers a rich and varied sampling of everything you expect from France—grand cathedrals, painters' villages, lavish châteaux, plus the bubblegum-pink turrets of Disneyland Paris—all delightfully located within easy shooting distance of the capital.
In summer, hotel rooms are at a premium, and making reservations is essential; almost all accommodations in the swankier... read more
The Ile-de-France's fanciest restaurants can be just as pricey as their Parisian counterparts. Close to the Channel for... read more
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