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Château de Breteuil, Vallée de Chevreuse

To the west of Paris in the neighbouring department of Yvelines lies glorious countryside. It’s very different from its city neighbour and pretty villages and …

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Abbaye des Vaux de Cernay

  A short drive from Paris, the Parc Naturel régional Haute Vallée de Chevreuse encompasses more than 25,000 hectares. Located in the Yvelines department Ile …

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Top ten things to do in Versailles

Versailles, just 12 miles from Paris is home to the most famous castle in the world. But there’s more to this fabulous town than the …

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Cergy-Pontoise between Paris and the Park

Cergy and Pontoise are towns in France that blend to provide a cultural hint of Paris – just down the road. They are situated about …

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Axe Majeur An Architectural Masterpiece Near Paris

The Axe Majeur is a monumental, immensely grand, work of art. At 3.2km long it is extraordinary despite not being complete according to the original …

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Champs-Elysees Paris To Be Traffic Free

From May this year, the legendary Champs-Elysees Paris will be pedestrianised 1st Sunday of each month. Paris city authorities announced in February 2016 that from …

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cathedral of chartres

Cathedral of Chartres

Like many people who travel to the south of France from the north, we had, before moving here, skirted Paris and took the ring road …

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  The Île-de-France Region includes 1,281 towns and eight departments. It also includes the administrative centre of the region and country’s capital – Paris. Île-de-France is …

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