Ile-de-france : dreaming sites

TopicSciences and discovery
DeparturePARIS 13eme (75)
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From fairytale shows to extraordinary museums, the fantasy and the wonder can be found everywhere in the region Ile-de-France.


Medieval Town of Provins

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Its 12th and 13th century ramparts, the Tower César, today the bell tower of the collegial church of Saint-Quiriace (11th century),  the historical underground chambers, houses with timber-frame walls, every building in Provins contributes to make it one of the finest medieval sites in the region, including outstanding theatre with numerous historical performances.

Listed on Unesco's register of World Heritage Sites.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Beaumarchais

  • Paris 11eme
  • 01 53 36 86 86
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Sully Hôtel

  • Paris 4eme
  • 01 42 78 49 32
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Hotel Picard

  • Paris 3eme
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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République Hôtel

  • Paris 10eme
  • 01 42 39 19 03

Moret-sur-Loing

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In Moret-sur-Loing :

  • Conservatoire du Vélo. On 3 floors, this impressive collection displays bicycles ranging from the hobby horse to the high-wheeler.
    Here you will learn about the developments and revolutions that have made the bicycle so beloved of the French people.
  • Sugar Museum of the nuns. Produced by Benedictine nuns since 1638, the Rousseau family "took up the torch" of the factory in the 1970's. Boiled sweets or candy sticks, the speciality of the town must be discover in this family museum through a video performance and a tasting session.

Accommodation nearby

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Hotel Tolbiac

  • Paris 13eme
  • 01 44 24 25 54
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Hôtel Vendome Saint Germain

  • Paris 5eme
  • 01 43 26 80 98
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Hôtel au Royal Cardinal

  • Paris 5eme
  • 01 43 26 83 64
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Hôtel Cujas Panthéon

  • Paris 5eme
  • 01 43 54 58 10

Santa-Claus Museum & Vaux-le-Vicomte Castle

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  • Santa claus Museum
    Today the cheese dairy immortalised by J.F. Millet in his painting "Les Glaneuses" homed now the Santa Claus Museum and the Media-Museum for sound and image equipment.
  • Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte
    The harmony of the castle, the magnificence of the gardens designed by Le Nôtre and the beauty of the ensemble are such ingenious that Nicolas Fouquet incurred the wrath of the jealous Louis XIV. The other creators obtained the favour of the king, who employed them later to build Versailles.

Accommodation nearby

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Sully Hôtel

  • Paris 4eme
  • 01 42 78 49 32
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Hotel Tolbiac

  • Paris 13eme
  • 01 44 24 25 54
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Hôtel au Royal Cardinal

  • Paris 5eme
  • 01 43 26 83 64
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Hôtel Vendome Saint Germain

  • Paris 5eme
  • 01 43 26 80 98

Playmobil Funpark

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Discover in the world of Playmobil.

Tthousands of Playmobil pieces are available in this free park with separate areas, including one for children aged 18-36 months.

For parents there is a café and a restaurant to relax and a shop selling the entire Playmobil range.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Beaumarchais

  • Paris 11eme
  • 01 53 36 86 86
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Sully Hôtel

  • Paris 4eme
  • 01 42 78 49 32
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Hotel Picard

  • Paris 3eme
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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République Hôtel

  • Paris 10eme
  • 01 42 39 19 03

Montparnasse Tower

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A fine example of 20th century architecture built in 1974, the Montparnasse Tower offers a panoramic view of Paris, 210 m high.

The fastest lift in Europe races to the 56th floor (air-conditioned storey) in 38 seconds.
This view can also be enjoyed in the open air 59th floor.

Temporary exhibitions of private collections can also be viewed.
Presentation of Paris on large mouldings running along the walls of the 56th floor. One of the finest views of Paris, whether by day or night...


Accommodation nearby

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Hotel Picard

  • Paris 3eme
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08
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Hôtel Beaumarchais

  • Paris 11eme
  • 01 53 36 86 86
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République Hôtel

  • Paris 10eme
  • 01 42 39 19 03
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Tiquetonne Hotel

  • Paris 2eme
  • 01 42 36 94 58

A day in Yvelines

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  • Museum Promenade in Marly-le-Roi
    Built on a remarkable site, this museum evoques Marly in the 17th and 18th century and the country residence of Louis XIV, through its original architectural design and numerous water gardens.
  • Museum Rambolitrain
    A museum that is unique in France, the "Rambolitrain" recreates the fabulous and never-ending story of the railways with 4000 pieces and 400 m of rail train.
  • France miniature
    This exceptional park consists in a wide map of France covering 5 hectares that you explore on foot, admiring some 160 of the country's main monuments reduced to a 1/30 scale.
  • Palais de la Miniature by Dan Ohlmann
    Amazing model museum showing interiors scenes.

Accommodation nearby

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Sully Hôtel

  • Paris 4eme
  • 01 42 78 49 32
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Hotel Tolbiac

  • Paris 13eme
  • 01 44 24 25 54
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Hôtel au Royal Cardinal

  • Paris 5eme
  • 01 43 26 83 64
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Hôtel Vendome Saint Germain

  • Paris 5eme
  • 01 43 26 80 98



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