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Paris

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Versailles

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Marne-la-Vallée

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Fontainebleau

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Saint-Denis

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Meaux

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Provins

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Neuilly-sur-Seine

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Moret-sur-Loing

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Île de la Cité

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Melun

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Bailly-Romainvilliers

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Issy-les-Moulineaux

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Puteaux

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Nanterre

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Paris

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  • Montmartre - Sacré Coeur

    Paris Things to Do

    My first visit to this place was in the early 1960s and I liked it. This new visit was disapointing and will probably be my last visit to what became the most touristy place of Paris. The terraces of the restaurants have invaded in a few decennia the place du Tertre what was not the case on my first visit. The price of 6€ for a cappuccino is...

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  • Four Seasons George V Paris

    Paris Hotels

    The Four Seasons George V is truly one of the world's great hotels. I really, really love to stay...

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  • Angelina

    Paris Restaurants

    Last visit April 2014 to the Rue de Rivoli location There are many menu items on Angelina's menu, indeed we saw several people eating sandwiches and salads but my focus for my birthday splurge was two of the menu items that Angelina is famous for, the hot chocolate l'Africain and the Mont Blanc. In the late afternoon we were able to walk in and...

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Versailles

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Marne-la-Vallée

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  • Alice's Curious Labyrinth

    Marne-la-Vallée Off The Beaten Path

    Alice's Curious Labyrinth is a maze attraction in the Fantasyland world of Disneyland Paris. Being a labyrinth, there are never any queues so it's a handy one to visit while you're waiting for your Fastpass time slot. For us, it's also a special location - having a huge Cheshire Cat as one of the characters. In addition, if seen from above, the...

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  • Novotel Marne La Vallee Collegien

    Marne-la-Vallée Hotels

    ZA Les Portes de la Foret BP 64, Collegien, Marne La Vallee Cedex 03, Marne-la-Vallee, Ile-de-France

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Self Service & a bit of cleaning

    Marne-la-Vallée Restaurants

    We stopped here for a rest and a serious need for some coffee. Kyle was about to eat his candy floss when we noticed the glass topped tables were very dirty indeed. Fishing in my bag for a wet wipe soon solved the problem but really - self service OK - but not self cleaning - I would expect better but apart from the cashiers in side taking your...

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Fontainebleau

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  • Fontainebleau and me

    Fontainebleau Favorites

    well this like i said elsewhere was the first castle I visited in France because its near the birthplace what later became my wife, and she took me here to show off, lol!its a sentimental favorite of course, and we are very much close to it, in many ways than just visiting it. Fontainebleau has its charmsChâteau de Fontainebleau can be proud to...

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  • Aigle Noir Hotel

    Fontainebleau Hotels

    very nice hotel, excellent service, perfect location, right in the center, close to the palace and...

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  • Chateau de Fontainebleau-interiors 2

    Fontainebleau Things to Do

    A jewel cannot be describe in five photos or even 8 , so will do another tip sequence to post more photos of the first castle I ever visited in France,and my sentimental favorite as it is my wife's region.you have the wonderful shots of the chapel St Saturnin upper chamber and the domefollow by the inner entrance to the grands appartements or...

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Saint-Denis

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  • TOMB OF ISABELLE d'ARAGON

    Saint-Denis Things to Do

    Lying down is Isabelle d'Aragon, wife of Philippe III (the Bold) Poor Isabelle met her death early. Isabelle, who was pregnant at the time, was returning from a crusade when she had the misfortune to die when crossing ford. Her tomb from the late XIIIth century was the beginning of a style of which there are many in the Basilica. Once again, the...

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  • Courtyard Paris Saint Denis

    Saint-Denis Hotels

    34 Boulevard de la Liberation, ZAC Pleyel, St-Denis, 93200, France

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • TOMB OF LOUIS X11 & ANNE DE BRETAGNE

    Saint-Denis Things to Do

    This is what I wanted to see! One I really liked was of Louis XII [1515] and Anne de Bretagne [1514], lying together in a magnificent marble Tomb. Have a good look at their abdomens, for it has been made to look like it has been sewn-up after removing their internal organs. Louis XII was King of France from 1498 to 1515, and Anne was his second...

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Meaux

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  • Monument Americaine

    Meaux Off The Beaten Path

    This is a monument mémorial to the combattants in the battle of the Marne, where many Americans fought. I passed by here many times as it is my wife native town, and always in awe to see local folks doing this monument.more in French from the neighboring town of Varenneshttp://varreddes.fr/histo-monument.htmlIn the Route de Varreddes, the American...

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  • Kyriad - Meaux

    Meaux Hotels

    32, Avenue Victoire, Meaux, 77100, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 2 out of 5 stars

  • Canal de l'Ourcq

    Meaux Transportation

    This is one of the classic canals of France. You can take a boat at the Villette in Paris, at Claire-Souilly, at Lazy-sur-Ourcq or at Meaux, the last 3 in Seine-et-Marne dept 77 east of Paris.Meaux has a wide canal coming into the river Marne, of the Champagne fame and the two rivers that gives name to the department. You can have a great ride from...

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Provins

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Neuilly-sur-Seine

Moret-sur-Loing

  • Don't miss the Buffet in Summer

    Moret-sur-Loing Restaurants

    We were taken to this restaurant by a friend, a very good cook himself, who has eaten at many restaurants in the region & whose judgment we trusted. We were not disappointed. The buffet was very good quality. A diverse range of dishes both hot and cold. Entrees, Mains (hot and cold – meat and fish), salads, cheese, desserts, tea, coffee.For 22 euro...

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  • LE CHEVAL NOIR - CHATEAUX & HOTELS DE...

    Moret-sur-Loing Hotels

    47, avenue Jean Jaures

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Solo

  • Walk through town

    Moret-sur-Loing Things to Do

    The draw of Moret-sur-Loing isn't any particular sight or museum, it's the lovely setting alongside the Loing River. Unless you already have a guide to the town, stop by the tourism office at the entrance to the old part of the town near the Porte de Samois and they can give you a map of the sights throughout town. Moret-sur-Loing isn't very big,...

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Île de la Cité

  • Le Palais de Justice

    Île de la Cité Off The Beaten Path

    The huge Palais de Justice (law courts) occupies more than 4 hectares, 1/3 of the island.As French justice is rendered before public (bar childrens’ trials) and everyone is free to attend, the place attracts lots of people (about 15 000 a day). The visitors' access (common with Sainte Chapelle) is strictly controlled and you can get long queues.The...

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  • Quai des Orfevres

    Île de la Cité Off The Beaten Path

    An address known by all cinema goers,TV watchers and mystery novels readers in France : The Quai des Orfèvres hosts, in a huge 19th century building, the headquarters of the criminal police (Police Judiciaire) and has become the nickname of the french Scotland Yard or FBI equivalent.The first film featuring it was Henri Georges Clouzot’s Quai des...

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  • The oldest parisian clock

    Île de la Cité Off The Beaten Path

    Situated on a wall of the Tour de l'horloge (at the corner Boulevard du Palais/Quai de l'horloge), is the oldest public clock in Paris.The first clock set here in 1370 (created by a german arist : Henri de Vic, ordered by Charles V), it was replced under Henri III by the one you can see now.The clock was restaured in 1852 and is still working fine.

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Melun

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  • Vaux le Vicomte-history of the chateau

    Melun Things to Do

    Vaux le Vicomte was the home of Nicolas Fouquet, that is until the nefarious machinations of Colbert who whispered into the ear of King Louis XIV that Fouquet was guilty of theft to cover up his complicity in the accumulation of wealth amassed, mostly by unscurpulous means, by Cardinal Mazarin to whom he served as a personal servent. After...

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  • Le Grand Monarque

    Melun Hotels

    Avenue Du General Leclerc, Melun, 77000, fr

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Crepes in Melun

    Melun Restaurants

    on our 1st night in Melun we headed back into town from our hotel on the edge of town and found La Creperie on a quiet street in town. There was an outdoor sitting area but it was a little chilly to be outdoors so we ate inside in the small dining room I had a savory crepe that was made out of buckwheat flour and a dessert crepe, both were OK but...

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Issy-les-Moulineaux

Puteaux

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  • Visit La Defense - Puteaux

    Puteaux Things to Do

    Half of La Defense is actually part of Puteaux. This is the commerical district of outer Paris and is where all the big corporates have their head office in France. The picture shows Tour Ariane. One of the first towers to be put up as you can see from its fading outer shell, but still in there! Offices for Societe Generale, Marsh Mercer MMC and...

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  • Vivaldi Hotel

    Puteaux Hotels

    Hotel Vivaldi is my choice for a pleasant stay in Puteaux. It was good value for 60 Euros, which is...

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  • Puteaux Shopping

    Puteaux Shopping

    Puteaux has a wealth of small shops and restaurants. There is very little external influence and most of the shops are privately owned boutiques. So you wont see many Starbucks or Pizza huts here. A very safe district to shop in and certainly worth visiting. Shopping high street and surrunding areas include everything from fashion , jewellery to...

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Nanterre

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  • Here piggy piggy

    Nanterre Restaurants

    Pig.Mostly pork based products that encompass quite a large amount of the body of the humble pig. Pork grillade - large pork steak served with salad and vegetables.

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  • Etap Hotel Nanterre La Defense

    Nanterre Hotels

    38 avenue Georges Clemenceau, Nanterre, 92000, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Tours Aillaud

    Nanterre Off The Beaten Path

    These towers can be seen from La Defense. They are blue and white to be in harmony with the sky and the windows have the shape of rain drops. The architect was a dreamer and the reality has had its revenge. It is uneasy to furnish an appartment with rounded walls. The tiles of the external walls do not resist to the freeze and fall on the ground.If...

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  • gwened's Profile Photo
    Mar 30, 2014 at 6:03 AM

    The only Zoo in France to show to the public these wonderful animals. The parc animalier de Thoiry has received a second dragon of Komodo, a male named Arang, coming from the Zoo of Prague Czech Republic.

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    Jun 26, 2013 at 7:54 AM

    Heritage days or journées de patrimoine will be September 14-15 2013 in France. Many sites open to the public normally closed.

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