An incredibly easy day trip from Paris, Chartres is a gorgeous small "chocolate box" town, with the feel of the French countryside.
Considering visiting the final resting place of as many as a million Parisians, now one of the most visited cemeteries in the world? Established in 1804, the cemetery was named for the confessor to King Louis VIX, "the Sun King", Pere (Father) de la Chaise, who lived on the site where the chapel now sits.
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If you're looking for an easy and enjoyable day trip from Paris, look no further than the charming town of Fontainebleau and its adjacent Chateau de Fontainebleau, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll enjoy all the beauty and grandeur of an iconic French Chateau, without the hordes of crowds at Versailles.
With a now-ironic name reflecting its original origins, "The Swamp" isn't a terribly appealing moniker - however, Le Marais has grown to become one of Paris' most appealing neighborhoods and you'll definitely want to spend at least half a day exploring its medieval streets on your next trip to the City of Lights.
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