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", Père (Father) de la Chaise, who lived on the site where the chapel now sits.
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 Château 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 Le Marais's medieval streets on your next trip to the City of Lights.
Overflowing with enticing options at every turn, Paris's Left Bank, La Rive Gauche, including the historic students' stomping grounds, is now a salubrious mix of the top tourist attractions in the city, lovely shopping, and charming restaurants.
Wondering how to spend your time on Paris's Left Bank, and where to eat when you're visiting the Eiffel Tower, Place des Invalides, and the Musee Rodin? Check out these suggestions!
Wanting to explore France without having to rent a car? Check out these helpful tips and a list of cities that can be explored exclusively using public transit!
When most people think "Pantheon," they think Rome, but Paris's Panthéon (of course based on the Roman version) is historic, stunning, and well-worth a trip to the Left Bank.
Figuring out where to stay and where to spend your time in Paris's many neighborhoods can be a perplexing and overwhelming part of planning a trip to Paris. But it doesn't have to be! Let's take a walk through Paris's most charming neighborhoods!
The newest, and nicest, addition to Hilton's Curio Collection in Paris is a stone's throw from the Seine, the Champs-Élysées, and some of the most prestigious shopping in the city. Wondering how the major renovation of Maison Astor Paris, Curio Collection by Hilton turned out?
Should you make it your home base in the City of Lights?
Nestled in the often-disputed Alsace Lorraine, the unparalleled city of Strasbourg is the perfect blend of French glamour and German style. Home to the European Parliament, it's a bustling city that hasn't lost its quaint charm.
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