Cultural tourism: Landmarks in Paris and Île-de-France

Published by Rizhlaine F. · Photos by Elodie D. · Published on 25 August 2020 at 18h17
A stay without discovering something cultural is a stay ruined! So, to dive into the heart of Paris and Ile-de-France heritage, we have gathered the unmissable outings in museums, monuments, castles and gardens all around the area. The hardest part is now to choose!

Are you into cultural discoveries? In Paris and Ile-de-France, there are countless French heritage gems and they all are worth the trip. From the most famous museums, to unknown monuments, from astounding gardens to historic ruins, without forgetting castles, here are the most fantastic treasures in the area so that you can choose where to wander around in the Parisian area.

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