Attractions

Top Choice Cathedral in Chartres

Cathédrale Notre Dame

One of Western civilisation’s crowning architectural achievements, the 130m-long Cathédrale Notre Dame de Chartres is renowned for its brilliant-blue stained-glass windows and sacred holy veil. Built in the Gothic s…
Top Choice Palace in Versailles

Château de Versailles

Amid magnificently landscaped formal gardens, this splendid and enormous palace was built in the mid-17th century during the reign of Louis XIV – the Roi Soleil (Sun King) – to project the absolute power of the Fren…
Top Choice Palace in Fontainebleau

Château de Fontainebleau

The resplendent, 1900-room Château de Fontainebleau’s list of former tenants and guests reads like a who’s who of French royalty and aristocracy. Every square centimetre of wall and ceiling space is richly adorned w…
Top Choice Amusement Park in Disneyland Resort Paris

Disneyland Resort Paris

Basic one-day admission fees at Disneyland Resort Paris include unlimited access to attractions in either Disneyland Park or Walt Disney Studios Park. A multitude of multi-day passes, special offers and packages are…
Gardens in Versailles

Château de Versailles Gardens & Park

The section of the vast gardens nearest the palace, laid out between 1661 and 1700 in the formal French style, is famed for its geometrically aligned terraces, flower beds, tree-lined paths, ponds and fountains. The…
Chateau in Île-de-France

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

The privately owned Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte and its fabulous formal gardens, 20km north of Fontainebleau and 61km southeast of Paris, were designed and built by Le Brun, Le Vau and Le Nôtre between 1656 and 1661 …
Chateau in Chantilly

Château de Chantilly

A storybook vision amid an artificial lake and magnificent gardens, the Château de Chantilly contains a superb collection of paintings within the Musée Condé.Left shambolic after the Revolution, the restored château…
Amusement Park in Disneyland Resort Paris

Disneyland Park

Disneyland Park has five themed pays (lands): the 1900s-styled Main Street USA; Frontierland, home of the legendary Big Thunder Mountain ride; Adventureland, which evokes exotic lands in rides including the Pirates …
Gardens in Fontainebleau

Château de Fontainebleau Gardens & Park

On the northern side of the Château de Fontainebleau is the formal Jardin de Diane, created by Catherine de Médicis. Le Nôtre’s formal, 17th-century Jardin Français (French Garden), also known as the Grand Parterre,…
Palace in Versailles

Domaine de Marie-Antoinette

Northwest of Versailles’ main palace is the Domaine de Marie-Antoinette. Admission includes the pink-colonnaded Grand Trianon, built in 1687 for Louis XIV and his family to escape the rigid etiquette of the court; t…