Places to visit in Europe

Ile de France - the Paris region


Vaux le Vicomte castle onTop. Above see Paris and the cathedral Notre Dame, ideally placed at the heart of the Ile de France region

The Ile de France region includes Paris and the area around Paris. In this section you will find sites and places to visit in Ile de France and around Paris. For the city of Paris, see the special chapter on Paris.
The banner picture at the top of the page features the beautiful castle of Vaux le Vicomte, south East of Paris, near Melun.