Paris is one of the best cities in the world which attracts thousands of tourists year round. There are so many things you can do in Paris that it is difficult to cover all of them in a single trip to the French capital. From visiting the luxurious shopping malls to checking out the Eiffel Tower to enjoying stay in Silmo Paris hotels, you can do it all in Paris. However, there are some lesser known place around Paris that can offer you a lot of delight as well. Here are 4 such places you can visit.
Auvers-sur-Oise – for those who fancy visiting beautiful villages, the Auvers-sur-Oise is one of the top places to check out. It is a few miles away from the capital city and you can opt for a train or private cars as well. The village holds a lot of significance in French history because it attracted a huge number of artists and French intellectuals, especially the Impressionists. Pissarro, Sisley, Monet and many others lived here. However, it is more famous because the village is Van Gogh’s last home. So, don’t forget to pay a visit to the historical place.
Versailles – a lot of you maybe familiar with the term “Versailles”. Yes! This is the place where the very famous “Versailles Treaty” was signed. The Palace of Versailles is the most important attraction in this small town. The Gardens of Versailles are also very beautiful & you can literally spend the whole day there. Some other famous attractions here include – Academy of Equestrian Art, the Carriage Museum, or the Chuch of Notre Dame. You can book a mini-van or train to visit Versailles.
Fontainebleau – a serene and picturesque town near Paris, Fontainebleau attracts tourists who are looking to spend the day in peace. The town is surrounded by lush green forest which is home to a wide range of wildlife. It was the favorite hunting place for many French kings. There is a magnificent castle situated at the heart of Fontainebleau which you must visit – the Château de Fontainebleau. Also, visit the Grand Parterre which is a gorgeous garden that was setup by none other than King Louis XIV. There are many hiking spots situated around the village that promises great adventure!
Marly Le Roi – last but not the least, you can spend an entire day at the Marly Le Roi village which was the residence of King Louis XIV. It is near the town of Versailles and a few hours from Paris. The King’s palace, the Château de Marly was destroyed during the French Revolution but you can still visit the remains. One of the famous landmarks here include the Marly Horses which is situated at the entrance.
So, here are the 4 lesser-known places that are situated near Paris you can visit this year. Also, you can book Silmo Paris hotels if you are planning to visit the Silmo Paris event of 2021, one of the most awaited tech event this year.