Why don't you choose the southern part of the Ile-de France region for your Parisian holidays? Rent a gîte in the Essonne and discover this dynamic region. Gîtes de France adapt to your requirements, providing all manner of household appliances or supplementary beds.
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Mediaeval history enthusiasts will enjoy a stay in the Ile-de-France: they will love exploring the 13th century fortress at Dourdan and the 11th century castle keep at Montlhéry.
If you're spending a weekend break in the Paris area, book a holiday rental in the Essonne. Nature tourists will enjoy discovering the regions parks and gardens, such as those at Courances, Courson and Chamarande, as well as the botanical gardens of Milly-la-Forêt. You can also go on a boat trip along the Yerres river from the Caillebotte domain.Book a seasonal rental in Etampes, an artistic town situated between Paris and Orleans.
Visit the Portereaux, the House of the Pillars and the mansion of Diane of Poitiers. The Paris Basin area is home to many festivals; in Essonne you can attend the jazz festival of Corbeil-Essonnes, the European Cinema Festival and the Primeurs de Massy festival. the bravest among you can explore the Paris region by bicycle; the many cycle trails in the region will allow you to reach Paris in an environmentally friendly way: cycle-tourism.