Val de Marne is a department of Ile de France
Val-de-Marne is a department, named after the Marne River. It lies to the south-east of Paris and form “small ring” with 2 other department surrounding the capital.
It is a landscape of plains, plateaus and forests.
With 15kms of the Seine and 24kms of the Marne running through the department, river tourism is one of the greatest assets of this department.
Champigny-sur-Marne is also worth a visit for its ancient church of St-Saturnin, its many streets with revolutionary names and its Musee de la Resistance National.
Nogent has many colourful restaurants along the river and the Musee de Nogent which covers all matters of historical and regional importance and especially features pictures of the development of life on the river banks. Its marina is one of the most sizeable.
In Vincennes, there is a beautiful castle, one of the rare examples of a royal chateau dating back to the feudal era. Moreover, you can also visit the St Louis church, charming l’hotel de ville build between 1887 and 1891 and zoo from 1934 appreciated by its visitors.
Discover beautiful destinations in the Val-de-Marne, including summer relaxation on the banks of the Marne, riverside taverns (where a joyful atmosphere is always present), take advantage of a pleasant river cruise to discover the Marne islands and historical tour circuits in the footsteps of the Kings of France and original works of Art.
With exceptional landscapes, flora and fauna the department offers varied opportunities for leisure pursuits. There are some 13 museums. At Champigny in the Parc Vercors, the Museum of the Resistance covers the years 1930-45, Sucy-en Brie full of artisanal gems that evoke everyday 19th century life in the Val-de-Marne.
There is also a highly varied program that is rich with emotional experiences, featuring temporary exhibits, theme parties, exceptional visits and company tours. For example: “Paris Mambo Festival”, athletic events, “La Musique de nos Potes”-serial concerts, “Festival de musique franco-americaine de Thiais”- concerts of Frech and American artists ou “Nous n’irons pas a Avignon”-music, theatre and dance.
Val-de-Marne as Paris, offers a large variety of traditional regional and international dishes. The menus are mostly influenced by the Normandy and Champagne region.
Tourism office in Val de Marne:
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Travel from the UK
By air: Easyjet flies from Belfast, Liverpool Newcastle and London Luton to Paris.
Ryanair flies from Shannon, Dublin and Glasgow to Paris.
By rail: Eurostar go from London to Paris in just 2h35.
By car: You can travel by car to Paris by taking the ferries which go from Dover to Calais and then you can take the Motorway to Paris.
You can also cross the channel with the Eurostar and stop at Calais. Then you will travel on the motorway directly to Paris.
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