An insider’s guide to Île-de-France in northern France, including the main attractions to visit on holiday, the best towns and villages to live in, the major festivals and events, and buying property in Île-de-France
Want to do something different for New Year’s Eve this year? How about joining the crowds on the Champs-Élysées, escaping everyone at a national park, listening to a concert in a prehistoric cave or tucking in to a French Réveillon?
While the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe have hardly changed since 1900 some parts of Paris look quite different now. See how much the city has changed in the last century with these amazing pictures