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…go walking, boating and dancing by the river

explore old towns and country footpaths

eat in family-run restaurants with 1950s decor and prices to match

discover half-hidden châteaux and artists’ country houses…

without running into hordes of other visitors – yet still be an hour (or less) from Paris.







An Hour From Paris is a pocket-sized guide to 20 little-known rewarding daytrips within an hour of Paris by train. It includes helpful practical tips and the essential historical context for each visit, as well as specially-drawn local maps and original photos.

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