Montesson is situated approximately 10 miles (16 kilometers) west of Paris, the country's capital.
Montesson is not the only place in Ile-de-France worth exploring; visitors with plenty of time can also take a day trip or two to experience the special qualities of the nearby countryside, cities and cultural attractions. For something different, check out the Theatre Andre Malraux and Malmaison Castle in and around Rueil-Malmaison, another place in France, some 2 miles (3 kilometers), from Montesson. A journey to Saint-Germain-en-Laye is another great option. It's around 3 miles (5 kilometers) from Montesson and is home to the Saint-Germain-en-Laye National Museum of Archaeology and Chateau de St-Germain-en-Laye.
Organize some transportation and head out to Paris, a shopping and transport center for the region, approximately 10 miles (16 kilometers) away from Montesson. The place offers plenty of visitor attractions, for example Pont Marie, Comedie-Francaise and Musee Marmottan. Place de la Republique, Parc de Bagatelle and Baccarat Museum are some more attractions here that should be included on every visitor's list.
To really get an understanding of the present, it's often helpful to understand the past. Ile-de-France's fascinating castles are a great place to start. Visitors to Ile-de-France should spend time exploring the region's gardens and open-air markets.
Those who like to go beyond the usual sights are sure to enjoy the region's city walking tours and culinary tours.
At the end of your vacation, say a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to the people you've enjoyed getting to know and the spots you've been.