Saint-Germain-en-Laye is located some 12 miles (19 kilometers) from Paris, the capital of France.
During your stay in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, visit the Saint-Germain-en-Laye National Museum of Archaeology. Another attraction is the Chateau de St-Germain-en-Laye.
Of course, visiting just one place, regardless of its popularity, will only ever provide you with a glimpse into the broader cultural and natural fabric of a region. So allow time to explore Ile-de-France's other cities, attractions and landscapes. Theatre Andre Malraux and Malmaison Castle which are in and around Rueil-Malmaison, are excellent to visit. Rueil-Malmaison, is 4 miles (6 kilometers) away from Saint-Germain-en-Laye. Maisons-Laffitte is another place worth checking out. Here you'll find the Chateau de Maison and Golf de Maisons Laffitte. Maisons-Laffitte is 4 miles (6 kilometers) from Saint-Germain-en-Laye.
Around 12 miles (19 kilometers) to the east of Saint-Germain-en-Laye is Paris, a regional center which is home to Pierre de Coubertin Stadium, Longchamp Racecourse and Paris Museum of Modern Art. Palais Abbatial, Tuileries Garden and Musee du Luxembourg are also worth investigating while you are in Paris.
Go to Ile-de-France's art galleries, theaters and art museums. These are good places to spend time, especially when the weather is unpleasant. Visit Ile-de-France's historically significant historic mansions, it's a great way to get to know the area's rich past.
Ile-de-France is an excellent place to sign up for one of the culinary tours and city walking tours that are offered here.
As your adventures here draw to a close, spend your last euros on last-minute keepsakes and say Au revoir / À bientôt to the locals you've met and the special places you have seen.