Things to see and do - Melun
Unmissable tourist sites
Melun Travel guide
Melun : Michelin's recommendations
Founded on an island on the River Seine, Meclodunum became Melun and enjoyed its time of glory when the castle of Robert the Pious was given to the «royal widows»; some of them were to found abbeys in the region, others annoyed their sovereign son to the extent that he besieged the city!
The Brie region, east of Melun, is a mixture of forest and pasture land: this is where the renowned Brie cheese originated.
Tourist attractions Melun : Things to see and do
49 r. du Gén.-de-Gaulle
It was built by Robert the Pious, but its façade, remodelled during the reign of Francis I, is Renaissance in style. The Gothic arches in the nave were restored in the 19C and there is an early-15C tombstone in the right side aisle. On the right, nea..
17 Rue Paul-Doumer
In the courtyard stands the statue of Jacques Amyot, the Renaissance humanist, translator of the works of Pluto and tutor to the children of Charles VIII who was born in Melun.
48 Rue St-Aspais
A medallion portrait of Jacques Amyot is displayed on the façade of this house, his birthplace in 1513.
81 Avenue de Meaux F - 77000 Melun
The ibis Melun is a non-smoking hotel with free WiFi and free daily newspapers. There is an on-site restaurant and a bar with a 24-hour light bite menu.The ibis Melun hotel is the ideal point of departure for numerous excursions: the châteaux of Blan..
81, avenue de Meaux F - 77000 MELUN
"The hotel offers 73 rooms with free WIFI, ""L'Estaminet"" restaurant (closed Fri evening, Sat/Sun), a bar with a 24/7 snack menu and free private parking. The ibis Melun is the perfect starting point for many excursions such..
18 quai Hippolyte-Rossignol F - 77000 Melun
Diners come here in search of a Spanish atmosphere and delicious Spanish cuisine, particularly that of Asturias - home of the family who own this bodega. On the menu are quality ingredients including delicious charcuterie and appetising dishes: paell..