Île St-Étienne

This small island in the River Seine, now a botanical garden, is where King Robert the Pious built a castle given as a dowry to the «white queens», in other words the royal widows, given this name because of their long white veils.

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Pont St-Étienne

Nearby tourist attractions

Municipal Museum
Municipal Museum
This was one of Fouguet's residences,
60 minutes
Church of St Aspais
Church of St Aspais
Its originality lies in the irregular
15 minutes
Birthplace of Jacques Amyot
Birthplace of Jacques Amyot
A medallion portrait of Jacques Amyot is
30 minutes
Town hall of Melun
Town hall of Melun
In the courtyard stands the statue of
15 minutes
Collegiate Church of Our Lady of Melun
Collegiate Church of Our Lady of Melun
It was built by Robert the Pious, but
15 minutes
Constabulary Museum
Constabulary Museum
The Maréchaussée (the name was derived
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Church of St Aspais
Church of St Aspais
Its originality lies in the irregular
15 minutes
Town hall of Melun
Town hall of Melun
In the courtyard stands the statue of
15 minutes
Collegiate Church of Our Lady of Melun
Collegiate Church of Our Lady of Melun
It was built by Robert the Pious, but
15 minutes
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