12 days in Paris, Versailles & Amboise Itinerary

12 days in Paris, Versailles & Amboise Itinerary

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12 days in Paris, Versailles & Amboise Itinerary

Start: Culiacan
Fly:  27 h
1
Paris
— 4 nights
Train:  15 min
2
Versailles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Amboise
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Paris
— 1 night
End: Paris

4
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Paris online itinerary builder.

Culiacan, Mexico to Paris is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Culiacan to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Culiacan in August, expect Paris to be cooler, temps between 29°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Versailles

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Water Parterres, don't miss a visit to The Hall of Mirrors, then make a trip to Palace of Versailles, then don't miss a visit to La Galerie des Batailles, and finally admire the striking features of The Trianons & The Hamlet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Musee des impressionnismes, then examine the collection at Fondation Claude Monet, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Versailles trip app.

Versailles is very close to Paris. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amboise.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Giverny
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet

3
nights
Amboise

Amboise
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On the 10th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Chateau Royal d'Amboise and then make a trip to Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Amboise trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Versailles to Amboise takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Amboise, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amboise

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Chenonceau
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Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise

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night
Paris

Paris ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Tuileries, make a trip to Place de la Concorde, make a trip to Pont Alexandre III, then examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie, and finally explore the activities along Seine River.

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You can take a train from Amboise to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Nature Museums
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Seine River ©
Seine River
Jardin des Tuileries ©
Jardin des Tuileries
Place de la Concorde
Place de la Concorde

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