6 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

6 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Paris
— 2 nights
Drive
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Versailles
— 3 nights
Drive

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Paris

— 2 nights

City of Light

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'Orsay and Atelier des Lumieres. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Le Marais. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau) in Fontainebleau, approximately Fontainebleau away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through 1st Arrondissement, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Paris visit planner.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

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Versailles

— 3 nights

Royal Paradise

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.
On the 12th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame de Versailles, admire the striking features of Le Grand Trianon, contemplate the long history of Temple de l'Amour, then take an in-depth tour of Galerie des Carrosses, and finally make a trip to Académie Équestre de Versailles. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cote Sainte-Catherine, admire the striking features of Hotel de Bourgtheroulde, admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, then steep yourself in history at Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee Secq des Tournelles.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Versailles tour builder.

You can drive from Paris to Versailles in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Versailles sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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