6 days in Versailles & Paris Itinerary

6 days in Versailles & Paris Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ile-de-France tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Paris-Orly Airport, Drive to Versailles
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Versailles
— 1 night
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Paris
— 3 nights
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Versailles

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin de Versailles, and then steep yourself in history at The Trianons & The Hamlet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Maintenon.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Versailles trip itinerary planning website.

Detroit, USA to Versailles is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Detroit in September: high temperatures in Versailles hover around 70°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Paris

— 3 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Chateau de Chantilly and Ile Saint-Louis. Louvre Museum and Atelier des Lumieres will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and stroll through Île de la Cité.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Versailles to Paris takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Paris sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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