6 days in Versailles & Paris Itinerary

6 days in Versailles & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
1
Versailles
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
2
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Detroit

1
night
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 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 see ratings, where to stay, 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 take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de Maintenon, Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse
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Chateau de Maintenon ©
Chateau de Maintenon
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse ©

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Chateau de Chantilly and Île de la Cité. Louvre Museum and Atelier des Lumieres will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, don't miss a visit to Ile Saint-Louis, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and steep yourself in history at Hotel de Ville.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Paris is just a stone's throw from Versailles. September in Paris sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Chateau de Chantilly
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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