6 days in Versailles & Paris Itinerary

6 days in Versailles & Paris Itinerary

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6 days in Versailles & Paris Itinerary

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin de Versailles, and then explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Palace of Versailles and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Maintenon.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Versailles trip maker website .

Detroit, USA to Versailles is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Detroit to Versailles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Detroit in September, things will get little chillier in Versailles: highs are around 70°F and lows about 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the 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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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Chateau de Maintenon ©
Chateau de Maintenon

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.
Visit Arc de Triomphe and Hotel de Ville for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Chateau de Chantilly in Chantilly, approximately 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and examine the collection at Atelier des Lumieres.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planning site .

Paris is just a short distance from Versailles. September in Paris sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks

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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