7 days in Paris & Provins Itinerary

7 days in Paris & Provins Itinerary

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Paris
— 3 nights
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Provins
— 3 nights
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Chateau de Chantilly. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Chateau de Maintenon (in Maintenon), Chateau de Pierrefonds (in Pierrefonds) and Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Tuileries, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. August in Paris sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Provins.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Provins

— 3 nights
Provins cultivates roses to make all sorts of foods from roses with specialties including rose petal jam, Provinois rose honey, and rose candy.
On the 6th (Tue), examine the collection at Musee Jardin Bourdelle, contemplate the long history of Cite Medievale de Provins, take an unorthodox tour of Les Souterrains de Provins, then browse the exhibits of La Grange aux Dimes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Quiriace. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musee Vivant de l’Apiculture, then admire the landmark architecture of Le Marche couvert, then stroll the grounds of Aisne-Marne Memorial & Cemetery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Seine Et Marne.

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Traveling by car from Paris to Provins takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Provins sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Provins

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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