8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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8 days in France Itinerary

Start: Paris
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Versailles
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Fontainebleau
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Amboise
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Chambord
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Giverny
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
7
Chantilly City
— 1 day
train:  30​min
8
Roissy-en-France
— 1 night
train:  30​min
End: Paris

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sainte-Chapelle, Pantheon, Hotel de Ville, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Palais Garnier - Opera National de Paris and then get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, appreciate the history behind Pantheon, then stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and finally make a trip to Louvre Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Luxembourg Gardens ©
Luxembourg Gardens

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 16th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Palace of Versailles, don't miss a visit to The Hall of Mirrors, then admire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at L'Orangerie.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Versailles trip itinerary website .

Versailles is just a short distance from Paris. In April in Versailles, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 40°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Fontainebleau.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
The Hall of Mirrors ©
The Hall of Mirrors

few
hours
Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau is a commune in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. Chateau de Fontainebleau has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Fontainebleau.

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Drive from Versailles to Fontainebleau in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in April, and nighttime lows around 41°F. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amboise.

Things to do in Fontainebleau

Historic Sites Museums
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Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau

2
nights
Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. You've now added Les Caves Champignonnieres des Roches to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): learn the secrets of production at Les Caves Champignonnieres des Roches.

Plan trip to Amboise with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Fontainebleau to Amboise in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Amboise are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Chambord.

Things to do in Amboise

Tours

Side Trip

Les Caves Champignonnieres des Roches
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Les Caves Champignonnieres des Roches ©

few
hours
Chambord

Chambord ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chambord.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Chambord day trip site .

You can drive from Amboise to Chambord in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Giverny.

Things to do in Chambord

Historic Sites
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Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord

1
night
Giverny

Giverny ©
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet, then examine the collection at Maison de van Gogh, and then don't miss a visit to Cementerio Auvers su Oise.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Giverny online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Chambord to Giverny in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in April, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Chantilly.

Things to do in Giverny

Parks Museums

Side Trip

Auvers-sur-Oise
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

1
day
Chantilly City

Chantilly City
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau de Chantilly, examine the collection at The Living Museum of the Horse, then admire the natural beauty at Le Potager des Princes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale notre-dame de Senlis, and finally explore the historical opulence of Parc et Vestiges du chateau royal.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Chantilly trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Giverny to Chantilly in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Chantilly are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a train to Roissy-en-France.

Things to do in Chantilly City

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Senlis
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Chateau de Chantilly
Chateau de Chantilly
Cathedrale notre-dame de Senlis ©
Cathedrale notre-dame de Senlis
The Living Museum of the Horse ©
The Living Museum of the Horse

1
night
Roissy-en-France

Roissy-en-France ©
On the 21st (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at Aeroville and then get your game on at Full Flight Simulator Paris.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Roissy-en-France sightseeing planner .

Roissy-en-France is very close to Chantilly. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in April, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Roissy-en-France

Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Aeroville
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Full Flight Simulator Paris ©
Full Flight Simulator Paris
Aeroville ©
Aeroville

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