8 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

8 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ile-de-France travel route maker

Make it your trip
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Paris
— 2 nights
Train
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Versailles
— 5 nights
Drive

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Paris

— 2 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.
On the 28th (Mon), make a trip to Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Seine River, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, make a trip to Luxembourg Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris visit planning site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Versailles

— 5 nights

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.
Versailles is known for parks, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Temple de l'Amour, make a trip to La laiterie de propreté, get to know the fascinating history of Grand Canal, and browse the exhibits of The Royal Chapel.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Versailles day trip planner.

Versailles is just a short distance from Paris. In October, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 47°F. You will leave for home on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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