8 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

8 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

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Start: Paris
1
Paris
— 4 nights
Train:  15 min
2
Versailles
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
End: Paris

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Île de la Cité. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Chateau de Fontainebleau in Fontainebleau, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, don't miss a visit to Place des Vosges, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris visit planning website.

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. March in Paris sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Chateau de Fontainebleau, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Galerie des Carrosses as well as The Trianons & The Hamlet. On the 19th (Thu), admire the striking features of The Trianons & The Hamlet, then get engrossed in the history at Galerie des Carrosses, then admire the striking features of Palace of Versailles, and finally admire the natural beauty at L'Orangerie. On your second day here, head outdoors with Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm, then walk around Le Parc de la Clef, then make a trip to La laiterie de propreté, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Le Grand Trianon.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Versailles trip planner.

Versailles is just a stone's throw from Paris. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in March, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Le Parc de la Clef, Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
L'Orangerie ©
L'Orangerie
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet

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