8 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

8 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

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Paris
— 4 nights
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Versailles
— 3 nights
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Paris

— 4 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Place des Vosges and Ile Saint-Louis. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Reims) and Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris visit planner.

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 March in Paris, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Versailles

— 3 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.
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, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Versailles trip planner.

Drive from Paris to Versailles in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. 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 drive back home.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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