9 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

9 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

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9 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

Start: Paris
1
Paris
— 5 nights
Train:  15 min
2
Versailles
— 3 nights
Train:  15 min
End: Paris

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou and Musee des Arts et Metiers. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
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Jardin d'Acclimatation ©
Jardin d'Acclimatation

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): experience rural life at Ferme de Viltain, then explore the historical opulence of Palace of Versailles, then make a trip to The Hall of Mirrors, and finally make a trip to The Water Parterres. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet, explore the wealth of natural beauty at L'Orangerie, then walk around Le Jardin de Versailles, then have some family-friendly fun at SpeedPark, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Canal.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Versailles road trip planner .

Versailles is very close to Paris. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for the train ride back home.

Things to do in Versailles

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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Ferme de Viltain ©
Ferme de Viltain
Golf de Saint-Marc ©
Golf de Saint-Marc

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