8 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

8 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ile-de-France trip planner
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Bus to Boston, Fly to Paris
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Paris
— 4 nights
Drive
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Versailles
— 3 nights
Drive to Paris-Orly Airport, Fly to Portland

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Paris — 4 nights

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.
Paris is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, take a stroll through Montmartre, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paris online sightseeing planner.

Portland, USA to Paris is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Portland to Paris due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Versailles.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Versailles — 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Domaine of Villarceaux (in Chaussy), Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm (in Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy). On 24th (Sat), while away the hours contemplating the architecture of Palace of Versailles. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Versailles trip maker site.

Drive from Paris to Versailles in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
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