11 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

11 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ile-de-France Trip Planner
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Paris
— 7 nights
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Versailles
— 3 nights
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Paris — 7 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and La Petite Ceinture du 12th arrondissement. Head to Champs-Elysees and Le Maraisfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Paris day trip planning site.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Versailles.
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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.
On the 9th (Tue), admire the striking features of Palace of Versailles, then make a trip to La Galerie des Batailles, and then browse the different shops at Westfield Parly 2. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at The Royal Chapel, then admire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet, then get to know the resident critters at Parc Zoologique et Chateau de Thoiry, and finally stop by L'adresse gourmande.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Versailles journey planner.

Getting from Paris to Versailles by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.
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