16 days in Western Europe

16 days in Western Europe

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Make it your trip
Fly to Paris-Orly Airport, Drive to Versailles
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Versailles
— 2 nights
Drive
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Boulogne-Billancourt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Paris
— 6 nights
Drive
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Bayeux
— 2 nights
Train
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Nantes
— 3 nights
Fly

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Versailles

— 2 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.
To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Versailles online road trip planner.

Washington, USA to Versailles is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Versailles is 6 hours. When traveling from Washington in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Versailles, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Boulogne-Billancourt.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:

Boulogne-Billancourt

— 2 nights
Boulogne-Billancourt is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte Therese de l'Enfant Jesus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame de la Perseverence, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiale Saint Martin.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Boulogne-Billancourt route planner.

Boulogne-Billancourt is just a short distance from Versailles. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Boulogne-Billancourt

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5:

Paris

— 6 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Saint Germain des Pres Quarter as well as Fondation Claude Monet. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, visit Montmartre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Paris day trip app.

Paris is just a stone's throw from Boulogne-Billancourt. October in Paris sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 5 — 11:

Bayeux

— 2 nights
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, then indulge your senses at Cave Cidricole Lecornu, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Bayeux sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 13th (Wed), you're off to Nantes.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:

Nantes

— 3 nights

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Les Machines de L'ile and Chateau de Brissac are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Nantes to Angers to see Chateau d'Angers about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, see the interesting displays at Musee Jules Verne, admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Plantes, and take a stroll through Passage Pommeraye.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nantes online road trip planner.

Drive from Bayeux to Nantes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daytime highs in Nantes are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16: