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Explore the medieval settlement of Mont Saint Michel on a 14-hour sightseeing tour from Paris. Wander the narrow streets of the mountainous island,…
Experience the opulence of the Palace and Gardens of Versailles on a half-day excursion from Paris. Marvel at the spectacular interior of the palace…
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Skip the long lines to the magnificent Palace of Versailles on a 4.5-hour tour of the expansive gardens and chateau. Explore the majestic rooms, and…
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Day trip to Versailles
Visiting Versailles is considered a must for most travelers on a visit to Paris. Best known for the grand and opulent Palace of Versailles, it is one of the finest places to take in the splendor of the Bourbon kings. On the grounds, make sure to visit the historic Hall of Mirrors, the Trianons, and the immaculate, expansive gardens. Beyond the palace, take in the Royal Stables and the Royal Tennis Court.
How far is Versailles from Paris?
At just under 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Paris, getting to Versailles takes just around 30 minutes. Taking the train is usually the most popular option, as there is a station just a five-minute walk from the palace.
Day trip to Giverny
The most striking choice for a quick getaway from the city, a day trip to Giverny from Paris is guaranteed to satisfy any art lover. The charming village is most recognized as the home of impressionist master Claude Monet. You can visit Monet’s home, his famed gardens and water lilies, and the Museum of Impressionism before taking a break at the period-decorated Hôtel Baudy.
How far is Giverny from Paris?
Only 75 kilometers (46 miles) from Paris, your day trip to Giverny should take just about an hour, whether by train or by car.
Day trip to Reims
Taking a day trip to Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Reims has been the site of the coronations of most of the kings of France and is one of the city’s top attractions. As part of the Champagne region, travelers may want to take the time to taste some bubbly at Maison Ruinart or Veuve Cliquot-Ponsardin.
How far is Reims from Paris?
Located about 144 kilometers (89 miles) from Paris, Reims is an easy day trip however you decide to travel there. The journey takes just about 45 minutes by train, thanks to high-speed rail. By car, the journey should take around 90 minutes.
Day trip to the Loire Valley
How far is Fontainebleau from Paris?
Getting to Fontainebleau from Paris is easy as it’s only 55 kilometers (34 miles) away. The trip takes about 40 minutes by train, while driving takes just about one hour.
Which transportation method should I use?
There are so many choices when it comes to how to take Paris day trips. Whether you’re trying to get to Versailles or the Loire Valley, there’s a good option for everyone.
Paris day trips by train
Greater Paris and France, in general, have an extensive high-speed rail network, often making train travel the most efficient method of travel. Paris has seven main train stations, each serving a different direction and headed to different regions, so which station you use will depend on where you’re going.
Paris day trips by bus
Public bus transportation in the Paris area is more common in cities and in more rural areas. Many guided day tours from Paris will include bus transportation, often with pickup directly from your hotel.
Paris day trips by car
Traveling in your own personal vehicle is always popular for day trips. A car allows you to truly customize your own schedule and itinerary, and to travel more quickly in more rural areas where buses or trains may be less frequent.
Should I take a guided tour?
Guided tours are always excellent options for day trips. They save you the stress of planning an itinerary and, in some cases, your transportation, and often include special perks not available to the general public. Whether it’s skipping the line at Versailles or exclusive wine tastings in the Loire Valley, a guided tour for a day trip is always a good idea.
What do I bring on my day trip?
What to pack on your day trip can change depending on many factors. The season, where you’re going, and your method of travel will all affect what to bring. Some guided tours will provide everything you need for the day. As a general rule, it’s always a good idea to bring extra spending money and a light coat or shawl for unexpected chilly weather and visiting religious sites, regardless of the season.
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What people are saying about Paris
Pity that Peter Pan was closed. No parade and princess attraction due to covid restrictions. Restaurants were closed too. A different disneyland:( My family and I were choked and touched to see the poor white horse pulling the carruage with visitors inside. The poor animal looked so tired...not to meant the constant noise
Great day! Paris city Tours were punctual and professional. Exactly as described. Took about 4-4 1/2 hours to drive to Mount St Michel and back. Had around 4 hours to spend exploring. Great amount of time. Fun day!
This was a wonderful tour of both Giverny and Versailles with seemingly perfect timing being first in the doors for the opening of the Gardens and missing most of the crowds that grow throughout the day.
Our tour guide was amazing! Comfortable ride, extremely organized, and accurate historical facts! My teenager enjoyed the tour also! The best way to visit!
I had fabulous time,I enjoyed the park whole the day,I remembered my childhood but the problem it was that some part was closed.thanks