10 days in Western Europe Itinerary

10 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Paris
— 5 nights
Train
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Lille
— 1 night
Drive
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Chalons-en-Champagne
— 1 night
Drive
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Chambord
— 1 night
Drive to Paris-Orly Airport, Fly to Austin Bergstrom International Airport

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Paris

— 5 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 inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Get some cultural insight at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris journey maker website.

Austin, USA to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Austin to Paris due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Austin in November, plan for cooler days in Paris, with highs around 51°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Lille.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Lille

— 1 night

Cultural Heart of Northern France

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale de la Treille, get to know the fascinating history of Place aux Oignons, then admire the landmark architecture of Old Stock Exchange, then don't miss a visit to Grande Place, and finally admire the masterpieces at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lille route planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Lille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In November in Lille, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Chalons-en-Champagne.

Things to do in Lille

Historic Sites · Museums

Chalons-en-Champagne

— 1 night
Châlons-en-Champagne is a city in France. To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Chalons-en-Champagne tour planner.

Traveling by car from Lille to Chalons-en-Champagne takes 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Chalons-en-Champagne can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. On the 27th (Fri), you're off to Chambord.

Things to do in Chalons-en-Champagne

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Chambord

— 1 night
On the 27th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Cheverny, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chambord, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint-Louis de Chambord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musee automobile MATRA, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Le Portail, and then steep yourself in history at Domaine National de Chambord.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chambord day trip app.

You can drive from Chalons-en-Champagne to Chambord in 3.5 hours. November in Chambord sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chambord

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips