11 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

11 days in Paris & Versailles Itinerary

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Start: Phoenix
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 4 nights
Train:  15 min
2
Versailles
— 1 night
Train:  15 min
3
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Phoenix

4
nights
Paris

Paris
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 Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Chateau de Chantilly, Chateau de Fontainebleau, and other attractions you added. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Pavillon de Manse. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Chateau of Vincennes. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Amiens (Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens & Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens) and Cathedrale Saint-Pierre (in Beauvais). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, contemplate the long history of Hotel de Ville, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paris Plage.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Phoenix, USA to Paris is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in August: high temperatures in Paris hover around 29°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Amiens, Chantilly City, Chateau of Vincennes, Chateau de Fontainebleau, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

1
night
Versailles

Versailles ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): make a trip to The Hall of Mirrors, don't miss a visit to La Galerie des Batailles, admire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet, thenexplore the striking landscape of L'Orangerie, thenget engrossed in the history at Galerie des Carrosses, and finally make a trip to Académie Équestre de Versailles.

For more things to do and more tourist information, use the Versailles trip builder.

Traveling by train from Paris to Versailles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Versailles sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Académie Équestre de Versailles ©
Académie Équestre de Versailles
Galerie des Carrosses ©
Galerie des Carrosses

4
nights
Paris

Paris
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Chateau de Chantilly, Chateau de Fontainebleau, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee du Parfum - Fragonard and Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Montmartre and La Madeleine. Enjoy Paris some more: see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Paris trip planning site.

Getting from Versailles to Paris by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Chateau de Fontainebleau, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Chateau de Chantilly
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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