8 days in Paris & Strasbourg Itinerary

8 days in Paris & Strasbourg Itinerary

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8 days in Paris & Strasbourg Itinerary

Start: Paris
1
Paris
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Strasbourg
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
End: Paris

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, stop by Le Marais, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planner.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, then stop by La Petite France, and finally don't miss a visit to Barrage Vauban. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix, step into the grandiose world of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, and then admire the landmark architecture of Gare de Strasbourg.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Strasbourg trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Strasbourg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

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