9 days in Paris, Versailles & Loire Valley Itinerary

9 days in Paris, Versailles & Loire Valley Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Versailles
— 1 night
3
Orleans
— 1 night
4
Saumur
— 1 night
5
Angers
— 1 night
6
Paris
— Few hours

2
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, stroll through Île de la Cité, and stop by Montmartre.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, use the Paris route planning site.

Durham, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Durham to Paris. In June, Paris is slightly colder than Durham - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): make a trip to La Galerie des Batailles, thenadmire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet, thenmake a trip to The Hall of Mirrors, and finally make a trip to The Water Parterres.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Versailles driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by train from Paris to Versailles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Versailles can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Orleans.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
The Hall of Mirrors ©
The Hall of Mirrors
La Galerie des Batailles ©
La Galerie des Batailles

1
night
Orleans

Orleans ©
Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. On the 9th (Tue), make a trip to Galerie du Lion and then have some family-friendly fun at TransVRsalle.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Orleans route tool.

Traveling by car from Versailles to Orleans takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Orleans can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Saumur.

Things to do in Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Parc Floral Orleans ©
Parc Floral Orleans
Orléans Cathedral ©
Orléans Cathedral
TransVRsalle ©
TransVRsalle

1
night
Saumur

Saumur ©
Saumur is a famous historic town known for its locally grown mushrooms and for their production of a number of regional wines and celebrated Combier liqueurs.
On the 11th (Thu), have fun and explore at Le Cadre Noir, take an in-depth tour of Musee des Blindes, thendo a tasting at Caves Louis de Grenelle, and finally see the interesting displays at Chateau de Saumur.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Saumur itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Orleans to Saumur in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Saumur sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Angers.

Things to do in Saumur

Museums Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Blindes ©
Musee des Blindes
Caves Louis de Grenelle ©
Caves Louis de Grenelle
Le Cadre Noir ©
Le Cadre Noir

1
night
Angers

Angers ©
Discover France's rich medieval history in Angers, a medium-sized city well known for its medicinal and culinary gardens dating back to the Renaissance and still open for a visit.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Maurice, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Angers ouvert, thenfind something for the whole family at Terra Botanica, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee Lurcat.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Angers itinerary tool.

You can drive from Saumur to Angers in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Angers, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Angers

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale St-Maurice ©
Cathedrale St-Maurice
Terra Botanica ©
Terra Botanica
Musee Lurcat ©
Musee Lurcat

few
hours
Paris

Paris
For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris online itinerary planner.

Take a train from Angers to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. You will leave for home on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Shopping

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