Paris itself is a big magnet for not only romance seeker but also those who want to capture the France elegance. The city has many attractions that can fill your days with excitement. To enjoy some changes, soaking up the different charm of Paris surrounding, these 10 day trips from Paris are just perfect inspiration.
They features either castle visit, extravagant gastronomy, artistic destination as well cultural interaction that you should not miss:
The reason I put Mont Saint-Michel on the top of this list is simply for its uniqueness. The Unesco Heritage site looks like a fairy tale scenery from far. As you approach its quaint village and church, there are more to admire.
Mont Saint-Michel is also well known for as a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. What French people love to do in this site is to walk along the seaside on a guided tour.
It is unquestionably Versailles is a tempting city for an easy day trip from Paris. You can take either a taxi ride or a train for 1 hour to reach this beautiful setting.
The rich history of Versailles commenced with Louis XVII when he converted a quiet village to a hunting lodge. The palace of Versailles witness not only the glory of imperial life but also many important political events. A tour to Versailles allows you to sample the finest French architect, charming gardens with fountains.
If you come to Versailles in summer, there are fountain shows, fireworks festivals.
To please kids in Paris, Disneyland is probable the premier choice. This kid-friendly park was created to seduces visitors who love to have hugs from Mickey Mouse or other famous character.
There are so many activities to keep you busy within 2 parks of Disney.
The advantage of this park is you can reach it within an hour from Paris centre by RER train.
Giverny and Monet’s Gardens
Have you ever heard about the artwork of Claud Monet or Vangoh ? if yes, then a trip to pay homage to Giverny is a source of inspiration to understand about his life and impressionist paintings.
Located in the picturesque strip of Normandy, the village of Giverny showcases the rich landscapes of the area.
Just 45 minutes from Paris, Chantilly is a land of horse and forest. The main landmark that draws visitors the most is Chantilly castle. It is a stunning architecture, surrounded by lush garden with spacious lake features perfect wanders.
What you should not miss in Chantilly is a horse riding course then taste the delicious Chantilly cream.
There are up to 44 castles scattering in Loire Valley. Certainly a day is not enough to explore all the highlights or even 5 castles right in the heart of Loire but if you leave early from Paris then you can sample the key attractions including Cheverny, Chambord and Chinon.
Do not forget to add a visit to local winery into your itinerary of Loire, it is really worth visiting
Are you excited for a beach hopping near Paris ? Honfleur is an ideal choice to do so.
To appreciate Honfleur within a day, the best idea is to combine morning market visit, Museum of Marine, climbing the Côte de Grâce for panorama picture and La Jolie France boat trip.
If you do not like taking a train, the road trip for 197km is full of rural landscapes