Day trips from Paris

Enjoy one day trips from Paris, Versailles, Giverny, Chartres, Fontainebleau, Sceaux, Barbizon, Disneyland Paris, Chambord, Cheverny. Vaux-le-Vicomte, Bruges, Mont-Saint-Michel, London.

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One day at Versailles Palace

The Palace of Versailles a day trip from Paris. Versailles is located 20 kilometers of Paris. One day in Versailles, visit the interior of the castle and the gardens. Address Chateau of Versailles: Place d'Armes, Versailles, France. To considerer few events in Versailles:

  • The Musical Fountains Show: March to October, Saturdays and Sundays.
  • The Fountains Night Show: June to September, Saturdays.
  • Musical gardens

Day trip to Giverny

Giverny a small village near Paris. Giverny is famous for being the residence of Claude Monet. He has lived in Giverny and a visit of Claude Monet's Garden is a must-do. Claude Monet has painted his famous works in Giverny, the Water Lilies. Address of Foundation Claude Monet: 84 rue Claude Monet, Giverny, France. 

  • Claude Monet's House
  • Gardens of Giverny


Chartres is located near Paris. Chartres is a medieval town famous with the Cathedral of Chartres. Address of Chartres Cathedral: 16 Cloitre Notre-Dame, Chartres, France. Enjoy the events in Chartres 2016:

  • Chartres en lumières 2018, light festival in Chartres from April 14 to October 6, 2018.
  • Chartres Organ Competition, August, September 2018. The finales of the competition will take place on Sunday, September 9th at the Cathedral Notre-Dame of Chartres.
  • The 23rd International Cat Show of Chartres, September 15, 2018, Chartrexpo, Rue du Médecin Général Beyne, Chartres  
  • Les Artisanales Chartres 2018, October 12 to 15, 2018, Chartrexpo.
  • La foire de la Saint-André, November 25, 2018.


Fontainebleau is only 55 kilometres near Paris. Fontainebleau is famous for the Palace of Fontainebleau, the beautiful forest and the equestrian events. Address of the Fontainebleau palace: Fontainebleau, France.

  • La Foulée Impériale 2019 de Fontainebleau: semi-marathonApril 7.
  • Grand Parquet Endurance, June 2019 
  • Imperial Trail, September 15, 2018
  • Championat de France de Marche Nordique, Fontainebleau September 30 2018
  • 4 Etoiles de Pau 2018, equestrian show from October 24 to 28.

Domaine de Sceaux

Sceaux is a small village located in Paris suburbs, one of the wealthiest areas. It is famous for its castle, Le Chateau de Sceaux. The park was designed by Andre Lenôtre and built by André Colbert. You find the Musée de l’Île-de-France. Events at the Chateau de Sceaux:

  • Festival de Musique de l'Orangerie de Sceaux: August to September 16, 2018. Music festival.


Barbizon is not far from Fontainebleau. Near the Forest of Fontainebleau. The French village is famous for its galleries. Well-know painters visited Barbizon, Millet and Rousseau.

Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris is easy to reach from Paris with the RER. In Marne-La-Vallee, Euro Disney Resort is a most visited attraction for kids near Paris. There are 2 parks, Disneyland Park and the Walt Disney Studios Park. The events in Disneyland Paris:

  • Festival Halloween Disney in October, November.
  • Christmas in Disney, Christmas parade.

Castles of the Loire

Day trips from Paris to the Loire Vallee. Chambord, Amboise, Chenonceau are famous and have the most beautiful castles in France. 

  • Festival of Chambord: July 2019
  • Christmas in Chenonceau: December to January.


Vaux-le-Vicomte a French Chateau near Paris, in Maincy. Vaux-le-Vicomte celebrate 400th anniversary of Nicolas Fouquet. Address of the Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte: Maincy, France. Events 2015 at Vaux-le-Vicomte:

  • The charm of Candlelit eveningMay to October.
  • Lunch and Grand Siecle Fashion Show, June.

Mont Saint-Michel

Le Mont Saint-Michel is the most visited place near Paris. An island with a tiny village on top. The Mont Saint-Michel is famous for its fortifications, the Monastery and restaurants.

  • Run in Mont Saint-Michel, May 2019
  • Mont Saint-Michel Marathon, May 2019

London UK

Travel to London From Paris is easy. Take the Eurostar from the Gare du Nord and arrive downtown London. It takes hours and you are in London. 

And other day trips from Paris: Park Asterix, Provins, Honfleur, Strasbourg.

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