6 days in Paris, Normandy & Versailles Itinerary

6 days in Paris, Normandy & Versailles Itinerary

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6 days in Paris, Normandy & Versailles Itinerary

Start: Paris
1
Paris
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Giverny
— 1 day
train:  1​h
3
Rouen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Etretat
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
5
Honfleur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Versailles
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
End: Paris

1
night
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.
To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paris travel route planning app .

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll travel to Giverny.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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day
Giverny

Giverny ©
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Musee des impressionnismes as well as Fondation Claude Monet. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet and then explore the world behind art at Musee des impressionnismes.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Giverny online visit planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Giverny takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Giverny are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rouen.

Things to do in Giverny

Museums Parks
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Musee des impressionnismes ©
Musee des impressionnismes
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

1
night
Rouen

Rouen
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rouen tour itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Giverny to Rouen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Rouen sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Thu) before leaving for Etretat.

Things to do in Rouen

Outdoors Parks Tours
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hours
Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Falaises d'Etretat and then contemplate the long history of Les Jardins D'Etretat.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Etretat attractions website .

Traveling by car from Rouen to Etretat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Etretat can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks Nature
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Les Jardins D'Etretat ©
Les Jardins D'Etretat

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night
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Deauville Beach as well as Plage de Trouville. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Vieux Bassin.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Honfleur trip planner .

Traveling by car from Etretat to Honfleur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Honfleur, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Versailles.

Things to do in Honfleur

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Deauville Beach, Plage de Trouville
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Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Plage de Trouville ©
Plage de Trouville
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin

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nights
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.
For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Versailles route planner.

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Versailles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Versailles, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. You will leave for home on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Versailles

Outdoors Fun & Games Historic Sites
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