10 days in Austin & Paris Itinerary

10 days in Austin & Paris Itinerary

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Austin, United States
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Austin, United States — 4 nights

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of the Pacific War and Grape Creek Vineyards. Do your shopping at The San Antonio River Walk and Texcetera. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Austin: San Antonio (Natural Bridge Caverns & San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral), Calais Winery (in Hye) and Fredericksburg (Wildseed Farms, Lost Draw Cellars, &more). There's still lots to do: trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Austin trip planning website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Austin Bergstrom International Airport, San Antonio International Airport and Randolph Air Force Base. In May, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Paris.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Head to Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Champs-Elyseesfor some retail therapy. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Le Marais, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Austin to Paris in 12.5 hours. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Austin to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in May, expect nights in Paris to be little chillier, around 49°F, while days are cooler, around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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