8 days in Western Europe Itinerary

8 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France vacation planner
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Paris
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Versailles
— 1 night
Drive
3
Provins
— 1 night
Drive
4
Giverny
— 1 night
Drive
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Rouen
— 1 night
Drive
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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
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Paris — 2 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.
On the 2nd (Sun), stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris tour app.

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Paris is 9 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: highs in Paris hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Versailles.
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Versailles — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Versailles travel planner.

You can drive from Paris to Versailles in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Versailles sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Provins.
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Provins — 1 night

Provins cultivates roses to make all sorts of foods from roses with specialties including rose petal jam, Provinois rose honey, and rose candy.
On the 5th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Musee Camille Claudel, relax in the rural setting at Ferme Pedagogique de Saint-hilliers, and then look for gifts at Beer Town.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Provins trip itinerary app.

Getting from Versailles to Provins by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Giverny.
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Giverny — 1 night

Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet, then explore the historical opulence of Domaine of Villarceaux, and then examine the collection at Le Musee de l'Outil.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Giverny trip maker.

Drive from Provins to Giverny in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rouen.
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Rouen — 1 night

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, then see the interesting displays at Musee Flaubert et d'Histoire de la Medecine, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rouen trip maker app.

You can drive from Giverny to Rouen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Rouen sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.
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Mont-Saint-Michel — 1 night

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 8th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel and then pause for some photo ops at Mont Saint-Michel.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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