Day trips outside of Paris
L’Île-de-France is not just made up of Paris, or Versailles and its famous castle, but is a large region with an abounding heritage of treasures from throughout the ages. By travelling just a few kilometres around the outskirts of Paris, you will soon find yourself in the heart of luxurious and poetic surroundings, such as Auvers-sur-Oise and Giverny, which provided great inspiration for impressionist painters such as Cézanne, Monet and Van Gogh. Or Barbizon's hamlet, a source of inspiration for Corot and Millet. Various castles can also be found in Paris surroundings, such as that of Maimaison, greatly appreciated by Napoleon, Vaux le Vicomte and its famous gardens, and the Royal Palace of Fontainebleau, the preferred residence of sovereigns throughout eight centuries. Or even the medieval city of Provins, which welcomes you into an amazing journey through time. Thriving in fauna and flora, the animal park of Thoiry, a zoological park covering 150 hectares allows you to discover an African reserve where animals live in freedom.
We organise for you and your children a magical afternoon in the somptuous castle of Vaux le Vicomte, free time to discover the beautiful illuminations of the gardens.
Visit of Monet’s house and Giverny's gardens. Visit the Musée des Impressionnismes Giverny. Lunch in the Moulin de Fourges. Finally, visit of the gardens and the Palace of Versailles. Minibus tour with pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Paris.
Guided tour to visit Giverny Monet. Visit Monet’s House and discover all the beautiful colored and flowered gardens of Giverny which inspired Monet for his paintings.
Bus tour to Vaux le Vicomte and Fontainebleau. Visit the Castle of Vaux le Vicomte with audio-guide and stroll around the French gardens. Visit the Castle of Fontainebleau with audio-guide and stroll around the gardens.
Spend the afternoon visiting Monet’s garden and home in Giverny and the Musée des Impressionnismes Giverny. Pick up from your hotel in Paris, return at the same place, minibus tour.
Visit the Palace of Versailles on your own with audio-guide, discover the main state apartments and stroll around the gardens.
Experience the history of the Palace of Versailles with skip-the-line ticket and its magnificent gardens. Morning guided visit of Versailles, minibus transportation from Paris. Pick-up and drop-off at your residence in Paris.
Have dinner at the restaurant « Les Charmilles » then enjoy a candlelit visit of Vaux le Vicomte Castle. Tour by minibus with driver-guide, pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Paris.
Round trip transfer by minibus or motorcoach from the center of Paris to La Vallee Village. Free time to shop in the village.
Guided visit of the Palace of Fontainebleau and free time to visit and stroll around the gardens.