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 the outskirts of Paris, such as that of 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. Book your day trips from Paris online with PARISCityVISION to enjoy the city's wonderful surroundings.
Small groups or private tours. Visit the gardens and house of Monet, and the Museum of Impressionism in Giverny. Stop for lunch at Moulin de Fourges. Then head for Auvers-sur-Oise and its famous Auberge Ravoux. Minibus trip departing from Paris.
Spend a magical afternoon with your children during the Christmas vacation in the marvelous setting of the Château of Vaux-le-Vicomte. Stroll through the illuminated gardens with the whole family.
Discover Fontainebleau castle and the Château of Vaux-le-Vicomte that inspired Versailles. Take an audio-guided tour and roam freely through the châteaux and French gardens designed by André Le Nôtre. Day trip departing from Paris.
Small groups or private tours. Discover the gardens of Versailles and the Grand Apartments. Visit the gardens and house of Claude Monet as well as the Museum of Impressionism. Depart from and return to your accommodation in Paris. Lunch included.
A guided day tour with two must-see destinations close to Paris. Discover the Gardens of Giverny, with free time to visit the studio and House of Claude Monet. Then head to the Palace of Versailles, with free time to stroll through the gardens. Stop for lunch at Moulin de Fourges.
Round trip transfer by minibus or motorcoach from the center of Paris to La Vallee Village. Free time to shop in the village for a half-day. Discover the most prestigious luxury brands and fashion items at exceptional prices, while enjoying a stroll through the paved streets of the Village. Other services are available on site.
Discover the châteaux of Fontainebleau and Vaux-le-Vicomte on a day trip departing from Paris. Free time to visit the French gardens dating from the Renaissance.
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Visit the Château of Vaux-le-Vicomte by candle light with an audio guide. Visit the gardens lit up by 2,000 candles, discover the carriage museum and dine at the “L’Ecureuil” restaurant.
An extraordinary, intimate evening awaits you at Vaux le Vicomte. You will discover the chateau's former stables, enjoy a refined dinner, tour the chateau and its gardens lit by thousands of candles and conclude your outing with a dazzling fireworks display.
With these audio guided tours of Giverny and the Musée d’Orsay, you can take a deep dive into the world of impressionist paintings and learn about the life of Claude Monet.