day trips outside paris

Book the following tours below

Versailles Palace Private Tour

Flea Market Private Tour

A day in Champagne Private Tour

A day in Normandy Private Tour

A day in Chantilly Private Tour

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Versailles Private Tour

(half day)

The Palace of Versailles is one of the highlights when traveling to Paris. Located outside the French capital, this is where the last kings of France ruled, lived and feasted in grand luxury.

 

Follow your guide inside the Palace of Versailles where you will discover the King’s State Apartments. Admire the grandeur of the Palace as you make your way to the Hercules, Mercury and Apollo rooms (among other luxurious rooms) as well as the famous and dazzling Hall of Mirrors… This hall, many times copied throughout the world but never equaled in its beauty, offers a magnificent view of thestunning palace’s gardens.

 

Tour Highlights

  • The King's and Queen's State apartment
  • Marble Staircase
  • Mars Drawing Room
  • Venus & Diana Drawing Rooms
  • The impressive Hall of Mirrors
  • French style Versailles Gardens

What is included

 

A friendly and experienced tour guide at your side for this half day tour in the steps of the Sun King Louis XIV

 

Skip the Line Tickets to make the most of your visit

 

A private driver from you accomodation to Versailles Palace (pick-up and drop-off)

 

Important: The Palace is closed on Mondays

Versailles Private Tour

Half Day Versailles Private Tour (4 hours)

Includes : Skip the Line Tickets + Private transportation from any hotel/apartment in Paris to/from Versailles

580,00 €

  • Available

A day in Champagne Private Tour

(full day)

Enjoy an entire day in the Champagne region, meet the winemakers (growers and Champagne Houses), discover the vineyards countryside authenticity, and learn what makes the most famouse sparkling wine so special.

 

Start your journey with your driver-guide, picking you up at your hotel or apartment. You will head to the Champagne region (about a 1.5 hour drive from Paris).  Embark on a private visit of the cellars of Moët & Chandon, the world's largest champagne house and sample some of their finest vintage champagnes in a private salon. 

(2 Champagnes non-millésimés and 1 Champagne millésimé)

 

Continue your gastronomic journey towards the vineyards where you will enjoy a champagne pairing lunch in a Champagne domain (lunch is not included).

 

In the afternoon, you will be amazed by the Champagne Scenic Road and the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay. You will also love Hautvillers village.

To finish you day, you will discover a lesser well known family-owned local Producer like Huré Frères or Ployez-Jacquemart and sample 2 or 3 different Champagnes.
Around 5:30pm you will head back to Paris.

 

Tour Highlights

Private full-day transportation with English-speaking driver-guide, wine expert and specialized in the Champagne region.

• Private cellar tour at Champagne Moët & Chandon and commented tasting of 3 Champagnes in a private salon.
• Private visit and tasting at the domain of a top-range Boutique Champagne Producer
• Visit of UNESCO sites : Champagne Scenic Road, Avenue de Champagne in Epernay, Hautvillers (village of the monk Dom Pérignon).

 

 

What is included

 

Friendly and knowledgeable tour guide at your side all day to make the most of your getaway in Champagne region

 

Pick-up and drop off at your accomodation in Paris with a luxury private car (1.5 hour drive)

 

2 different Champagne House tastings and visits (Moët & Chandon + Top Range Boutique Hotel Producer) to get a complete overview on the region and its wines

 

Visit of Unesco must-see landmarks (Epernay, Hautvilliers...)

 

A day in Champagne Private Tour

Full Day Private Tour in Champagne Region with a driver-guide

Includes :

Private transportation from any hotel/apartment in Paris to/from Champagne region,

Visit of Hautvillers village (home of Dom Perignon),

Avenue de Champagne in Epernay,

Cellar visits and Champagne tastings at 2 Maisons de Champagne (1 famous such as Moët & Chandon and 1 family owned one like Huré Frères or Ployez-Jacquemart)

1.390,00 €

  • Available

A day in Senlis and Chantilly Private Tour

(full day)

If you want to know more about royal French dynasty and would like to explore the French countryside, a day trip to Senlis and Chantilly is the perfect solution.

 

Start your journey with your driver-guide, picking you up at your hotel or apartment. You will head to the Senlis (1 hour drive from Paris).  Senlis is an exquisite little town, with narrow cobbled streets, ancient buildings and beautiful churches. Your tour-guide will show you the best part of the old town which is a preserved area (some buildings dating back to the XIIth century). Many films and costume dramas have been shot here.

 

Your tour-guide will drive you to a very authentic and delicious restaurant in Chantilly. You will have the chance to try local specialities in a French atmosphere, surrounded by locals.

(Lunch is not included - about 30€/pax)

 

After lunch, follow your guide in Chantilly Castle. Partly destroyed

during the Revolution, the château was rebuilt by the domain's last inhabitant, the Duke of Aumale (1822-1897), and became the showcase for the collection of works of art, books and furniture. You will be amazed by the Renaissance style of this unique castle. Your tour will be a short-cut to understanding the power and magnificence of the nobility in France. 

 

Discover with you guide one of the most spectacular garden in France (said to be famous French gardener Le Nôtre’s best work).

 

After your walk in the garden, enter in the largest horse stables in Europe. The impressive equestrian show takes place beneath the Majestic dome of the Great Stables with its 28 metre high ceiling. Chantilly is the epicenter of Horse Riding in France since the King monarchy in 17th.

 

Around 5:00pm you will head back to Paris.

 

Tour Highlights

Private full-day transportation with English-speaking driver-guide.

• Private tour in Senlis, picturesque middle-age town.
• Lunch in a very authentic restaurant in Chantilly
• Private tour in Chantilly Castle and gardens

• Horse show in the magnificient Chantilly Horse Stables

 

What is included

 

Friendly and knowledgeable tour guide at your side all day to make the most of your getaway in Picardy Region.

 

Pick-up and drop off at your accomodation in Paris with a private car (1 hour drive)

 

2 private tours : Senlis oldtown + Chantilly Castle and gardens

 

1 equestrian horse show in the Great Stables of the King

 

A day in Senlis and Chantilly Private Tour

Full Day Private Tour in Champagne Region with a driver-guide

Includes :

>Friendly and knowledgeable tour guide at your side all day to make the most of your getaway in Picardy Region.

>Pick-up and drop off at your accomodation in Paris with a private car (1 hour drive)

>2 private tours : Senlis oldtown + Chantilly Castle and gardens

>1 equestrian horse show in the Great Stables of the King

1.090,00 €

  • Available

Flea Market Private Tour

(half day)

The Flea market (called also "Les Puces de St Ouen") brings together more than 1,700 second-hand and antique dealers spread over 14 markets and the surrounding streets. It's one of the world's largest flea market with an inimitable atmosphere. It's the paradise for faience, bronzes, records, vintage clothes and other unusual objects for bargain hunters.

 

This Flea Market Private Tour was designed for curious travelers willing to go off-the-beaten path. Follow your guide through the maze of markets & merchants from the very high-end Biron to the casual Vernaison. Whether you like vintage items, unsual objects, industrial furniture, or fashion shopping, you will always find your treat.

 

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the antique market and the bric-a-brac atmosphere
  • Discover a very unique flea market filled with quirky, incredibles items
  • Learn about the fascinating history of this very old market

What is included

Your guide will take through the shops making it engaging and interesting and explaining how the "Puces" success began.

 

Whether you are looking for a particular item or you'd like to enjoy the simple pleasures of bargain-hunting, your guide will help you make the most of this experience.

 

Important : The flea market is open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays year-round.

Tips: Book the tour on the Morning and when you are done, enjoy a very French lunch on one of the restaurant in the market (your guide will advice you the best spot)

 

Flea Market Private Tour

Flea Market tour for 2 persons (2 hours)

Private Transfer can be added with additionnal cost (please e-mail us after check-out)

280,00 €

  • Available

A day in Normandy Private Tour

(full day)

The Normandy Private Tour trip from Paris is a unique way to discover the WWII history and remember those who gave their life to liberate France.  At the same time, this tour will also make you discover a very rich and interesting region on the French Atlantic coast.

 

Start your journey with your driver-guide, picking you up at your hotel or apartment. You will head to the Normandy region (about a 2 hours drive from Paris).

 

You will first reach Pointe du Hoc, where the rangers landed and began the assault. You will continue to the American Cemetery in Colleville and don't miss the American Visitor Center.

Continue to Arromanches and learn about the artificial harbour (Mulberry Bridge).

Your guide will suggest different options for lunch (not included).

After lunch, you will wander on Omaha Beach and Longues-sur-Mer where the German artillery battery is located.

Around 4:00pm, you will head back to Paris.

 

Tour Highlights

 

 Visit the main sites of the landing of June 6th 1944.

Learn about the biggest seaborne invasion in history.

Walk on Omaha beach and by the Pointe du Hoc cliff.

Explore German bunkers and artillery sites.

Discover the lovely countryside of Normandy and its unique culture.

• Learn from a local guide and enjoy insider secrets.

 

What is included

 

Friendly and knowledgeable tour guide at your side all day to make the most of your getaway in Normandy region

 

Pick-up and drop off at your accomodation in Paris with a luxury private car (About 2 hours drive)

 

Visit of the main landmarks that have marked the History (Omaha Beach, American Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc, Arromanches...)

A day in Normandy Private Tour

Full Day Private Tour in Normandy Region with a driver-guide

Includes :

Private transportation from any hotel/apartment in Paris to/from Champagne region,

Visit of Omaha Beach,

American Cemetery,

Pointe du Hoc,

Arromanches village,

Longues sur Mer village,

Mulburry Bridge,

Artillery Site

1.490,00 €

  • Available


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84 rue de Gergovie

75014 PARIS

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marie@thefrenchtravel.com

+336 69 04 84 94


The French Travel

84 rue de Gergovie - 75014 Paris

+336 69 04 84 94

marie@thefrenchtravel.com