16 days in Ile-de-France Itinerary

16 days in Ile-de-France Itinerary

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16 days in Ile-de-France Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Chaussy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Provins
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Paris
— 11 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Cairo

2
nights
Chaussy

Chaussy ©
On the 6th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Pierre, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere de Montfort-l'Amaury, then don't miss a visit to Collegiale Notre-Dame de Mantes-la-Jolie, and finally see the interesting displays at Maison de Claude Monet a Vetheuil. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, examine the collection at Musee archeologique du Val d'Oise, then get engrossed in the history at Le Musee de l'Outil, and finally step into the grandiose world of Domaine of Villarceaux.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Chaussy trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Chaussy is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Chaussy is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Cairo in April: high temperatures in Chaussy hover around 18°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Provins.

Things to do in Chaussy

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Montfort-l'Amaury, Le Musee de l'Outil, Maison de Claude Monet a Vetheuil, Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, Collegiale Notre-Dame de Mantes-la-Jolie
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Domaine of Villarceaux ©
Domaine of Villarceaux
Chateau de La Roche-Guyon ©
Chateau de La Roche-Guyon
Le Musee de l'Outil ©
Le Musee de l'Outil

2
nights
Provins

Provins ©
Provins cultivates roses to make all sorts of foods from roses with specialties including rose petal jam, Provinois rose honey, and rose candy.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre Dame de Pitie, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, and then see the sky in a new way at Uranoscope De l'Ile de France. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Parc des Felins and then enjoy breathtaking views from La Tour Cesar.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Provins trip maker.

Drive from Chaussy to Provins in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Provins

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Uranoscope De l'Ile de France, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Eglise Notre Dame de Pitie, Parc des Felins
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Parc des Felins ©
Parc des Felins
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
La Tour Cesar ©
La Tour Cesar

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nights
Paris

Paris ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chateau de Fontainebleau and Île de la Cité. Step out of Paris to go to Viroflay and see Eglise Notre-Dame du Chene, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, wander the streets of Montmartre, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Provins to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau de Fontainebleau, Eglise Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum