Best Day Trips from Paris

Day Trips in France

I am Flora Goldenberg, Tour guide in Paris, and I decided to make a simple list of the possible trips in France, from Paris, with a professional Driver.

Here are my best recommandations, sorted below in order of what you “must see” to what you “should see”.

I took in consideration the importance of the monument, the distance from Paris, the budget and the beauty of the area to discover.

Please ask me questions and I will answer you by email : flora.goldenberg@gmail.com !


1 – Château de Versailles :

First on my list : Trianon Gardens – 40 min away from Paris – Pick-up at your hotel 9am and drop off at 5 pm at your hotel

Drive to Versailles : 40 min

Tour Duration :  Full day / Half Day

You must see :

  • The Palace of Versailles
  • The Gardens ( Fountains show during the weekends and on Tuesdays , Fridays Saturdays and Sundays during the spring and the summer and fall
  • Marie Antoinette’s Palace called Petit Trianon( the Queen of France ) and Hamlets of the Queen
  • Many More ( you can ent bikes in garden or golf carts )

It is possible to organize a day trip to Versailles with a driver and me as your expert guide to visit the beautiful gardens of Versailles and rent a Golf cart or bicycles and discover together the royal green mazes made centuries ago

Versailles bike tour

Versailles bike tour

Flora Goldenberg : flora.goldenberg@gmail.com – Whatsapp : 0033616304735 


2 – Giverny :

We should see Monet’s House – 1h20  away from Paris – Pick-up at your hotel 9am and drop off at 5 pm at your hotel

Drive to Giverny : 1h20

Tour Duration : 6 hours

This is my favorite destination by the way. The village is so beautiful and full of flowers

You will see House of Monnet , the famous painter. It is possible to organize a day trip to Giverny with a driver and me as your expert guide to visit the beautiful Village of Giverny and the gardens and the gorgeous inspiring house of the famous artist painter Claude Monet.

Giverny trips from paris

Giverny trips from paris


3 – Normandy :

It is nice to see the Allied Landing Beaches on WWII & The American cemetery  – 1H40 away from Paris – Pick-up at your hotel 8 am and drop off at 7 pm at your hotel

Drive to Normandy : 1h40

Tour Duration : 10H = Departure from Paris 9 am – Back to Paris 7 pm 

Transport :  Professional Driver

Explore the beautiful region of Normandy with a professional tour guide Ivan : Ivan is a licensed tour guide in France . He is Parisian from a Normand descent .

Visit Normandy from Paris

Visit Normandy from Paris

You will go with Sam, our classy professional driver in his Mercedes Class V. 

During the road trip, your guide will explain to you the history of the region, WWII, and prepare the tour for you. Do not hesitate to ask him questions during the roadtrip.

You’ll leave Paris at 7am, and back around 7pm (depending on traffic). You’ll discover more about the landing beaches (Sword, Juno, Omaha, Utah, Gold ) and you’ll learn more about the story of the Allied Invasion of Omaha Beach, the Bunkers. 

Normandy Landing Beaches

Normandy Landing Beaches

During the day, you’ll also stop at the American Cemetery, you’ll see the Artificial Harbor in Arromanches, and hear about the amazing counterintelligence stories, with lots of documents and physical proofs in the museums, featuring some of the heroic individual destinies of the famous soldiers …

When booking, please be precise about how many children and adults in the tour.

Visit Normandy American Cemetery

Visit Normandy American Cemetery

Flora Goldenberg : flora.goldenberg@gmail.com – Whatsapp : 0033616304735 


4 -Château de Vaux le Vicomte :

1h away from Paris – Pick-up at your hotel 9:30 am and drop off at 5 pm at your hotel

Drive to the Chateau : 1h

Tour Duration : Full Day

Famous to be a beautiful palace that inspired the Versailles Palace.

Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte - Trip from Paris

Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte – Trip from Paris

Flora Goldenberg : flora.goldenberg@gmail.com – Whatsapp : 0033616304735 


5 – Fontainebleau :

1h away from Paris – Pick-up at your hotel 9:30 am and drop off at 5 pm at your hotel

Drive to Fontainebleau : 2h

Tour Duration : Full Day

Fontainebleau - Trip from Paris

Fontainebleau – Trip from Paris

Flora Goldenberg : flora.goldenberg@gmail.com – Whatsapp : 0033616304735 


6 – Loire Valley :

2h30 away from Paris – Pick-up at your hotel 7:30 am and drop off at 7 pm at your hotel

Drive to Loire Valley : 2h

Tour Duration : Full Day

You can visit the gorgeous Clos Lucé – Which is Leonardo Da Vinci’s House :

Clos Lucé - Da vinci's House

Clos Lucé – Da vinci’s House

You can visit the gorgeous Gardens Villandry :

 

Gardens Villandry Trip with Goldenberg tour guide

Gardens Villandry Trip with Flora Goldenberg – tour guide Paris

Flora Goldenberg : flora.goldenberg@gmail.com – Whatsapp : 0033616304735 


7 – Malmaison :

1H away from Paris – Pick-up at your hotel 9:30 am and drop off at 2 pm at your hotel

Tour Duration : Half Day

We will visit the House of Jospehine : Napoleon’s first wife.

Napoleaon's Wife - Malmaison - Trip with a professional driver

Napoleaon’s Wife – Malmaison – Trip with a professional driver

We will back to have lunch in Paris after visiting the chateau :

Malmaison- Trip from Paris

Malmaison- Trip from Paris

Flora Goldenberg : flora.goldenberg@gmail.com – Whatsapp : 0033616304735 


8 – Anvers Sur Oise :

1H away from Paris – Pick-up at your hotel 9:30 am and drop off at 2 pm or 5 pm at your hotel

Tour Duration : Half Day / Full Day

It is a very beautiful village for international painters . Van Gogh lived there for the last months of his life, where he died, where he was buried …

You will see the house, the church, the amazing landscapes that inspired his work !

Anvers Sur Oise Trip

Anvers Sur Oise Trip

It is recommended for families with children to discover this calm and relaxing place in France and bike there !

Anvers Sur Oise trips from Paris

Anvers Sur Oise trips from Paris

Flora Goldenberg : flora.goldenberg@gmail.com – Whatsapp : 0033616304735 


9 – Chateaux around Paris :

Chantilly, Vincennes, Breteuil, Pierrefonds … 

Ask me by email and I will help you decide !

 

Loire Valley - Trip from Paris

Loire Valley – Trip from Paris

Loire Valley - Trip from Paris

Loire Valley – Trip from Paris


Professional Driver – Paris

My name is Sam,

I Speak English & French,

I have more than 15 Years of experience with 5 stars hotels as a Private Driver : I do transfers from Airports, Havre, Marseille : pick-ups and drops, I organize premium city tours services, I drive in Paris and to France Regions: Champagne, Giverny, Nomrandy …

I will be happy to be your personal driver. 

Please book in advance with Flora for your trips

Hello, I am a Professional Driver in Paris, I worked with Flora Goldenberg for 6 years

My services

Pick-up & drop at airport and hotel

City Tours

Paris Getaways ( Normandie, Loire, Giverny, Le Havre… )

Day Trips + Long Drives

Business Trips

Mercedes Class S – Premium Limo Services

My cars & equipments

Mercedes Van Class V 7 seats

Mercedes Class E / Classe S 4 seats 

Mini Bar on Board : You can ask Flora for a complimentary Champagne & Roses for the ride : Cold even on the road

Wi-Fi : Free internet

Sound Bluetooth for your music

Water & Snacks

All phones USB charger

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Flora Goldenberg : flora.goldenberg@gmail.com – Whatsapp : 0033616304735 


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