10 days in Versailles, Colleville-sur-Mer & Chartres Itinerary

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Versailles
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Colleville-sur-Mer
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Chartres
— 2 nights
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Versailles
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Versailles — 1 night

Royal Paradise

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, then make a trip to La Galerie des Batailles, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at L'Orangerie, and finally admire the striking features of Ancien Hopital Royal. On your second day here, walk around Jardins du Chateau de Versailles, admire the striking features of The Trianons & The Hamlet, and then make a trip to La laiterie de propreté.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Versailles trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In June, daytime highs in Versailles are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Colleville-sur-Mer.
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Colleville-sur-Mer — 4 nights

Colleville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandie region in northwestern France.HistoryIt was originally a farm owned by a certain Koli, a Scandinavian settler in the Middle Ages. Explore Colleville-sur-Mer's surroundings by going to Sainte-Mere-Eglise (Airborne Museum & Biere Artisanale de Sainte-Mere-Eglise) and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, witness the site of a historic battle at Maisy Battery, examine the collection at Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption.

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Getting from Versailles to Colleville-sur-Mer by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Colleville-sur-Mer, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Chartres.
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Chartres — 2 nights

Renowned for its medieval cathedral built on a hill by the left bank of the Eure River, Chartres is a small city in the Centre-Val de Loire region and capital of the Eure-et-Loir department in northern France.
On the 18th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Maintenon, walk around Parc des Bords de l'Eure, then contemplate the long history of La Maison Picassiette, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at église St Pierre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Chartres Historic Preservation Area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Aignan, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally deepen your understanding at Centre International Du Vitrail.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chartres online trip planner.

You can drive from Colleville-sur-Mer to Chartres in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 52°F. You'll set off for Versailles on the 20th (Tue).
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Versailles — 2 nights

Royal Paradise

Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles. On the next day, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, admire the masterpieces at Musee des impressionnismes, then admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Canal.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Versailles vacation planner.

You can drive from Chartres to Versailles in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Thu) before leaving for home.
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