7 days in Bordeaux, Versailles & Paris Itinerary

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Bordeaux — 1 night

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): learn about winemaking at Chateau Coutet, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Soutard, then awaken your taste buds at Chateau de Ferrand, and finally look for gifts at La Maison du Vigneron de Sauternes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Chateau du Taillan, then do a tasting at Chateau Paloumey, then do a tasting at Chateau D'Agassac, and finally see the interesting displays at Centre National Jean Moulin.

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Paris to Bordeaux is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in October, you will find days in Bordeaux are somewhat warmer (68°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Versailles.
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Versailles — 2 nights

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 24th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, then walk around Parc de Bois-Preau, and then step into the grandiose world of Domaine of Villarceaux. On your second day here, examine the collection at Musee Maurice Ravel, make a trip to Collegiale Notre-Dame de Mantes-la-Jolie, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Marques Avenue A13.

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Getting from Bordeaux to Versailles by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bordeaux in October: high temperatures in Versailles hover around 61°F and lows are around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Paris.
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Paris — 3 nights

City of Light

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Pierrefonds and Latin Quarter. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de Fontainebleau and Ile Saint-Louis. There's much more to do: explore the wide array of goods at Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann, take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité.

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You can drive from Versailles to Paris in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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