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10 Amazing Day Trips From Paris
Mont Saint Michel
How to get to Mont Saint MichelMont Saint Michel is located a few hours west of Paris in the Normandy region of France. You can either arrange public transport and go on your own or purchase a tour group package.
How to get to VersaillesIt will take you about an hour to get to the palace using public transport. Take the RER C train to Chateau Rive Gauche station and from there, the palace is about a 10 minute walk.
How to get to FontainebleauTake a 40 minute ride aboard the Transilien train from Gare de Lyon to Fontainebleau-Avon station. From there, you can either take a 15 minute bus ride or stroll the 3km to get to the forest.
How to get to NormandyYou can either book a tour from Paris or save yourself some money and take a 2½ hour train from Paris into Normandy and hiring a local guide to do a D Day tour from there.
How to get to RouenThe quickest and most convenient way to get to Rouen is by train from the Gare St-Lazare station. The hour long train ride costs about €25.
How to get to GivernyTake the SNCF train from Gare Saint-Lazare to the Vernon-Giverny station. After the hour train ride, hop a shuttle bus to Monet's Garden.
How to get to ReimsBook a TGV train from Gare de l’Est to Reims-Centre. If you book the TGV train, the journey will take 45 minutes as opposed to the 2 hour train that has many stops in between.
How to get to LilleYou can either take the one hour train ride from Gare du Nord, or the SNCF bus service will get you there in 3 hours for only €5 each way.
How to get to ProvinsTake the SNCF Transilien Line P from Gare de l’Est. Trains leave every hour and the journey takes about an hour and 20 minutes.
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