Day Trips

If you want a weekend break, you best bet is to go to Paris. And when you are there, you should also experience the Paris day trips. Getting to Paris is easy if you are coming from the United Kingdom. There are efficient means of transportation that are available for you to use.

Your Paris day trips should be easy if you go via the channel tunnel. Your travel time here is only two hours and fifteen minutes – very efficient for Paris standards. Of course, if you want to fly for convenience you can do that as well. There are lots of low-cost airlines that fly to Paris regularly. From there, you can resume your day trips of the city.

Sightseeing is a must for your Paris day trips. If you are visiting for the first time, you should prepare an itinerary. This would ensure that you stick to your plan and see all the sights worth visiting.

Sights to Visit on your Paris Day Trip

1. Your Paris day trip will not be complete without a trip to the Eiffel tower. This is a very recognizable monument in the entire world! You must remember to visit this place.

The Eiffel Tower is engineering and architecture at its finest. This is the main attraction of Paris, so it should be at the top of your list. Of course, remember that you will be dealing with large crowds when you visit this place though.

2. The next stop in your Paris day trip should be the Louvre Museum. This is a very famous art museum all over the world. But it also means you need to spend a lot of your time here.

When visiting the Louvre, you should allot an entire day. This is enough for you to truly appreciate and explore its every nook and cranny. And do not forget to visit the Mona Lisa, which is the main tourist attraction of the Louvre Museum.

3. What would a Paris day trip be without a visit to the Arc de Triomphe? This is a very nice attraction in Paris which will capture your attention.

Such a monument has been dedicated to Napoleon Bonaparte. If you are feeling quite sporty and enduring, you should take the famous hundred steps that will bring you to the very top of it.

Indeed, there are many sights to see in Paris. But as a minimum your day trip must include these sites. There are more to choose from, but you have to prioritize these to say you got the real Paris experience.

Also browse our Paris with Kids and Disneyland Paris pages for more advices on your Paris day trips.