There is so much history and grandeur at the Palace of Versailles that we definitely do recommend to include this in your itinerary. Day tours to Versailles from Paris can be done as half day or full day, depending on the time you have and your interests.
Normandy is remembered from a historical perspective as it played an important part in deciding the fate of the Second World War
The island of Mont Saint Michel is very picturesque and never ceases to amaze tourists. Mont Saint Michel and the 11th century Gothic Abbey is important as the site of Christian civilization. It was unconquered during the Hundred Years war.
Giverny is a commune located about an hour and a half away from Paris. The village of Giverny was discovered by the famous French painter, Claude Monet. He was a French Impressionist Painter and he lived and died in Giverny.
The Loire Valley is known for its historic towns and its most popular attraction is the Chateau de Chenonceau. The stunning chateau pulls tourists to the valley. The chateau is built in a mix of Gothic and early Renaissance style architecture.
Bordeaux is located in the southwestern part of France. With the introduction of high-speed trains here, the travel time from Paris to Bordeaux has been reduced to 2 hours which makes it perfect for a day trip from Paris.