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With so many ways to spend a day trip from Paris, you'll be saying c'est magnifique in no time! The idyllic French countryside and the coast of the English Channel are not out of reach, with various tours that include comfy transport to and from Paris.
Take a guided or self-guided tour to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Mont Saint-Michel at low tide and discover this medieval Benedictine Abbey. Soak in the seascape and the Gothic architecture – it won't be hard to picture this place as it was 1,000 years ago.
If decadence is what you fancy, then a Palace of Versailles and garden tour ticket may be just your cup of tea. Have your cake (and eat it, too) like Marie Antionette at the height of royal excess in French history.
Marvel at the Baroque architecture, and admire the gold, silk, and crystal details within its 200+ rooms. Stroll through the luscious gardens and spend a day like royalty with private transport to and from the palace.
In addition to these must-sees, a day trip from Paris is brimming with possibilities – including your wine glass. Explore the Loire Valley and immerse yourself into a fairy tale with a wine tasting and classic 16th-century French châteaux as your backdrop.
Looking for more action? Learn about a different side of modern French history on the beaches of Normandy at the Utah Beach Landing Museum. Or, take an uplifting tour through Monet's gardens to see where this famous Impressionist artist found inspiration for his Waterlilies series, the last and greatest pieces of his lifetime.