Best Paris Day Trips (Besides Versailles)

Paris offers so much to see and do, you’d be forgiven for never setting foot outside of the city, particularly if it’s your first visit. However, if you’re visiting for the second or third time, I strongly encourage you to take a day trip. Paris is surrounded by beautiful countryside and château with stunning architecture and intriguing history. While Versailles is popular for a reason, you can avoid the crowds by visiting the following sites (with the exception of Giverny which is quite popular). Continue reading “Best Paris Day Trips (Besides Versailles)”

A Great Day Trip From Paris: Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau Exterior
The Palace of Fontainbleau has a lake and beautiful gardens.

When my mom visited me in Paris in April she told me she’d always wanted to visit The Palace of Fontainebleau.  I knew there was a fancy hotel in Miami by the same name, but a palace about 50 minutes outside of Paris not so much. Continue reading “A Great Day Trip From Paris: Fontainebleau”