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If you are visiting the capital of France for more than a few days, why not get out of town and check out the best day trips from Paris?

With lovely wine regions of France to even popping over to another exciting European city, there are so many great day trip options from Paris to choose from!

In this podcast episode, we talk all about the best day trips from Paris and discuss our favorite day trip: the Loire Valley. With castles, wine, delicious food, and stunning gardens, the Loire Valley is seriously worth a visit during your time in France.

So let’s dive into some trips that will fill you with the charms of France, and Europe, and leave you excited for your return.

Which day trip option would you do from Paris? Let us know in the comments or tweet us @wwhoneymoon, Instagram message us @worldwidehoneymoon, or email me at [email protected]

Kat wandering in front of Chateau de Chenonceau

Time Stamps Best Day Trips from Paris:

  • 0:25- Intro
  • 0:42- Updates/chat
  • 5:05- Topic
  • 5:15- Why take a day trip from Paris?
  • 6:16- Best day trips from Paris
  • 13:45- The day trip we took: Loire Valley
  • 15:46- Loire Valley trip itinerary
  • 23:32- Our favorite castles
  • 27:36- Would we recommend this day trip option?
  • 27:40- Why a tour is worth it versus doing it yourself
  • 30:11- If you have time, definitely do a day trip
  • 30:52- Other day trips we would’ve gone on
  • 31:15- Wrap up

Mont St Michel in France

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