5 days in Western Europe Itinerary

5 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Paris
— 1 night
Train
2
Reims
— 1 night
Drive
3
Verdun
Drive
4
Metz
— 1 night
Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Sao Paulo

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Paris

— 1 night

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take a stroll through Île de la Cité and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip maker app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Paris is 4 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo in May, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Reims.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Reims

— 1 night

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Palais du Tau.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Reims online trip builder.

Take a train from Paris to Reims in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Paris in May, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Reims. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Verdun.

Things to do in Reims

Historic Sites
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Verdun

The River Meuse runs through Verdun forming several canals throughout the valley, surrounded by hills with historical fortresses, battlefields, and underground barracks, as well as a healthy beer brewing culture.
On the 12th (Wed), examine the collection at Musee de la Poupee Petitcollin, then stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire du Faubourg-Pave, and then take in the history at La Tranchee de Chattancourt.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Verdun online attractions planner.

Getting from Reims to Verdun by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Metz.

Things to do in Verdun

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Metz

— 1 night

City of Light

Located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers bordering Luxembourg and Germany, Metz has a cultural confluence as well with a merging of its French and German heritage and military traditions.
On the 13th (Thu), take a tour by water with Solis Mettensis - Vedette Solaire, then slough off your stress at Turkish baths, then take in the history at Group Fortifications of Aisne, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Œuvre de la cathédrale.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Metz trip planner.

You can drive from Verdun to Metz in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Metz are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Metz

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Baths

Side Trip

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