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Day Trips From Paris

The wife and I will be in Paris for 4 days in Late April. The last time we were there, we made two day to Reims and one to Compiegne. Both trips were very enjoyable.
Any suggestions for a day trip (by train) for our upcoming stay in Paris? Orleans? Chartres? Rouen?

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There are literally dozens of great day trips from Paris. You can see some we have done recently here: Of course there are the old warhorses like Chartres, Versailles and Giverny which are worth doing. And one I would particularly recommend is Auvers sur Oise where Van Gogh lived out his last days. Great day trip, lovely town.

Simms has a book called 'An Hour from Paris' which gives instructions for about 20 trips that are a bit less well known. We have used that to plan some of our trips and a few of those are in the photo journal cited above e.g. Rambouillet, Senlis, Crecy la Chapelle, Sceaux, Moret sur Loing, Ecouen.

I would stay within an hour of Paris; there is so much available that it is a shame to waste time on longer trips.