4 days in Paris

Itinerary 4 days in Paris

The itinerary 4 days in Paris is suitable for people, who plan to visit the city for the first time. It is for four days and covers the main landmarks and Versailles. Before using the itinerary click here to see how to adjust it to suit your trip.

4 days in Paris itinerary map

Imagine cruising effortlessly through the parks and sidewalks of Paris while receiving a great orientation, informative historical and current-day information. 

Day 1
Start point – 09:00 AM
Start point of the first day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris – metro station “Hotel de Ville” – 09:00 AM.

Hôtel de Ville
See the building only from outside.

Walk to Place Dauphine – 1,10km.
From the metro station walk 160m towards the river and pass by Hôtel de Ville. On Quai de l’Hôtel de Ville turn right and walk along the river 650m. When you reach the third bridge – Pont Neuf, turn left and cross it. Walk till you get to the Statue of Henri IV (on the right side), then turn left. Walk 50m till you see Place Dauphine in front of you.

Place Dauphine
Cross Place Dauphine.

Walk to Conciergerie and Saint Chapelle – 440m.
After you cross Place Dauphine turn left on Rue de Harley and walk 40m. On the first block on the right side turn right and go along the river 240m on Quai de l’Horlogeand. On the first block on the right side turn right and walk 60m till you see Conciergerie on the right side.

Conciergerie
See the building only from outside.

La Sainte-Chapelle (The Holy Chapel)
Visit Saint-Chapelle – 1 hour – from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Walk to Notre Dame Cathedral – 230m.
After visiting the church turn left on the first block and walk 150m on Rue de Lutece. On the first block on the right side turn right on Rue de la Cite and walk 80m  till you see Notre Dame on the left side.

Point Zero des Routes de France (Kilometre zero)
See Point Zero des Routes de France (Kilometre zero).

Notre Dame Cathedral
Visit Notre Dame Cathedral – 1 hour – from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM.

Walk to Île Saint-Louis – 650m.
To continue with the itinerary 4 days in Paris go round Notre-Dame on Rue du Cloitre Notre Dame and walk 240m. Cross the bridge “Point Saint-Louis” between the two isles.

Lunch from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
On the first day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris you can try: “Le Tastevin”, “Auberge de la Reine Blanche”. If you decided to visit any of these restaurants, it is better to make a reservation before that. After the lunch you can visit “Berthillon” for some sweets or ice-cream.

How to get to Le Tastevin?
After you cross the bridge turn right  on the first block on the right side. Walk 260m on Rue Saint-Louis en l’Île till you see the restaurant on the left side. After the lunch go back to Rue des Deux Ponts to continue with the itinerary 4 days in Paris.

How to get to Auberge de la Reine Blanche?
After you cross the bridge turn right  on the first block on the right side. Walk 350m on Rue Saint-Louis en l’Île till you see the restaurant on the left side. After the lunch go back to Rue des Deux Ponts to continue with the itinerary 4 days in Paris.

How to get to Berthillon?
After you cross the bridge turn right  on the first block on the right side. Walk 260m on Rue Saint-Louis en l’Île till you see the café on the right side. After that go back to Rue des Deux Ponts to continue with the itinerary 4 days in Paris.

Walk to Pantheon – 1km.
From Berthilion go back to Rue des Deux-Ponts. Turn left and walk 90m towards the Pont de la Tournelle. Cross the bridge and go on Rue Cardinal de Lemoine. Walk  570m, then turn right on Rue Clovis and walk 260m  till you see the Pantheon on the left side.

Panthéon
Visit Panthéon – 1 hour – from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM.

Saint-Étienne-du-Mont
Visit Saint-Étienne-du-Mont – 1 hour – from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM.

Walk to Jardin du Luxembourg – 580m.
Go round the Pantheon and then continue on Rue Souflot about 290m. When you reach the circular motion turn left and walk 30m to the fence of the garden. Walk 50m to the entrance of the garden.

Jardin du Luxembourg (Luxembourg Gardens)
Visit the garden – 1 hour 30 min – from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM.

Dinner from 07:00 PM
On the first day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris you can try: “La Maison du Jardin”, “L’estrapade”, “Moustache”. If you decided to visit any of these restaurants, it is better to make a reservation before that.

How to get to La Maison du Jardin?
Exit from the opposite side of the garden. Walk on Rue Guynemer till you reach Rue de Fleurus. Turn and walk 65m. On the first block on the right side turn right on  Rue Madame. Walk 130m till you see the restaurant on the left side. The first day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris ends with the dinner.

How to get to L’estrapade?
Exit from the same side of the garden from which you entered. Walk on Boulevard Saint-Michel till you reach Rue Royer-Collard. Turn and walk 200m. On the second block on the left side turn left on Rue Saint-Jacques. Walk 60m and on the first block on the right side turn right on Rue Saint-Jacques. Walk 140m and the continue straight ahead on Rue de l’Estrapade. Walk 180m till you see the restaurant on the right side. The first day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris ends with the dinner.

How to get to Moustache?
Exit from the opposite side of the garden. Walk on Rue Guynemer till you reach Rue d’Assas. Turn left and walk 20m. On the first block on the right side turn right on  Rue Vavin. Walk 160m  and on the first block on the right side turn right on Rue Notre-Dame des Champs. Walk 60m and on the first block on the left side turn left on Rue Sainte-Beuve. Walk 40m till you see the restaurant on the left side. The first day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris ends with the dinner.

Enjoy a  romantic way to experience Paris by horse and carriage. 

Day 2
Start point – 09:00 AM
Start point of the second day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris – metro station “Palais Royal – Musee du Louvre” – 09:00 AM.

Walk to Musée du Louvre – 110m.
From the metro station walk 50 metres on Rue Saint-Honoré. On the first block on the left side turn left on Rue de Rohan and walk 60 metres till you reach the entrance of Musée du Louvre. Pass through it and continue about 150 metres ahead till you see La Pyramide on the left side.

Musée du Louvre (Louvre Museum)
Visit the museum – 3 hours – from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM.

Walk to Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
After leaving the museum go straight ahead towards the gardens.

Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
See Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel.

Lunch from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
On the second day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris you can try: “Le Soufflé”,” Café Louise” or “La Cordonnerie”. If you decided to visit any of these restaurants, it is better to make a reservation before that. After the lunch you can visit “Pierre Hermé” for some sweets.

How to get to Le Soufflé?
After seeing the Arc turn right on Avenue du Général Lemonnier. Walk till you reach the end of the gardens and then turn left on Rue de Rivoli. Walk 500m and turn right on Rue Rouget de Lisle. Walk 80m till you see the restaurant in front of you. After the lunch go back to the gardens to continue with the itinerary 4 days in Paris.

How to get to Café Louise?
After seeing the Arc go back to La Pyramide and turn left. Walk till you reach the exit of Musée du Louvre. Then continue 60m straight ahead on Rue de Rohan. On the first block on the right side turn right on Rue Saint Honoré. Walk 290m and on the third block on the left side turn left on Rue Croix des Petits Champs. Walk 60m till you see the restaurant on the right side. After the lunch go back to the gardens to continue with the itinerary 4 days in Paris.

How to get to La Cordonnerie?
After seeing the Arc turn right on Avenue du Général Lemonnier. Walk till you reach the end of the gardens and then continue straight ahead on Rue des Pyramides. Walk 100m and on the first block on the left side turn left on Rue Saint Honoré. Walk 60m and on the first block on the right side turn right on Rue Saint-Roch. Walk 60m till you see the restaurant on the right side. After the lunch go back to the gardens to continue with the itinerary 4 days in Paris.

How to get to Pierre Hermé?
After seeing the Arc turn right on Avenue du Général Lemonnier. Walk till you reach the end of the gardens and then turn left on Rue de Rivoli. Walk 600m and turn right on Rue Cambon. Walk 60m till you see the pastry boutique on the right side. After that go back to the gardens to continue with the itinerary 4 days in Paris.

Jardin des Tuileries (Tuileries Garden)
Visit the gardens – 1 hour – from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM.

Walk to Place de la Concorde – 100m.
From the end of the gardens walk about 100m towards Place de la Concorde.

Place de la Concorde, Obélisque de Luxor
Visit Place de la Concorde, Obélisque de Luxor – 30 minutes – from 04:00 PM to 04:30 PM.

Walk to Petit Palais – 680m.
Walk on Avenue des Champs-Élysées 490 metres. On the third block on the left side turn left on Av.du General Eisenhower and walk 70 m. On the first block on the left side  turn left again on Av. Winston Chuchill and walk 120m till you reach the Petit Palais on the left side.

Petit Palais (Small Palace)
See the building only from outside.

Grand Palais (Great Palace)
See the building only from outside.

Walk on Avenue des Champs-Élysées – 950m.
Go on Av.Winston Churchill 120m, then on the first block on the right side turn right on Cours la Reine and walk 250m. On the first block on the right side turn right on Av. Franklin Delano Roosevelt and walk 440m. When you reach Avenue des Champs-Élysées, turn left and walk 540m. You will see Ladurée after the fourth block on the left side.

Ladurée – Sweets & Gourmandises
Visit Ladurée (a very famous store about sweets and pastries) – 30 min.

Combine your love of chocolate and cakes with your passion for Paris!

Walk to Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile – 650m.
After visiting the shop turn left to continue with the itinerary 4 days in Paris. Walk about 620m till you reach Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile.

Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile.
You should be at the Arc at 06:30 – 07:00 PM. Visit the Arc just before sunset, so you can see the city both at day and night from there. Time to visit – 1 hour.

Dinner from 08:00 PM
On the second day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris you can try: “Citrus Etoile”, “Restaurant Le W” or “Café Victoria”. If you decided to visit any of these restaurants, it is better to make a reservation before that.

How to get to Citrus Etoile?
After seeing the arc go on Avenue de Friedland. Walk 170m and on the second block on the right side turn right on Rue Lord Byron. Walk 30m till you see the restaurant in front of you. The second day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris ends with the dinner.

How to get to Restaurant Le W?
After seeing the arc go back to Avenue des Champs-Élysées. Walk 550m and when you reach Rue de Berri turn left. Walk 85m till you see the restaurant on the left side. The second day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris ends with the dinner.

How to get to Café Victoria?
After seeing the arc go back to Avenue des Champs-Élysées. Walk 750m and when you reach Rue Pierre Charron turn right. Walk 140m till you see the restaurant on the left side. The second day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris ends with the dinner.

Day 3
Start point day 3 – 08:30 AM
Start point of the third day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris – RER station Invalides – 08:30 AM.

Take RER
Take RER line C5 (Direction Versailles-Rive Gauche): from station Invalides to station Versailles-Rive Gauche– 10 stops –total 40 min.

Walk to Palace of Versailles – 700m.
From the station walk on Avenue du Général de Gaulle 200m. On the second block on the left side turn left on Avenue de Paris. Walk 500m till you see the palace in front of you.

Palace of Versailles
Visit Palace of Versailles – the whole day – from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM.

Experience the grandeur of Versailles Palace and Gardens on a small-group tour from either Paris or Versailles. 

Go back to metro the station – 700m.
After seeing the palace walk straight ahead on Avenue de Paris 500m. On the second block on the right side turn right on Avenue du Général de Gaulle. Walk 200m till you reach the RER station.

Take RER
Take RER line C5 (Direction Versailles-Rive Gauche): from station Versailles-Rive Gauche to station Invalides –10 stops –total 40 min.

Dinner – from 07:00 PM
On the third day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris you can try: “L’Affriole”, “Le Bistrot du Palais”.If you decided to visit any of these restaurants, it is better to make a reservation before that.

How to get to L’Affriole?
 From the metro station go on Avenue du Maréchal Gallieni. Walk 220m and on the first block on the right side turn right on Rue de l’Université. Walk 550m and when you reach Rue Malar turn left. Walk 40m till you see the restaurant on the left side. The third day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris ends with the dinner.

How to get to Le Bistrot du Palais?
 From the metro station go on Avenue du Maréchal Gallieni. Walk 500m and on the third block on the left side turn left on Rue de Grenelle. Walk 300m and on the third block on the left side turn left on Rue de Bourgogne. Walk 20m till you see the restaurant on the right side. The third day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris ends with the dinner.

Day 4
Start point – 09:30 AM
Start point of the fourth day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris – metro station “Abbesses” – 09:30 AM.

Walk to Sacre Coeur – 560m.
From the metro station “Abbesses” go on Rue Yvonne le Tac 150m. Then go straight ahead on Rue Tardiue 100m till you get to the foot of the stairs to Sacre Couer. Climb the stairs to the church or take the funicular.

Basilique du Sacré-Coeur (Sacré-Cœur Basilica)
Visit Sacré-Cœur and enjoy the view of the city from here – 1 hour 30 min – from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

Walk to Place du Tetre – 170m.
After visiting the church go on Rue Azais and walk 100m. On the first block on the right side turn right on Rue du Mont Cenis. Walk 50m and on the first block on the left side turn left and on Rue Norvins. Walk 15m till you get to Place du Tetre.

Place du Tertre
Visit the square – 30 min – from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Lunch from 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM
On the fourth day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris you can try: “Bistro Poulbot”, “Lepic Assiette”. If you decided to visit any of these restaurants, it is better to make a reservation.

How to get to Bistro Poulbot?
After visiting the square go back to Rue du Mont Cenis and turn left. Walk 300m till you reach Rue Lamarck and turn left. Walk 90m till you see the restaurant on the left side. After the lunch go back to Place du Tetre to continue with the itinerary 4 days in Paris.

How to get to Lepic Assiette?
After visiting the square go on Rue Lepic about 380m. When you reach Rue Tholoze on the left side, turn left and walk 190m. On the second block on the right side turn right on Rue des Abessesand. Walk 20m and then continue on Rue Lepic. Walk 70m till you see the restaurant on the left side. Go back to Rue des Abessesand to continue with the itinerary 4 days in Paris.

Walk to Moulin de Rouge- 900m.
After visiting the square go on Rue Lepic about 380m. When you reach Rue Tholoze on the left side, turn left and walk 190m. On the second block on the right side turn right on Rue desc Abessesand. Walk 20m and on the first block on the left side turn left on Rue Lepic. Walk 270m and when you reach Bd. de Clichy turn right. After 40m you will see Moulin Rouge on the right side.

Moulin Rouge
Just to see it outside.

Walk to metro station Blanche – 70m.
After seeing Moulin de Rouge turn back and walk on Rue de Clichy 70m till you see the metro station “Blanche”.

Take the underground – Metro station Blanche
Take metro line M2 (Direction Porte Dauphine (Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny)): from station Blanche to station Charles de Gaulle-Etoile – 7 stops, then change to metro line M6 (DirectionNation): from station Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to station Trocadero – 3 stops –total 17 min.

Walk to the Eiffel Tour – 720m.
From metro station “Trocadero” (you should be at the station around 03:30 PM) walk through the Esplanade du Trocaredo till you reach the Pont d’Lena (the bridge in front of you). Cross it and walk straight ahead till you reach the Eiffel Tower.   

Tour Eiffel (Eiffel Tower)
Visit Eiffel Tower – from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM. Waiting – 1 hour.

Combine a sunset Seine River cruise with a skip-the-line night tour of the Eiffel Tower on an exciting Paris combo! 

Dinner – from 07:30 PM
On the fourth day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris you can try: “Au Petit Sud Ouest”, “Le P’tit Troquet”, “Firmin le Barbier”. If you decided to visit any of these restaurants, it is better to make a reservation before that.

How to get to Au Petit Sud Ouest?
From Place Jacques Rueff go on Avenue Joseph Bouvard towards Avenue de la Bourdonnais. Walk 220m till you reach Avenue de la Bourdonnais. Then turn right and walk 80 till you see the restaurant on the right side. The fourth day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris ends with the dinner.

How to get to Le P’tit Troquet?
From Place Jacques Rueff go on Avenue Joseph Bouvard towards Avenue de la Bourdonnais. Walk 220m till you reach Avenue de la Bourdonnais. Then continue straight ahead on Rue Saint-Dominique. Walk 200m and on the second block on the right side turn right on Rue de l’Exposition. Walk 160m till you see the restaurant on the right side. The fourth day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris ends with the dinner.

How to get to Firmin le Barbier?
From Place Jacques Rueff go on Avenue Joseph Bouvard towards Avenue de la Bourdonnais. Walk 220m till you reach Avenue de la Bourdonnais. Then turn left and walk 240m. On the second block on the right side turn right on Rue de Monttessuy. Walk 80 till you see the restaurant on the left side. The fourth day of the itinerary 4 days in Paris ends with the dinner.

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