On the advice I found on another blog, I tried this search on Google Maps: from New York to Paris: the distance to drive: 3,800 miles. The time taken: about 29 days 7 hours. The seven hours is all driving. The 29 days … well, see leg no. 23.

1.
Head southwest on Broadway toward Warren St
0.2 miles 1 minute

2.
Turn left at Park Row
0.1 miles 1 minute

3.
Slight right at Frankfort St
0.3 miles 1 minute

4.
Turn left at Pearl St
56 ft

5.
Turn right onto the F.D.R. Dr N ramp
0.4 miles 1 minute

6.
Merge onto FDR Dr N
7.7 miles 12 minutes

7.
Take exit 17 on the left for Triboro Bridge/Grand Central Pkwy toward
I-278/Bruckner Expy
0.4 miles 2 minutes

8.
Merge onto Triborough Bridge
Partial toll road
0.4 miles 1 minute

9.
Merge onto I-278 E via the ramp to I-87 N/Bronx/Upstate N Y/New
England
0.6 miles 1 minute

10.
Take exit 47 to merge onto Bruckner Expy/I-278 E toward New Haven
1.9 miles 2 minutes

11.
Take the I-278 E exit toward New Haven
0.3 miles

12.
Merge onto Bruckner Expy
5.0 miles 6 minutes

13.
Continue on I-95 N
Partial toll road
Entering Connecticut
62.1 miles 1 hour 12 minutes

14.
Take exit 48 on the left to merge onto I-91 N toward Hartford
36.8 miles 37 minutes

15.
Take exit 29 for US-5 N/CT-15 toward I-84/E Hartford/Boston
0.4 miles

16.
Merge onto CT-15 N
1.7 miles 2 minutes

17.
Merge onto I-84 E
Partial toll road
Entering Massachusetts
40.7 miles 38 minutes

18.
Take the exit onto I-90 E/Mass Pike/Massachusetts Turnpike toward
N.H.-Maine/Boston
Partial toll road
56.0 miles 56 minutes

19.
Take exit 24 A-B-C on the left toward I-93 N/Concord NH/S Station/I-
93 S/Quincy
0.4 miles 1 minute

20.
Merge onto Atlantic Ave
0.8 miles 3 minutes

21.
Turn right at Central St
0.1 miles

22.
Turn right at Long Wharf
0.1 miles

23.
Swim across the Atlantic Ocean
3,462 miles 29 days 0 hours

[My emphasis]

24.
Slight right at E05
0.5 miles 2 minutes

25.
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto E05/Pont Vauban
0.1 miles

26.
Turn right at E05
Partial toll road
17.3 miles 22 minutes

27.
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A131/E05 heading to
A131/Rouen/Paris/Evreux
Partial toll road
9.1 miles 8 minutes

28.
Take the exit onto A13/E05/L’Autoroute de Normandie
Partial toll road
20.3 miles 17 minutes

29.
Take the exit onto A13/E05/L’Autoroute de Normandie
Partial toll road
56.5 miles 47 minutes

30.
Take the exit on the left onto A14 toward Nanterre/La Défense
Partial toll road
12.5 miles 16 minutes

31.
Slight right at N13
1.4 miles 3 minutes

32.
Turn right at Avenue de Neuilly/N13
269 ft

33.
At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Avenue de la Grande Armée
0.7 miles 3 minutes

34.
At Place Charles de Gaulle, take the 5th exit onto Avenue des Champs-
Elysées
1.3 miles 3 minutes

35.
Slight right at Voie Georges Pompidou
1.4 miles 3 minutes

36.
Slight left to stay on Voie Georges Pompidou
440 ft

37.
Slight right at Quai de la Mégisserie
377 ft

38.
Continue on Quai de Gesvres
0.2 miles 1 minute

39.
Turn left at Place de l’Hôtel de Ville
194 ft

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