BOSTON (CBS) – Gov. Deval Patrick had a big surprise planned and he blew it.

He’s taking his wife Diane to Paris Thursday night for her 60th birthday celebration.

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It was supposed to be a secret.

But, the governor accidentally included her on an email with details about the trip attached.

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At least one state trooper will be traveling the governor and his wife during the trip.

The Patricks will return on Monday.

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WBZ-TV’s Karen Anderson contributed to this report.