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Teens traveling alone

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I have a 16 year old daughter who is doing a year abroad in France right now. She is very mature and looks older than she is. She has traveled a lot before and knows how to make good decisions. She recently asked to travel to Paris with two of her friends alone for a weekend. All three of them are responsible, but I still do not feel comfortable letting her go. These opportunities do not come very often though, and I know she can travel safely and smartly, but is 16 too young to be traveling without a chaperone? Or am I being overprotective?

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