24 days in Paris & Lyon Itinerary

24 days in Paris & Lyon Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lyon
Train:  2 h
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Lyon
— 21 nights
End: Lyon

2
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Louvre Museum has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay and then browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle, thensteep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip builder tool.

Lyon to Paris is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

21
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lyon: Parc d'Activites de Montagne de Praboure (in Saint-Antheme), Musee de la mine (in Saint-Etienne) and Le chateau d'Essalois (in Chambles). Spend the 24th (Mon) among the fascinating landscape of Parc Naturel Regional des Volcans d'Auvergne. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, make a trip to Le Mur Des Canuts, and examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Lyon online route builder.

Take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Lyon are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Chambery, Aix-les-Bains, Parc d'Activites de Montagne de Praboure, Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Ambronay, Jardin des Fontaines Petrifiantes
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Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

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