29 days in France & Luxembourg City Itinerary

29 days in France & Luxembourg City Itinerary

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Start: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Fly + Train:  16 h
1
Lyon, France
— 6 nights
Train:  4 h
2
Strasbourg, France
— 5 nights
Bus:  3 h
3
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 11 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

6
nights
Lyon, France

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Cite medievale de Perouges. You'll explore and learn at Musee des Confluences and Fresque des Lyonnais. Take a break from Lyon with a short trip to Monastere Royal de Brou in Bourg-en-Bresse, about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Saint-Bruno-Les-Chartreux, don't miss a visit to Le Mur Des Canuts, and view the masterpieces at Taverne Gutenberg.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lyon trip itinerary planning app.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Lyon is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in July, things will get a bit cooler in Lyon: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Cite medievale de Perouges, Monastere Royal de Brou
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Monastere Royal de Brou
Monastere Royal de Brou
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

5
nights
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg and Palais de Rohan are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Centre-ville de Strasbourg and Eglise St-Martin for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Strasbourg: Vieille ville d'Eguisheim (in Eguisheim) and Little Venice (in Colmar). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of La Petite France, admire the landmark architecture of Gare de Strasbourg, make a trip to Barrage Vauban, and explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Strasbourg trip planner.

Getting from Lyon to Strasbourg by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. July in Strasbourg sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 2nd (Fri), you're off to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Colmar, Vieille ville d'Eguisheim
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Palais de Rohan ©
Palais de Rohan
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

5
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
You've now added Place Guillaume II to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Bourscheid Castle and Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame) are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore MNHM National Museum of Military History and Museum Drai Eechelen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Luxembourg City: Vianden Castle (in Vianden), Mullerthal Trail (in Mullerthal) and Abbey of Echternach (in Echternach). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Michel's Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City road trip website.

Drive from Strasbourg to Luxembourg City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Strasbourg in August: highs in Luxembourg City hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Vianden Castle, MNHM National Museum of Military History, Bourscheid Castle, Mullerthal Trail, Parc Merveilleux
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Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
MNHM National Museum of Military History ©
Bourscheid Castle ©
Bourscheid Castle

11
nights
Paris, France

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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Le Marais, get a taste of the local shopping with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip website.

You can take a train from Luxembourg City to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Disneyland Paris
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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