5 days in Lyon & Annecy Itinerary

5 days in Lyon & Annecy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lyon
1
Lyon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Annecy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Lyon

2
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.
Attractions like Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Vieux Lyon make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle de la Trinite, and see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lyon trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport, Grenoble-Isère Airport and Chambéry-Savoie Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Mini World Lyon
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Mini World Lyon ©
Mini World Lyon
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

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Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get outside with Reve d'Eau and then explore the activities along Lake Annecy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Palais de l'Ile and then make a trip to La Vieille Ville.

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Drive from Lyon to Annecy in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Annecy

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Reve d'Eau
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Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville
Palais de l'Ile ©
Palais de l'Ile

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