9 days in Paris & Lyon Itinerary

9 days in Paris & Lyon Itinerary

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9 days in Paris & Lyon Itinerary

Start: Algiers
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 4 nights
Train:  6 h
2
Lyon
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Algiers

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Algiers, Algeria to Paris is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Algiers in juillet: high temperatures in Paris hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu and Musee Dauphinois. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Collegiale Notre Dame. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lyon: Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval (in Hauterives), Beaune (Maison Joseph Drouhin & Galeries Bartoux Beaune) and Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere (in Grenoble). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, don't miss a visit to Fresque des Lyonnais, and walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lyon route website.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. In juillet, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Beaune, Grenoble, Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

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