11 days in Paris & Lyon Itinerary

11 days in Paris & Lyon Itinerary

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1
Paris
— 4 nights
2
Lyon
— 5 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Île de la Cité. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Montmartre, explore the activities along Seine River, and pause for some serene contemplation at La Madeleine.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paris trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Kochi (Cochin), India to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in January, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around 8°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Place des Jacobins. Vieux Lyon and Universite du Vin will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Musee de Prehistoire de Solutre (in Solutre-Pouilly), Mont-Saint-Vincent (in Mont-Saint-Vincent) and Annecy (Lake Annecy & Ile des Cygnes). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, don't miss a visit to Eglise Saint-Bonaventure, browse the exhibits of Fresque des Lyonnais, and examine the collection at Musee des Confluences.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lyon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Annecy, Musee de Prehistoire de Solutre, Universite du Vin, Mont-Saint-Vincent
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon

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