15 days in Lyon & Paris Itinerary

15 days in Lyon & Paris Itinerary

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15 days in Lyon & Paris Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + tram:  15​h 45​min
Lyon
— 8 nights
train:  2​h
Paris
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Toronto

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to La Roche de Solutre and Col du Beal. Get some historical perspective at Cite medievale de Perouges and Chateau de Chasselas. Get out of town with these interesting Lyon side-trips: Chateau de la Greffiere (in La Roche-Vineuse), Saint-Claude (Cascade de la queue de cheval & La cluse du Flumen et ses cascades) and Cascade du Saut du Chien (in Septmoncel). Spend the 29th (Tue) among the fascinating landscape of Parc Naturel Regional des Volcans d'Auvergne. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Les Pertes de le Valserine, see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and Head underground at Grotte de Choranche.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lyon trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Lyon is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint-Claude, La Roche de Solutre, Les Pertes de le Valserine, Chateau de Chasselas, Parc Naturel Regional des Volcans d'Auvergne
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Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Musee Miniature et Cinema ©
Musee Miniature et Cinema
Jardin des fontaines petrifiantes ©
Jardin des fontaines petrifiantes

5
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Champagne Tarlant and Chateau de Fontainebleau. Visit Chartres Cathedral and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Champagne Chateau de Boursault (in Epernay) and CHAMPAGNE Roger-Constant LEMAIRE (in Villers-sous-Chatillon). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Île de la Cité, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, wander the streets of Left Bank (Rive Gauche), and explore the world behind art at Cluny Museum - National Museum of Medieval Art.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paris road trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Lyon to Paris in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Lyon in June, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums

Side Trips

Champagne Chateau de Boursault, Chartres Cathedral, Chateau de Fontainebleau, Champagne Tarlant, Champagne Roger-Constant Lemaire
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Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau

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