16 days in Paris, Lyon & Nice Itinerary

16 days in Paris, Lyon & Nice Itinerary

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1
Paris
— 5 nights
2
Lyon
— 5 nights
3
Nice
— 4 nights

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paris online itinerary planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Paris. Traveling from Bangkok in January, expect Paris to be much colder, temps between 8°C and 1°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lyon side-trips: Musee de Grenoble (in Grenoble) and Lake Annecy (in Annecy). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and delve into the distant past at Théâtre gallo-romain.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Lyon trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Lyon are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Nice.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Musee de Grenoble, Lake Annecy
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Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Musee de Grenoble ©
Musee de Grenoble
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere

4
nights
Nice

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
When in Nice, make a side trip to see Galerie Lifetime Gallery in Mougins, approximately Mougins away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, admire the natural beauty at Phoenix Parc Floral de Nice, make a trip to Tour de l'Horloge., and examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice travel planning website.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Nice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, Nice is somewhat warmer than Lyon - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Galerie Lifetime Gallery
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Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Galerie Lifetime Gallery ©
Galerie Lifetime Gallery

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