38 days in Lyon & Bonifacio Itinerary

38 days in Lyon & Bonifacio Itinerary

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Lyon

— 26 nights

Culinary Capital of France

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.
Explore Lyon's surroundings by going to Domaine Le Fagolet-Gite La Girardiere (in Vaux-en-Beaujolais), La Roche de Solutre (in Solutre-Pouilly) and Maison du Patrimoine - Musee des Conscrits (in Villefranche-sur-Saone). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, and make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lyon trip itinerary planner.

Paris to Lyon is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can fly to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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Bonifacio

— 11 nights
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bonifacio: Sartene (Eglise Sainte Marie, Menhirs Paddaghhu, &more), Serra-di-Ferro (Tour Genoise De Capanella & Foata) and Monacia-d'Aullene (Sentier de l’Uomo Di Cagna & Sentier du Patrimoine). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Bonifacio Citadel, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio, relax in the rural setting at U Porcu RANGER, and stroll through Plage du Petit Sperone.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bonifacio trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Bonifacio takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

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