44 days in Paris & Lyon Itinerary

44 days in Paris & Lyon Itinerary

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1
Paris
— 22 nights
2
Lyon
— 20 nights

22
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.
Popular historic sites such as Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse and The Trianons & The Hamlet are in your itinerary. Musee De Cluny and La Grange aux Dimes are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux et Grand Palais (in Rueil-Malmaison), Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres) and Fontainebleau (Chateau de Fontainebleau & Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau)). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Aisne Marne American Cemetery, examine the collection at Musee du Verre, visit Left Bank (Rive Gauche), and get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Dormans 14-18.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris online trip maker.

Toronto, Canada to Paris is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. May in Paris sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fere-en-Tardenois, Fontainebleau, Belleau, Champagne Le Gallais, The Trianons & The Hamlet
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Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse ©
Aisne Marne American Cemetery ©
Aisne Marne American Cemetery
Le Bois des Aigles ©
Le Bois des Aigles

20
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cite medievale de Perouges and Safari de Peaugres. Escape the urban bustle at La Roche de Solutre and Chateau d'Oliferne. Explore Lyon's surroundings by going to Col du Beal (in Saint-Pierre-la-Bourlhonne), Berger Laurent (in Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse) and Chalmazel - Pierre-sur-Haute (in Chalmazel). Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring the underground world of Grottes du Cerdon -Parc de Loisirs Prehistoriques. Spend the 5th (Thu) among the fascinating landscape of Parc Naturel Regional des Volcans d'Auvergne. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Jardin des Fontaines Petrifiantes, explore the historical opulence of Chateau De La Greffiere, get outside with Panorama de Saint-Romain-de-Lerps, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade du Saut du Chien.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lyon day trip site.

Take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ardeche, Saint-Claude, Macon, Grotte de Choranche, Cite medievale de Perouges
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Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Jardin des Fontaines Petrifiantes ©
Jardin des Fontaines Petrifiantes
Safari de Peaugres ©
Safari de Peaugres

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