60 days in Vancouver, Paris & Lyon Itinerary

60 days in Vancouver, Paris & Lyon Itinerary

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Vancouver, Canada
— 18 nights
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Paris, France
— 23 nights
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Lyon, France
— 15 nights
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada

— 18 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vancouver: Leghorn Ranch (in Pitt Meadows), Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre (in Whistler) and Delta Nature Reserve (in Delta). On the 19th (Sun), spend a day ambling around Stanley Park. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Granville Island, take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall, explore the world behind art at Museum of Anthropology, and admire the natural beauty at Queen Elizabeth Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Vancouver International Airport, Nanaimo International Air And Space Port / RCAF Nanaimo Base, Abbotsford International Airport and Victoria International Airport. In September in Vancouver, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 22:

Paris, France

— 23 nights

City of Light

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (Le Jardin de Versailles, Galerie des Carrosses, &more), Rouen (Bureau des Finances, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and UGolf Chateau de Rochefort (in Rochefort-en-Yvelines). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, examine the collection at Fondation Claude Monet, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip app.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Paris takes 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 16th (Sat), you're off to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 23 — Oct 16:

Lyon, France

— 15 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lyon: Beaune (La Cave de l'Ange Gardien & Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu), Hridaya Yoga France (in Saint-Just-d'Avray) and Domaine Le Fagolet-Gite La Girardiere (in Vaux-en-Beaujolais). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Lyon trip builder site.

Fly from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Lyon are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 31:

Paris, France

— 1 night

City of Light

On the 1st (Mon), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and then explore the activities along Seine River.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris attractions tool.

You can fly from Lyon to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Vancouver.

Things to do in Paris

Nature · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
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Vancouver, Canada

— 1 night

Hollywood North

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Deeley Motorcycle Exhibition and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vancouver attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Vancouver takes 13.5 hours. Traveling from Paris to Vancouver, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums
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