8 days in Lyon Itinerary

8 days in Lyon Itinerary

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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.
Head to Emile Henry France and La Fromagerie d'Oullinsfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cite medievale de Perouges and Abbey of Cluny. Explore Lyon's surroundings by going to La Roche de Solutre (in Solutre-Pouilly), Chocolats Dufoux (in La Clayette) and Col du Beal (in Saint-Pierre-la-Bourlhonne). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Plage de Chatillon, get a taste of the local shopping with Place Bellecour, look for all kinds of wild species at Site Naturel du Cirque de St-Meme, and look for gifts at Cooperative Laitiere des Entremonts.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lyon driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport, Grenoble-Isère Airport and Chambéry-Savoie Airport. August in Lyon sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Chambery, Plage de Chatillon, Cooperative Laitiere des Entremonts, Plage de Conjux, Site Naturel du Cirque de Saint-Meme
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La Roche de Solutre ©
La Roche de Solutre
Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Abbaye Saint-Philibert ©
Abbaye Saint-Philibert

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