8 days in Lyon Itinerary

8 days in Lyon Itinerary

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Lyon
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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.
Explore Lyon's surroundings by going to Jardin des Fontaines Petrifiantes (in La Sone), Le Jardin d'Eden (in Tournon-sur-Rhone) and Cite medievale de Perouges (in Perouges). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, appreciate the history behind Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, and walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lyon travel route planning app.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiports are Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport, Grenoble-Isère Airport and Chambéry-Savoie Airport. July in Lyon sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Grenoble, Jardin des Fontaines Petrifiantes, La Roche de Solutre, Abbaye Saint-Philibert, Grotte de Choranche
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon

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