8 days in Nice, Lyon & Paris Itinerary

8 days in Nice, Lyon & Paris Itinerary

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8 days in Nice, Lyon & Paris Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Nice
— 1 night
Fly + tram:  3​h
2
Lyon
— 1 night
train:  2​h
3
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Manila, Luzon

1
night
Nice

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 2nd (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence and then wander the streets of La Croisette. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Castel Plage and then get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville.

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Manila, Philippines to Nice is an approximately 21-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Philippines Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. In August, Nice is slightly colder than Manila - with highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

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La Croisette, Saint-Paul de Vence
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and then ride a horse along Parc de la Tete d'Or.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lyon attractions planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Nice to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Lyon, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks Golf
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Visit Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Paris tour planner.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Paris takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. While traveling from Lyon, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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