9 days in Paris, Lyon & Nice Itinerary

9 days in Paris, Lyon & Nice Itinerary

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Paris
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Lyon
— 3 nights
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Nice
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Paris

— 3 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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Tuileries, pause for some serene contemplation at Fontaine Saint-Sulpice, and admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris road trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Lyon

— 3 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.
Lyon is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, and walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lyon day trip website.

Fly from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Nice.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks
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Nice

— 2 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, then don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nice day trip planner.

You can fly from Lyon to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, Nice is somewhat warmer than Lyon - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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