10 days in Lagos, Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon & Lyons-la-Foret Itinerary

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Lagos, Nigeria
— 2 nights
Fly to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Drive to Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon
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Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon, France
— 3 nights
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Drive to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Fly to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Drive to Lyons-la-Foret
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Lyons-la-Foret, France
— 3 nights
Drive to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Fly to Lagos

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Lagos, Nigeria — 2 nights

Protected from the Atlantic by sand spits and barrier islands, Lagos quickly grew into a mega city due to its location, and currently operates one of the continent's largest and busiest ports.
Lagos is known for museums, wildlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Lekki Conservation Centre, hunt for treasures at Lekki Market, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Church of Christ, and explore the engaging exhibits at Mindscape Childrens Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lagos driving holiday planning tool.

If you are flying in from Nigeria, the closest major aiport is Murtala Muhammed International Airport. In August in Lagos, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon.
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Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon, France — 3 nights

Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.GeographyIt is a suburb of the city of Lyon, being located to the west of the city.It is an industrial town only 5km from the center of Lyon, but is a community in its own right. Explore Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon's surroundings by going to Hauterives (The Mazes of Hauterives & Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval), Espace Zoologique de Saint Martin la Plaine (in Saint-Martin-la-Plaine) and Le Parc des Perroquets (in Bren). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Safari de Peaugres, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle de Saint Vincent, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and steep yourself in history at Jardin des Fontaines Petrifiantes.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lagos to Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon. Traveling from Lagos in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lyons-la-Foret.
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Lyons-la-Foret, France — 3 nights

Lyons-la-Forêt is a commune in the Eure department in Haute Normandie in north-western France.Because of its architecture which has been maintained as it was at the beginning of the 17th century, it is also a well-known landmark within the very distinct geophysical and geocultural entity that is the end of Vexin normand and the forest of Lyons around the town is the border with Pays de Bray known for its traditional bocage landscape of woods, orchards and cattle economy.GeographyLyons-la-Forêt is located 34km from Rouen and 28km from Gisors. On the 17th (Tue), relax in the rural setting at Reve de Bisons, get in on the family fun at Parc du Bocasse, and then admire the natural beauty at Parc de Cleres. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of La Place de la Halle, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Les Jardins Animaliers Biotropica, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardins d'Angelique.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Lyons-la-Foret trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon to Lyons-la-Foret with the Route module. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon in August: high temperatures in Lyons-la-Foret hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.
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