38 days in Lyon & Bonifacio Itinerary

38 days in Lyon & Bonifacio Itinerary

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Lyon — 26 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lyon: Domaine Le Fagolet-Gite La Girardiere (in Vaux-en-Beaujolais), Maison du Patrimoine - Musee des Conscrits (in Villefranche-sur-Saone) and La Roche de Solutre (in Solutre-Pouilly). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, explore the activities along Lake Annecy, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, and don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lyon day trip planner.

Paris to Lyon is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Lyon are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Bonifacio.
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Bonifacio — 11 nights

At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bonifacio: Sartene (Eglise Sainte Marie, Menhirs Paddaghhu, &more), Serra-di-Ferro (Tour Genoise De Capanella & Foata) and Monacia-d'Aullene (Sentier de l’Uomo Di Cagna & Sentier du Patrimoine). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Iles Lavezzi, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Petit Sperone, see Le Club de Voile de Bonifacio, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bonifacio online trip builder.

Getting from Lyon to Bonifacio by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lyon in August: highs in Bonifacio hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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