11 days in Lyon, Vierzon & Paris Itinerary

11 days in Lyon, Vierzon & Paris Itinerary

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11 days in Lyon, Vierzon & Paris Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + tram:  17​h 45​min
1
Lyon
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Vierzon
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Paris
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain, and then wander the streets of Cite medievale de Perouges. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): make a trip to Fresque des Lyonnais, get in on the family fun at Mini World Lyon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Lyon trip maker site .

Bengaluru, India to Lyon is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Lyon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Lyon, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Vierzon.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trip

Cite medievale de Perouges
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Musee Miniature et Cinema ©
Musee Miniature et Cinema
Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Théâtre gallo-romain ©
Théâtre gallo-romain

3
nights
Vierzon

Vierzon ©
Vierzon is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.GeographyA medium-sized town by the banks of the Cher River with some light industry and an area of forestry and farming to the north. Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare and Chateau de Valencay will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedrale St-Etienne and Chateau de Troussay. Explore Vierzon's surroundings by going to Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny), Cite Medievale (in Mennetou-sur-cher) and Palais Jacques-Coeur (in Bourges). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chambord and see the interesting displays at Musee de Vierzon.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Vierzon sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Vierzon takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lyon in July; daily highs in Vierzon reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Vierzon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cheverny, Bourges, Cite Medievale, Chateau de Valencay, Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare
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Musee de Vierzon ©
Musee de Vierzon
Cathedrale St-Etienne ©
Cathedrale St-Etienne
Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare ©

5
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.
Family-friendly places like The Paris Catacombs and Jardin des Plantes will thrill your kids. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chateau de Chantilly and Louvre Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte (in Maincy) and Cathedrale Saint-Pierre (in Beauvais). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau of Vincennes.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planner .

You can drive from Vierzon to Paris in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chateau of Vincennes, Chateau de Chantilly, Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
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Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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