12 days in Lyon, Paris & Toulouse Itinerary

12 days in Lyon, Paris & Toulouse Itinerary

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Lyon

— 1 night

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.
On the 17th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Colline de Fourviere, then admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Estades Lyon, then walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and then browse the different shops at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lyon trip planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Lyon is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. In March, Lyon is much colder than Jakarta - with highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

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.
On the 19th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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Traveling by flight from Lyon to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can fly to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Lyon

— 1 night

Culinary Capital of France

Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then examine the collection at Fresque des Lyonnais. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Impasse Turquet, examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, then get to know the fascinating history of Secrets d'Apiculteur, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee des Confluences.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lyon driving holiday planner.

Fly from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Toulouse.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping

Toulouse

— 3 nights

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get curious at Cite de l'espace and then steep yourself in history at Church of Les Jacobins. On your second day here, make a trip to Le Capitole, slough off your stress at Le Riad du Bien etre, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Japonais, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee des Augustins.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Toulouse online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Toulouse takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Toulouse are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can fly to Lyon.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums · Childrens Museums · Spas · Parks

Lyon

— 1 night

Culinary Capital of France

On the 25th (Fri), examine the collection at Fresque des Lyonnais, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Lyon, examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, appreciate the extensive heritage of Secrets d'Apiculteur, then explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee des Confluences.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lyon visit planner.

You can fly from Toulouse to Lyon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping