14 days in Paris, Lyon & Cannes Itinerary

14 days in Paris, Lyon & Cannes Itinerary

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14 days in Paris, Lyon & Cannes Itinerary

Start: Paris
1
Paris
— 6 nights
train:  2​h
2
Lyon
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
3
Cannes
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
4
Lyon
— 2 nights
End: Lyon

6
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.
Head to Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor some retail therapy. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris online route planner .

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. June in Paris sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

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 12th (Wed): explore by horseback at Parc de la Tete d'Or and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lyon trip itinerary maker .

Take a train from Paris to Lyon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Golf Parks
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or

3
nights
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pick up some local products at Marche Forville, get a taste of the local shopping with La Croisette, and then don't miss a visit to Le Monastere Fortifie.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannes trip planner .

Traveling by combination of tram and flight from Lyon to Cannes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Cannes, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Cannes

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes
Marche Forville ©
Marche Forville

2
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Head to Galerie Estades Lyon and Place Bellecourfor some retail therapy. Explore Lyon further: don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon and get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lyon trip builder app .

Do a combination of flight and tram from Cannes to Lyon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You will leave for home on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Lyon

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Place Bellecour ©
Place Bellecour
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

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