15 days in Lyon & Le Puy-en-Velay Itinerary

15 days in Lyon & Le Puy-en-Velay Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes trip planner

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Lyon
— 3 nights
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Le Puy-en-Velay
— 7 nights
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Lyon
— 2 nights
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Lyon

— 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu (in Beaune) and Annecy (La Vieille Ville & Lake Annecy). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, and test your problem-solving skills at DreamAway Lyon.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lyon visit planner.

Missoula, USA to Lyon is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Missoula to Lyon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Missoula in May, Lyon is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Le Puy-en-Velay.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Le Puy-en-Velay

— 7 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Maison Jean Ferrat (in Antraigues-sur-Volane), Base Canyon de la Besorgues (in Labastide-sur-Besorgues) and Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (Gorges de l'Ardeche & Caverne du Pont-d'Arc).

Make your Le Puy-en-Velay itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Le Puy-en-Velay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Le Puy-en-Velay are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Le Puy-en-Velay

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lyon

— 2 nights

Culinary Capital of France

On the 27th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Colline de Fourviere, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and finally stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at DreamAway Lyon and then don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lyon road trip website.

Getting from Le Puy-en-Velay to Lyon by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games