16 days in Lyon, Strasbourg & Marne-la-Vallee Itinerary

16 days in Lyon, Strasbourg & Marne-la-Vallee Itinerary

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16 days in Lyon, Strasbourg & Marne-la-Vallee Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
+2
Fly + foot + train:  10​h 15​min
1
Lyon
— 4 nights
tram + Fly:  3​h
2
Strasbourg
— 7 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Marne-la-Vallee
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  11​h
End: Kuwait City

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mini World Lyon and Espace Zoologique De Saint Martin La Plaine. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parc de la Tete d'Or and Les jardins aquatiques. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lyon: Cite medievale de Perouges (in Perouges), Musee du Jouet (in Moirans-en-Montagne) and The Caves of La Balme (in La Balme-les-Grottes). The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Presqu'ile, examine the collection at Fresque des Lyonnais, get some fabulous bargains at The Village, and make a trip to Place Bellecour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Lyon is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and tram. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Kuwait City in August, things will get much colder in Lyon: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Lyon

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

The Village, Cite medievale de Perouges, Musee du Jouet, Marques Avenue Romans, The Caves of La Balme
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Mini World Lyon ©
Mini World Lyon
Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges

7
nights
Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Explore hidden gems such as La montagne des singes and Vin d'Alsace HORCHER. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like La Montagnes des Lamas and Parc Tellure. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Strasbourg: Distillerie Artisanale Jos Nusbaumer (in Steige), Observatoire de Merelle (in Gerardmer) and Chateau d'Epinal (in Epinal). The adventure continues: wander the streets of La Petite France, get to know the resident critters at Parc Animalier Friedel, take an in-depth tour of Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame, and admire the striking features of Place de la Republique.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Strasbourg trip website .

Traveling by combination of tram and flight from Lyon to Strasbourg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Marne-la-Vallee.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

La Bresse, Cristal Lehrer Bruno, Vins d'Alsace Antoine Ehrhart, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Observatoire de Merelle
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La montagne des singes ©
La montagne des singes
La Montagnes des Lamas ©
La Montagnes des Lamas
Parc Tellure ©
Parc Tellure

4
nights
Marne-la-Vallee

Marne-la-Vallee ©
As a "new town" best known for its Euro Disney Park and resorts, Marne-la-Vallée is a modern family resort town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Val d'Europe and WB Champagne. Head to La Vallee Village and Disney Villagefor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Paul-Etienne Saint Germain (in Epernay), Champagne Roger Manceaux (in Rilly-la-Montagne) and Wafflart Briet Champagne (in Sacy). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Walt Disney Studios Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life, contemplate the long history of Chateau of Champs-sur-Marne, and take a stroll through Moret-sur-Loing.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Marne-la-Vallee journey planner.

Getting from Strasbourg to Marne-la-Vallee by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. August in Marne-la-Vallee sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Marne-la-Vallee

Theme Parks Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Paul-Etienne Saint Germain, Wafflart Briet Champagne, Parc Forestier de la Poudrerie, Champagne Roger Manceaux, WineBubbles
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Walt Disney Studios Park ©
Walt Disney Studios Park
Val d'Europe ©
Val d'Europe
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

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