28 days in Lyon & Paris Itinerary

28 days in Lyon & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Lyon
— 11 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Paris
— 14 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Dhaka City

11
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Plage de Conjux and Centre D'histoire De La Resistance Et De La Deportation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee Miniature et Cinema and Cite medievale de Perouges. Change things up with these side-trips from Lyon: Atelier-Musee Du Chapeau (in Chazelles-sur-Lyon), Collegiale de Saint Symphorien sur Coise (in Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise) and Chateau de la Bastie d'Urfe (in Saint-Etienne-le-Molard). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain, take in the dramatic natural features at La Roche de Solutre, visit The Presqu'ile, and take an in-depth tour of Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lyon sightseeing planning tool.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Lyon is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cluny, Tournon-sur-Rhone, Macon, Ambert, Monastere Royal de Brou
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Théâtre gallo-romain ©
Théâtre gallo-romain
Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Musee Miniature et Cinema ©
Musee Miniature et Cinema

14
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and The Army Museum. Popular historic sites such as The Paris Catacombs and Latin Quarter are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Chateau Francois 1er (in Villers-Cotterets), Musee de la Memoire de Belleau 1914-1918 (in Belleau) and Musee Jardin Bourdelle (in Egreville). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, stroll through Axo Plage, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Pierrefonds, and admire the masterpieces at Chateau de Chantilly.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Lyon to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Lyon in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

La Defense, Meaux, Eglise Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois, Chateau de Chateau-Thierry, Monument aux Morts
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

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