38 days in Lyon & Bonifacio Itinerary

38 days in Lyon & Bonifacio Itinerary

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Lyon
— 26 nights
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Lyon

— 26 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lyon: La Roche de Solutre (in Solutre-Pouilly), Maison du Patrimoine - Musee des Conscrits (in Villefranche-sur-Saone) and Domaine Le Fagolet-Gite La Girardiere (in Vaux-en-Beaujolais). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, explore the activities along Lake Annecy, appreciate the extensive heritage of Colline de Fourviere, and don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lyon day trip planner.

Paris to Lyon is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Lyon are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Bonifacio

— 11 nights
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bonifacio: Sartene (Eglise Sainte Marie, Menhirs Paddaghhu, &more), Monacia-d'Aullene (Sentier de l’Uomo Di Cagna & Sentier du Patrimoine) and Serra-di-Ferro (Tour Genoise De Capanella & Foata). There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Iles Lavezzi, stroll through Reserve Naturelle des Iles Cerbicales, get outside with Plage du Grand Sperone, and experience rural life at U Porcu RANGER.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Bonifacio online route builder.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Bonifacio takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. When traveling from Lyon in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bonifacio: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips