39 days in Paris, Lyon & Strasbourg Itinerary

39 days in Paris, Lyon & Strasbourg Itinerary

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Paris
— 19 nights
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Lyon
— 9 nights
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Strasbourg
— 10 nights
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Paris

— 19 nights

City of Light

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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more), Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Versailles (The Water Parterres, Palace of Versailles, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planner.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Paris is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 11th (Fri), you'll travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Lyon

— 9 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lyon side-trips: Lake Annecy (in Annecy), Chambéry Cathedral (in Chambery) and Beaune (Les Caves de l'Abbaye, Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, appreciate the history behind Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval, admire the masterpieces at Musee de Grenoble, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Colline de Fourviere.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Lyon are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Strasbourg

— 10 nights

Crossroads of Europe

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. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Strasbourg: Nancy (Basilique Saint-Epvre & Place Stanislas), Domaine Viticole Dischler (in Wolxheim) and Notre-Dame du Bischenberg (in Bischoffsheim). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Domaine Albert Seltz, walk around Parc de l'Orangerie, contemplate the long history of Fort De Schoenenbourg, and pedal to the sights with VinoRoute - Oenotourisme en Alsace.

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Fly from Lyon to Strasbourg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. June in Strasbourg sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips