5 days in Lyon Itinerary

5 days in Lyon Itinerary

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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 explore and learn at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon and Musee des traditions bugistes. Escape the urban bustle at Parc de la Tete d'Or and Plage de Chatillon. Change things up with these side-trips from Lyon: Chapelle Saint-Vincent. (in Irouleguy), Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval (in Hauterives) and Maison des Grenadieres (in Cervieres). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, see the interesting displays at Maison d'Enfance de Alphonse de Lamartine, and explore the galleries of Fresque des Lyonnais.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lyon trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport, Grenoble-Isère Airport and Chambéry-Savoie Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Maison des Grenadieres, Chapelle Saint-Vincent., Plage de Chatillon, Musee des traditions bugistes, Maison d'Enfance de Alphonse de Lamartine
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

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