5 days in Lyon Itinerary

5 days in Lyon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lyon holiday planner

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Lyon
— 4 nights

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Lyon

— 4 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.
Family-friendly places like Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon will thrill your kids. Head to Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse and Secrets d'Apiculteurfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Lyon: Grenoble (Musee de Grenoble & Musee Dauphinois), Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval (in Hauterives) and Collegiale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul (in Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, take an in-depth tour of Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon, and look for gifts at Ultimae.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lyon trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport, Grenoble-Isère Airport and Chambéry-Savoie Airport. In June, daytime highs in Lyon are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips