6 days in Strasbourg & Lyon Itinerary

6 days in Strasbourg & Lyon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France route planner

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Strasbourg
— 2 nights
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Lyon
— 3 nights
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Strasbourg

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): make a trip to Barrage Vauban and then take a stroll through La Petite France. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Palais de Rohan, then explore the world behind art at Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg.

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Istanbul, Turkey to Strasbourg is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In January, Strasbourg is a bit cooler than Istanbul - with highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lyon

— 3 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.
Lyon is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, and see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema.

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You can fly from Strasbourg to Lyon in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In January in Lyon, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games