7 days in Lyon & French Alps Itinerary

7 days in Lyon & French Alps Itinerary

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Fly
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Lyon
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Savines-le-Lac
— 1 night
Drive
3
La Palud sur Verdon
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Thorenc
— 1 night
Drive to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Fly to Ben Gurion International Airport

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Lyon

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, then explore the striking landscape at La Roche de Solutre, and then find something for the whole family at Mini World Lyon.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lyon tour planning website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Lyon is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Lyon, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Savines-le-Lac.

Things to do in Lyon

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Savines-le-Lac

On the 20th (Sat), make a splash at Aquaparc embrun, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get outside with Lac de Serre-Poncon.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Savines-le-Lac road trip app.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Savines-le-Lac takes 3.5 hours. July in Savines-le-Lac sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to La Palud sur Verdon.

Things to do in Savines-le-Lac

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trip

2
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La Palud sur Verdon

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): cruise along Route des Cretes La Palud and then explore the stunning scenery at Les Gorges du Verdon.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our La Palud sur Verdon road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savines-le-Lac to La Palud sur Verdon takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Savines-le-Lac, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in La Palud sur Verdon, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Thorenc.

Things to do in La Palud sur Verdon

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

1
night
Thorenc

On the 23rd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Thorenc trip itinerary website.

You can drive from La Palud sur Verdon to Thorenc in 1.5 hours. While traveling from La Palud sur Verdon, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Thorenc, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 22°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thorenc

Wildlife · Parks
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