8 days in Western Europe Itinerary

8 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France itinerary planner

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Lyon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Villefranche-sur-Saone
Drive
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Macon
Drive
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Chalon-sur-Saone
Drive
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Vougeot
— 1 night
Drive
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Beaune
— 1 day
Drive
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Vougeot
— 1 night
Drive
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Dijon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vezelay
— 1 day
Drive
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Lyon
— 1 night
Drive

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Lyon

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fourviere Hill, The Presqu'ile and Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): make a trip to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, stop by La boutique de Mathilde, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, then ponder the design of Place des Jacobins, and finally take a stroll through The Presqu'ile.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lyon day trip planning site.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport, Grenoble-Isère Airport and Chambéry-Savoie Airport. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Villefranche-sur-Saone.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Villefranche-sur-Saone

About 1.6 km (1 mile) west of the river in the Rhône department, Villefranche-sur-Saône is a wine-trading center and a haven for walkers and people looking for a calm, relaxing town to vacation in.
For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Villefranche-sur-Saone trip maker.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Villefranche-sur-Saone takes an hour. April in Villefranche-sur-Saone sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. You will leave for Macon on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Villefranche-sur-Saone

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Macon

Mâcon, historically anglicized as Mascon, is a small city in east-central France. On the 25th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at La Roche de Solutre.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Macon itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Villefranche-sur-Saone to Macon takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Macon can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chalon-sur-Saone.

Things to do in Macon

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saône is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France.It is a sub-prefecture of the department. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): look for gifts at Les Trois Greniers and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint Vincent.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Chalon-sur-Saone holiday builder.

Drive from Macon to Chalon-sur-Saone in an hour. April in Chalon-sur-Saone sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Vougeot.

Things to do in Chalon-sur-Saone

Historic Sites · Shopping

Vougeot

— 1 night
For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vougeot road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Chalon-sur-Saone to Vougeot takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. You'll set off for Beaune on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Vougeot

Outdoors · Golf · Tours · Parks

Beaune

— 1 day

Wine Capital of Burgundy

The Wine Capital of the Burgundy region in the Côte-d'Or department, Beaune is a walled city with features remaining from the pre-Roman and Roman eras in eastern France.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Beaune trip builder.

Beaune is just a stone's throw from Vougeot. In April, daytime highs in Beaune are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vougeot.

Things to do in Beaune

Tours · Wineries
Highlights from your trip

Vougeot

— 1 night
For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vougeot trip planner.

Vougeot is just a short distance from Beaune. On the 27th (Sat), you're off to Dijon.

Things to do in Vougeot

Outdoors · Golf · Tours · Parks

Dijon

— 2 nights

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Office de Tourisme Chablis Cure Yonne et Tonnerrois has been added to your itinerary. On the 27th (Sat), get all the information you need at Office de Tourisme Chablis Cure Yonne et Tonnerrois, contemplate the long history of Maison Milliere, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon, don't miss a visit to Tour Philippe le Bon, then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, and finally make a trip to Owl's Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Place de la Liberation, then hunt for treasures at The Market, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dijon road trip planning site.

You can drive from Vougeot to Dijon in an hour. April in Dijon sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Vezelay.

Things to do in Dijon

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Vezelay

— 1 day
Vézelay is a commune in the Yonne department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in north-central France. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Sainte Madeleine.

Plan trip to Vezelay with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Dijon to Vezelay in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Vezelay

Historic Sites

Lyon

— 1 night

Culinary Capital of France

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lyon visit site.

Drive from Vezelay to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Lyon

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Nightlife · Historic Sites