8 days in Lyon Itinerary

8 days in Lyon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lyon trip planner

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Lyon
— 7 nights

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Lyon

— 7 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lyon: Beaune (Les Caves de l'Abbaye, La Cave de l'Ange Gardien, &more), Annecy (Lake Annecy & La Vieille Ville) and Eglise Sainte-Marie de Saint-Hymetiere (in Saint-Hymetiere). There's much more to do: stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, get interesting insight from Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Colline de Fourviere, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Tournoel.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Lyon vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, 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 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips