8 days in Paris, Lyon & Toulouse Itinerary

8 days in Paris, Lyon & Toulouse Itinerary

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8 days in Paris, Lyon & Toulouse Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Lyon
— 2 nights
Tram + Fly:  3 h
3
Toulouse
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): learn about all things military at The Army Museum, make a trip to Cemiterio de Pere-Lachaise, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile Saint-Louis. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, take a stroll through Latin Quarter, then get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité, and finally don't miss a visit to Hotel de Ville.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris online trip itinerary planner .

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in July, expect nights in Paris to be colder, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Hotel de Ville ©
Hotel de Ville
Latin Quarter ©
Latin Quarter

2
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
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.
On the 24th (Wed), head off the coast to L' ile barbe, play a few rounds at Grand Parc Miribel Jonage, and then get in on the family fun at Mini World Lyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at The Rhone, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, and then take an in-depth tour of Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lyon attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Lyon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Lyon

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Vaulx en Velin
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Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon ©
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon
Grand Parc Miribel Jonage ©
Grand Parc Miribel Jonage
L' ile barbe ©
L' ile barbe

2
nights
Toulouse

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): go all around town with Granhota, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Couvent des Jacobins, and then admire the masterpieces at Fondation Bemberg. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Carmelites, then take an in-depth tour of Musee Saint-Raymond - Musee des Antiques de Toulouse, then explore the activities along Canal de Brienne (Le), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Quai de la Daurade.

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Getting from Lyon to Toulouse by combination of tram and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. July in Toulouse sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Toulouse

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Couvent des Jacobins ©
Couvent des Jacobins
Chapelle des Carmelites ©
Chapelle des Carmelites
Quai de la Daurade ©
Quai de la Daurade

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