8 days in Paris, Lyon & Toulouse Itinerary

8 days in Paris, Lyon & Toulouse Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), learn about all things military at The Army Museum, stroll the grounds of Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, and then head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, wander the streets of Latin Quarter, then wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris travel planning website.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Paris is minus 4.5 hours. When traveling from New Delhi in July, plan for little chillier days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Hotel de Ville ©
Hotel de Ville
Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse ©
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, then play a few rounds at Grand Parc Miribel Jonage, and then find something for the whole family at Mini World Lyon. On the next day, explore the activities along The Rhone, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, and then take an in-depth tour of Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lyon road trip planning website.

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) to allow time 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
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

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 Games, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Couvent des Jacobins, and then explore the world behind art at Fondation Bemberg. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle des Carmelites, get engrossed in the history at Musee Saint-Raymond, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal de Brienne (Le), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Quai de la Daurade.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Toulouse holiday planner.

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Lyon to Toulouse in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Toulouse sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums Historic Sites Adventure
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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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