11 days in Lyon, Vierzon & Paris Itinerary

11 days in Lyon, Vierzon & Paris Itinerary

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Lyon
— 2 nights
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Vierzon
— 3 nights
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Paris
— 5 nights
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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.
On the 3rd (Wed), examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, then explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain, and then take a stroll through Cite medievale de Perouges. On your second day here, explore the galleries of Fresque des Lyonnais, get in on the family fun at Mini World Lyon, then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Lyon, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Colline de Fourviere.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lyon trip itinerary builder.

Bengaluru, India to Lyon is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Bengaluru in July since evenings lows in Lyon dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vierzon.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Vierzon

— 3 nights
Vierzon is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.GeographyA medium-sized town by the banks of the Cher River with some light industry and an area of forestry and farming to the north. Get some historical perspective at Chateau de Cheverny and Cathedrale De Bourges. Get a sense of the local culture at Chateau de Valencay and Cite Medievale. Explore Vierzon's surroundings by going to Chateau de Troussay (in Cheverny), Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare (in Briare) and Palais Jacques-Coeur (in Bourges). There's more to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chambord and see the interesting displays at Musee de Vierzon.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vierzon day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Vierzon takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lyon in July: high temperatures in Vierzon hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Vierzon

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Paris

— 5 nights

City of Light

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Chateau de Chantilly (in Chantilly City) and Cathedrale Saint-Pierre (in Beauvais). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, see the interesting displays at Musee Nissim de Camondo, explore the historical opulence of Chateau of Vincennes, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Paris visit planner.

Traveling by car from Vierzon to Paris takes 2.5 hours. July in Paris sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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