16 days in Paris, Mont-Saint-Michel & Lyon Itinerary

16 days in Paris, Mont-Saint-Michel & Lyon Itinerary

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16 days in Paris, Mont-Saint-Michel & Lyon Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Paris
— 7 nights
Train + Bus:  5 h 15 min
2
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 4 nights
+6
Shuttle + Train + Subway + Bus + Foot + Fly + Tram:  7 h 30 min
3
Lyon
— 2 nights
Tram + Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Manila, Luzon

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris tour itinerary builder website .

Manila, Philippines to Paris is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Philippines Time (PHT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Manila in May, expect Paris to be colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis

4
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Explore hidden gems such as Pointe D'Agon and Cathedraloscope. Explore Mont-Saint-Michel's surroundings by going to Mont Dol (in Mont-Dol), Ferme de Canon (in Mezidon-Canon) and Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant (in Falaise). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Les iles Chausey, look for all kinds of wild species at La Roche d'Oetre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Sees, and make a trip to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary planning site .

Do a combination of train and bus from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

La Roche d'Oetre, Le Moulin de Moidrey, Pointe D'Agon, Ferme pedagogique de Canon, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Sees
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Pointe D'Agon ©
Pointe D'Agon
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Mont Dol
Mont Dol

2
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like La Roche de Solutre and Wine Tours & Tastings. Change things up with these side-trips from Lyon: Chateau du Moulin a Vent (in Romaneche-Thorins) and Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval (in Hauterives). Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc de la Tete d'Or, see the interesting displays at Fresque des Lyonnais, get in on the family fun at Mini World Lyon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lyon tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Lyon in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and tram; or take a bus. While traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lyon, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Roche de Solutre, Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval, Chateau du Moulin-a-Vent, Mini World Lyon
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Mini World Lyon ©
Mini World Lyon
La Roche de Solutre ©
La Roche de Solutre

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