2 days in Lyon Itinerary

2 days in Lyon Itinerary

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, then walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and then don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lyon vacation planning tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport, Grenoble-Isère Airport and Chambéry-Savoie Airport. In December in Lyon, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
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Vieux Lyon

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