6 days in Grenoble & Lyon Itinerary

6 days in Grenoble & Lyon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Grenoble
— 3 nights
2
Lyon
— 2 nights

3
nights
Grenoble

Grenoble ©
At the foot of the French Alps where the river Drac joins the Isère (the lion and the serpent), Grenoble offers you tons of winter and summer activities to keep the entire family busy, like hiking, climbing, skiing, and snowboarding, as well as swimming in clean mountain lakes.
Popular historic sites such as Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval and Horloge Solaire are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Musee Dauphinois and Archaeological Museum. When in Grenoble, make a side trip to see Parc du Chateau de Vizille in Vizille, approximately Vizille away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and admire the masterpieces at Musee de Grenoble.

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If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Grenoble-Isère Airport, Chambéry-Savoie Airport and Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport. In June, daytime highs in Grenoble are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lyon.

Things to do in Grenoble

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval, Parc du Chateau de Vizille
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Musee de Grenoble ©
Musee de Grenoble
Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval ©
Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and then walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, then get a taste of the local shopping with Secrets d'Apiculteur, and finally examine the collection at Musee des Confluences.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lyon trip planning website.

You can drive from Grenoble to Lyon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon