9 days in Paris, Lyon & Geneva Itinerary

9 days in Paris, Lyon & Geneva Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 1 day
2
Lyon, France
— 1 night
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights

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day
Paris, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, look for gifts at Barthelemy, thenlook for gifts at Maison Chaudun, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally stop by La Maison du Savon de Marseille.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris visit planning app.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Barthelemy ©
Barthelemy
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Luxembourg Gardens ©
Luxembourg Gardens

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Lyon, France

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 25th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, stop by Secrets d'Apiculteur, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, thenstop by The Presqu'ile, and finally admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Lyon vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon

3
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chocolaterie Alexandre and Sweetzerland Chocolatier. Popular historic sites such as Cathedrale de St-Pierre and Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and take an in-depth tour of Maison Tavel.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Geneva vacation planner.

Getting from Lyon to Geneva by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November in Geneva, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Chocolaterie Alexandre
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees. Attractions like Le Marais and Louvre Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. See even more of Paris: steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, stop by Au Manoir des Aromes, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris holiday builder site.

You can take a train from Geneva to Paris in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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