9 days in Paris, Lyon & Geneva Itinerary

9 days in Paris, Lyon & Geneva Itinerary

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Paris, France
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Lyon, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Train
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Paris, France
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Paris, France

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

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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 12°C, and evening lows to 6°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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Lyon, France

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.
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, then stop by The Presqu'ile, and finally admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

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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 13°C, and evening lows to 5°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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Geneva, Switzerland

Capital of Peace

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 Maison Tavel are in your itinerary. There's lots more 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 test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by car from Lyon to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Geneva, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Paris, France

City of Light

Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Attractions like Le Marais and Louvre Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Enjoy Paris some more: shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, look for gifts at Edwart Chocolatier, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

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Getting from Geneva to Paris by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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