11 days in Paris, Lyon & Megeve Itinerary

11 days in Paris, Lyon & Megeve Itinerary

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Drive to Ben Gurion International Airport, Fly to Paris
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Paris
— 2 nights
Fly
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Lyon
Drive
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Megeve
— 5 nights
Drive
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Lyon
Train
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Paris
— 3 nights
Fly to Ben Gurion International Airport, Drive to Ra'anana

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Paris — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Montparnasse Tower, then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Palace of Versailles.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paris day trip planner.

Ra'anana, Israel to Paris is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Ra'anana in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Paris: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Lyon.
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Lyon

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 14th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Lyon road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Megeve.
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Megeve — 5 nights

Megève is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France with a population of over 4,000 residents. You've added Lake Annecy, Aiguille des Grands Montets, Parc de Merlet, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Jardin alpin La Jaysinia and La Luge 4s. When in Megeve, make a side trip to see Cascade du Rouget in Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval, approximately Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Lac de Javen and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean Baptiste.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Megeve trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Lyon to Megeve in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Lyon in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Megeve, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lyon.
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Lyon

Culinary Capital of France

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Megeve to Lyon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Megeve in August, expect nights in Lyon to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. You'll set off for Paris on the 19th (Fri).
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Paris — 3 nights

City of Light

Kids will enjoy Louvre Museum and Champs-Elysees. Enjoy Paris some more: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Lyon in August, you will find days in Paris are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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