13 days in Lyon, Barcelona & Paris Itinerary

13 days in Lyon, Barcelona & Paris Itinerary

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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights

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Lyon, France — 3 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parc de la Tete d'Or and Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Colline de Fourviere, make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip planning app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport, Grenoble-Isère Airport and Chambéry-Savoie Airport. In March, daytime highs in Lyon are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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Barcelona, Spain — 6 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats (in Riudellots de la Selva) and Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro). And it doesn't end there: walk around Parc Guell, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Barcelona visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Lyon in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 62°F and lows about 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to fly to Paris.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Paris, France — 3 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee (about 38 minutes away). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Paris trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in March, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 53°F and lows about 38°F.
Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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