20 days in Paris & Lyon Itinerary

20 days in Paris & Lyon Itinerary

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Paris

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups and Seine River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (Hotel de Ville, The Trianons & The Hamlet, &more), Le Bois des Aigles (in Balines) and Ugolf Reims-Bezannes (in Bezannes). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Le Marais, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris online trip itinerary maker.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in April; daily highs in Paris reach 60°F and lows reach 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lake Annecy and Mont Saint-Romain. Get out of town with these interesting Lyon side-trips: Roc de Chere (in Talloires), Annecy (Bateaux Toe & Mysteres du Lac) and Altimage ULM (in L'Abergement-de-Cuisery). There's lots more to do: walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, head outdoors with Go & Sea, explore the fascinating underground world of Carrieres de Glay, and take in the dramatic natural features at La Roche de Solutre.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lyon travel route website.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in April, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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