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.
Take a break from the city and head to Seine River and Île de la Cité. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (Monument au General Hoche, L'Orangerie, &more), Le Bois des Aigles (in Balines) and Arboretum de Versailles-Chevreloup (in Rocquencourt). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary website.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Paris. In March in Paris, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 38°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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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.
Visiting Parc d'Activites de Montagne de Praboure and Lake Annecy will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Lyon side-trips: Roc de Chere (in Talloires), Annecy (Mysteres du Lac & Bateaux Toe) and Chalets du Domaine du Lac de Champos Camping Lac De Champos (in Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Parcours Aventure, trek along Les Pertes de le Valserine, hit the slopes at Mont le Revard, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

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Getting from Paris to Lyon by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Lyon are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

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