3 days in Lyon Itinerary

3 days in Lyon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lyon visit planner

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Lyon

— 2 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon and Musee des traditions bugistes. Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Vieux Lyon will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Lyon to go to Hauterives and see Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, appreciate the extensive heritage of Colline de Fourviere, take an in-depth tour of Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon, and stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lyon trip itinerary planning tool.

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major aiports are Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport, Grenoble-Isère Airport and Chambéry-Savoie Airport. In August in Lyon, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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