9 days in Paris, Lyon & Grenoble Itinerary

9 days in Paris, Lyon & Grenoble Itinerary

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Fly
1
Paris
— 5 nights
Train
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Lyon
— 1 night
Drive
3
Grenoble
— 2 nights
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Athens, Greece to Paris is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens to Paris, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Athens in March, with highs in Paris at 13°C and lows at 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): shop like a local with Galerie Estades Lyon and then walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lyon online holiday planner.

Take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March in Lyon, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grenoble.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping
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2
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Grenoble

Capital of the Alps

At the foot of the French Alps where the river Drac joins the Isère (the lion and the serpent), Grenoble offers you tons of winter and summer activities to keep the entire family busy, like hiking, climbing, skiing, and snowboarding, as well as swimming in clean mountain lakes.
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Musee de Grenoble, take an in-depth tour of Musee Dauphinois, then stop by Fromagerie Les Alpages, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grenoble trip app.

Drive from Lyon to Grenoble in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Grenoble sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grenoble

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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