9 days in Lyon Itinerary

9 days in Lyon Itinerary

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Lyon

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Entrée PRO musée des Beaux-Arts Entrreprises and Musée Miniature et Cinéma. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cite medievale de Perouges and Abbaye Saint-Philibert. Get out of town with these interesting Lyon side-trips: Chateau Historique de Pierreclos (in Pierreclos), Chateau de Cormatin (in Cormatin) and Hameau Duboeuf (in Romaneche-Thorins). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Rock of Solutre, meet the residents at Parc de la Tete d'Or, look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Animalier de Courzieu, and admire the striking features of Monastère Royal de Brou.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Lyon travel planner.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airports are Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport, Grenoble-Isère Airport and Chambéry-Savoie Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Chateau Historique de Pierreclos, Jardin des fontaines petrifiantes, Hameau Duboeuf, Museum and site of Saint-Romain-en-Gal Vienne, Royal Monastery of Brou
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Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
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Parc de la Tete d'Or

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