10 days in Paris, Nice & Lyon Itinerary

10 days in Paris, Nice & Lyon Itinerary

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Paris
— 3 nights
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Nice
— 3 nights
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Lyon
— 2 nights

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Paris

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip builder site.

Bangkok, Thailand to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in December, things will get much colder in Paris: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Must see
Arc de Triomphe
4.6

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Nice

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally don't miss a visit to Place Massena. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, and then make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice day trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Nice by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in December, with highs in Nice at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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Specialty Museum
Musée Marc Chagall
4.4
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Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7
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Landmark
Place Massena
4.5

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Lyon

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and finally walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): take in the views from Passerelle du Palais de Justice, then test your problem-solving skills at DreamAway Lyon, then don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lyon trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nice to Lyon in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, Lyon is little chillier than Nice - with highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:
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World heritage site
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
4.7

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