9 days in Milan, Paris & Lyon Itinerary

9 days in Milan, Paris & Lyon Itinerary

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1
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
3
Lyon, France
— 2 nights

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, thenexplore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery. On your second day here, examine the collection at Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and then see La Casa Maledetta.

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Lagos, Nigeria to Milan is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. In December, Milan is much colder than Lagos - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Paris by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
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 20th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, thenget your game on at DreamAway Lyon, thenstroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Lyon trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. December in Lyon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

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