9 days in Paris, Lyon & Geneva Itinerary

9 days in Paris, Lyon & Geneva Itinerary

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Paris, France
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Lyon, France
— 1 night
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Paris, France
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Paris, France

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, stop by Barthelemy, look for gifts at Maison Chaudun, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally stop by La Maison du Savon de Marseille.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris journey builder site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In November in Paris, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites
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Barthelemy ©
Barthelemy
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
La Maison du Savon de Marseille ©
La Maison du Savon de Marseille

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Lyon, France

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): browse the different shops at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, get to know the fascinating history of Secrets d'Apiculteur, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, then take a stroll through The Presqu'ile, and finally admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lyon itinerary site.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Get a sense of the local culture at Patek Philippe Museum and Cathedrale de St-Pierre. Popular historic sites such as Maison Tavel and Notre Dame Basilica are in your itinerary. When in Geneva, make a side trip to see Chocolaterie Alexandre in Nyon, approximately Nyon away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Geneva online travel planner.

Drive from Lyon to Geneva in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Geneva sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

Head to Le Marais and La Grande Epicerie de Paris Rive Gauchefor plenty of shopping. Eiffel Tower and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Enjoy Paris some more: don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, stop by Les Expressives, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Geneva to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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