8 days in Lyon & Turin Itinerary

8 days in Lyon & Turin Itinerary

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8 days in Lyon & Turin Itinerary

Nottingham, United Kingdom
train + Fly:  6​h
Lyon, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly + bus + train:  6​h 45​min
Nottingham, United Kingdom

3
days
Lyon, 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.
Lyon is known for sightseeing, museums, historic sites, trails, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ride a horse along Parc de la Tete d'Or, make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, browse the different shops at Les Halles de Lyon – Paul Bocuse, and examine the collection at Musée Miniature et Cinéma.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Lyon trip generator.

Nottingham, UK to Lyon is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nottingham to Lyon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nottingham in April, you will find days in Lyon are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Lyon

Sightseeing Historic Sites Museums
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Parc de la Tete d'Or
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

5
days
Turin, Italy

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: La Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale), Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi) and Zoom Torino (in Cumiana). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Juventus Stadium, admire the masterpieces at Egyptian Museum of Turin, admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Castello.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Turin travel planner.

You can drive from Lyon to Turin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Turin sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Sightseeing Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Venaria Reale, Zoom Torino, Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi
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Juventus Stadium
National Cinema Museum
Egyptian Museum of Turin

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