8 days in Lyon & Turin Itinerary

8 days in Lyon & Turin Itinerary

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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
2
Turin, Italy
— 4 nights

3
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.
Lyon is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, and make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lyon road trip site.

Nottingham, UK to Lyon is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Nottingham to Lyon is 1 hour. Traveling from Nottingham in April, you will find days in Lyon are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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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
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

4
nights
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turin: Zoom Torino (in Cumiana), Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi) and Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Turin tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Turin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Zoom Torino, Basilica of Superga, Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi, Reggia di Venaria Reale
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Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga

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