8 days in Lyon & Turin Itinerary

8 days in Lyon & Turin Itinerary

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Train to Luton, Fly to Lyon
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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly

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Lyon, France

— 3 nights

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.
Lyon is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip 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 Colline de Fourviere, 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 · Parks
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Turin, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Magic

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), Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale) and Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, and take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Turin trip planner.

Getting from Lyon to Turin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Turin sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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