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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. 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.
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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 Reale (in Venaria Reale) and Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (in Stupinigi). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio, take in nature's colorful creations at Parco del Valentino, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di 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 fly back home.
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