10 days in Paris, Strasbourg & Lyon Itinerary

10 days in Paris, Strasbourg & Lyon Itinerary

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Paris
— 4 nights
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Strasbourg
— 2 nights
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Lyon
— 2 nights

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Paris

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paris trip builder.

Charlotte, USA to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Paris is 6 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in May, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 64°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Step off the beaten path and head to La Volerie des Aigles and Distillerie Artisanale Jos Nusbaumer. Change things up with these side-trips from Strasbourg: Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix (in Rhodes) and Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg (in Orschwiller).

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Strasbourg by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix ©
Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix
La Volerie des Aigles
La Volerie des Aigles
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg

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Lyon

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 25th (Thu): take a stroll through Cite medievale de Perouges and then stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lyon trip site.

Getting from Strasbourg to Lyon by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in May, and nighttime lows around 50°F. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or

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