20 days in Munich, Lyon & Paris Itinerary

20 days in Munich, Lyon & Paris Itinerary

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20 days in Munich, Lyon & Paris Itinerary

Start: Bangkok, Thailand
Fly:  16​h
1
Munich, Germany
— 6 nights
plane:  1​h
2
Lyon, France
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
3
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bangkok, Thailand

6
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
You've added Alte Pinakothek, Allianz Arena, BMW Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, sample the tasty concoctions at Augustiner Brauerei, take a stroll through Haidhausen, and examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip planning site .

Bangkok, Thailand to Munich is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Munich due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in October: high temperatures in Munich hover around 16°C and lows are around 5°C. You'll set off for Lyon on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Haidhausen ©
Haidhausen
Schwabing ©
Schwabing

5
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, trails, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore by horseback at Parc de la Tete d'Or, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, and admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lyon trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from Munich to Lyon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Munich in October: high temperatures in Lyon hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Trails
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Place des Jacobins ©
Place des Jacobins

7
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Le Marais, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paris driving holiday planner .

You can take a train from Lyon to Paris in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Le Marais ©
Le Marais

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