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Paris and Lyon

Experience metropolitan France at its finest. In both Paris and Lyon, you'll be able to enjoy incredible architecture, or sample incredible pastries and sip a glass of wine on a terrasse.

With a country as vast and bountiful as France, travelling by train is a great way to cover as much ground as possible while also taking in the breathtaking sights. Let the smooth ride, great service, and amazing vistas transport you from city to city. 

The train tickets and hotel stays are included in the package, along with some meals and many other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable.  
 

Location:

Paris, France (CDG), Lyon, France (LYS), France

9  Days | 7  nights
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INCLUSIONS

  • Flight to Paris; return from Lyon (if flight and tour package option is chosen)
  • Private airport and train station transfers in Paris and Lyon
  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts
  • TGV train between Paris & Lyon (First Class)
  • 6 More Moments activities included:
    • 2-day Hop-On Hop-Off pass in Paris (valid for 48 hours)
    • 1-hour cruise on the Seine (Cruise departs near the Eiffel Tower)
    • Half-day skip the line excursion to Versailles (Transfer from Central Paris, Not offered on Monday's. Bilingual guide daily, French guide on Wednesday and Sunday only)
    • Tickets to the Flyview experience (transfers not included)
    • 1-hour cruise on the Rhone in Lyon (From Monday to Thursday 11;15, 14;15, 16;45 & 18:00, Friday to Sunday 16:00, 16:45, 19:15 and 21:00)
    • Dinner in a typical bouchon Lyonnais
  • Earn and redeem Aeroplan® Miles
     

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Paris.

Paris and Lyon

Day 2

Welcome to Paris

Upon arrival in Paris, take a private transfer to your hotel and check in.

Accommodation:
(1 night)
Paris and Lyon

Day 3

Paris: Sightseeing

See the city's main attractions with the help of your 48-hour Hop-On Hop‑Off pass. In the afternoon, take a 1-hour cruise to view Paris from one of its best vantage points: the Seine.

More Moments Activities Included:
Seine River Cruise:

Take a 1-hour cruise to view Paris from one of its best vantage points: the Seine. Cruise by the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Conciergerie and the Musée d'Orsay. See the historic heart of the capital from a new perspective.

Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Pass:

Disembark at a stop that captures your attention and hop back on at a time and stop convenient to you.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Paris and Lyon

Day 4

Paris: Versailles Skip-the-Line Excursion

Discover the beauty and glory of Versailles on a half-day tour from Paris with an experienced guide.

More Moments Activities Included:
Versailles Skip-the-Line Excursion:

Travel back in time, and go on a fascinating journey to discover the world-famous palace, a symbol of absolute monarchy, and its impressive and turbulent history. Follow your experienced guide through the majestic rooms, the State Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, and the Queen's private apartments.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Paris and Lyon

Day 5

Paris: At Leisure & Flyview Experience

Enjoy some leisure time in Paris. Later, take part in a memorable Flyview Paris Experience.
 

More Moments Activities Included:
Flyview Experience:

Strap on your jetpack and take off for an unforgettable experience flying over Paris with your feet on the ground and your head in the sky.Through the magic of virtual-reality technology, you’ll feel yourself taking off for a flight over Paris. A breathtakingly realistic flight simulation that lets you explore the magnificent city of Paris from above.

 

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Paris and Lyon

Day 6

Paris - Lyon (approx. 408 km)

Start off your day with a private transfer to the railway station to board the TGV high-speed train to Lyon. Upon arrival, take a private transfer to your hotel and check in.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Paris and Lyon

Day 7

Lyon: Sightseeing

Today, enjoy a scenic 1-hour cruise on the Rhone River.

More Moments Activities Included:
Rhone River Cruise:

Let yourself be guided on an in-depth sightseeing tour of Lyon and discover the city's symbolic monuments from another angle. Admire the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, be surprised by the bold architecture of the industrial Confluence district and behold Île Barbe, a green oasis at the gateway to the city. Accompanied by a guide, relive the exceptional moments that have shaped Lyon's destiny through the centuries.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Paris and Lyon

Day 8

Lyon: At Leisure & Dinner Experience

Today, discover Lyon at your own pace. Maybe a visit the Museum of Fine Arts or have a picnic at the Parc de la Tête d'Or. Tonight, enjoy dinner in a typical bouchon Lyonnais, included in your package.

More Moments Activities Included:
Bouchon Lyonnais:

Treat your taste buds to traditional Lyonnaise cuisine! These quaint family-run bistros are found only in Lyon, and serve up the kind of specialties that fearless foodies will appreciate.

Meal(s): Breakfast, dinner
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Paris and Lyon

Day 9

Lyon - Return to Canada

Take a private transfer to the airport and board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Paris and Lyon

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Paris, France (CDG)
Best Western Hotel Ronceray-Opéra(or similar)
Lyon, France (LYS)
Hotel Le Roosevelt(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the trip. Room occupancy: Maximum 2 people (2 adults or 1 adult and 1 child)

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Land and packages offered from April 1 to October 31, 2020

MORE TO KNOW

Not included
  • Meals, unless noted
  • Transfers, unless noted
  • Additional activities and excursions
  • Personal expenses and insurance
  • HOTEL CHECK-IN/OUT

    Check in: 3:00 p.m.
    Check out: 12:00 p.m.

    ACTIVITIES

    The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

    At time of reservation, please indicate if you would prefer an English-speaking or French-speaking tour guide.

    • 1-hour cruise on the Seine. Cruise departs near the Eiffel Tower. Transfer not included.
    • Half-day skip the line excursion to Versailles. Not offered on Mondays. English-speaking guide on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Hotel pick-up included.
    • 1-hour cruise on the Rhone in Lyon. Boarding: 2 quai des Célestins. Transfer not included.

    CITY TAXES

    City taxes are applicable for hotel stays in France and are payable in local currency upon arrival. Rates vary from 1 EUR to 5 EUR depending on hotel star rating and location and are calculated per room, per night. Rates are subject to change without notice.

    Free cancellation is available for the hotel portion of this booking! Read full details and terms & conditions on the checkout page.

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    Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.