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Paris & Lyon - Fly and Rail
Paris and Lyon
Paris and Lyon

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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. 

9 Days,7 nights
Call to book: 1-866-529-2079
Travelling as a group of 10 or more? Request a group quote.

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)
  • 5 More Moments activities: More Moments - 5 activities included (6 activities included for 2020 departure dates):
    • 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, everyday except Monday's)
    • Tickets to the Flyview experience (2020 departures only, transfers not included)
    • 1-hour cruise on the Rhone in Lyon
    • Dinner in a typical bouchon Lyonnais
  • Earn and redeem Aeroplan® Miles
     

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Paris.

Accommodation:
(1 night)
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 one-hour cruise to view Paris from one of its best vantage points: the Seine.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS:
  • 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.
  • 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. Enjoy a glass of champagne and see the historic heart of the capital from a new perspective.
  • Meal(s) : Breakfast
    Accommodation:
    (1 night)
    Paris and Lyon

    Day 4

    Paris: Versailles Excursion

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

    More Moments Activities Included:
    LOCAL GEMS:

    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

    Enjoy the day at leisure in Paris. Later, take part in a memorable Flyview Paris Experience (For 2020 departures only).
     

    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:
    LOCAL GEMS: 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:
    LOCAL GEMS: 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
    Accommodation:
    (1 night)
    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
    Best Western Hotel Ronceray-Opéra(or similar)
    Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
    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)

    ALL DATES

    DEPARTURE FROM
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    Don't see the dates you're looking for? Call us to book: 1-866-529-2079

    Price per adult. Includes base fare.

    Travelling as a group of 10 or more? Request a group quote.

    IMPORTANT INFO

    DEPARTURE DATES

    Mondays and Fridays from April 1 to October 31
    Thursdays from May 2 to October 24
    Tuesdays and Saturdays from June 6 to October 17

    2020 Departure dates:

    Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays from May 1st, 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

    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. Transfer from central Paris.
    • Tickets to the Flyview exprience (For 2020 departures only, transfer not included)
    • 1-hour cruise on the Rhone in Lyon: Boarding takes place on 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.

    Pricing policies for this hotel

    Non-Refundable

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    Free Cancellation

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