9 days in Western Europe Itinerary

9 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France trip planner

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Troyes
— 1 night
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Auxerre
— 1 night
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Autun
— 3 nights
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Lyon
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Beaune
— 1 night
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Dijon
— 2 nights
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Troyes

— 1 night

Jerusalem of Stained Glass

Many half-timbered houses from the 16th century remain in wonderful condition in the old town of Troyes.
On the 14th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Ruelle des Chats and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul.

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Brussels, Belgium to Troyes is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Brussels in August, you will find days in Troyes are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Auxerre.

Things to do in Troyes

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Auxerre

— 1 night
Auxerre is the capital of the Yonne department and the fourth-largest city in Burgundy. Your day by day itinerary now includes Cathédrale Saint-Étienne d'Auxerre as well as La Fosse Dionne. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the long history of La Fosse Dionne and then contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Saint-Étienne d'Auxerre. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Basilique Sainte Madeleine and then explore the ancient world of Bibracte - Mont Beuvray.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Auxerre journey builder app.

You can drive from Troyes to Auxerre in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Auxerre can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Autun.

Things to do in Auxerre

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Autun

— 3 nights
Autun is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. Theatre romain d'Autun has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale St-Lazare and then catch a live performance at Theatre romain d'Autun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lac des Settons, make a trip to Lycee militaire, and then explore the world behind art at Musee Rolin.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Autun day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Auxerre to Autun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Autun are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Autun

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip maker website.

Drive from Autun to Lyon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Autun in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Lyon, with lows of 19°C. On the 19th (Thu), you're off to Beaune.

Things to do in Lyon

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Beaune

— 1 night

Wine Capital of Burgundy

The Wine Capital of the Burgundy region in the Côte-d'Or department, Beaune is a walled city with features remaining from the pre-Roman and Roman eras in eastern France.
On the 19th (Thu), do a tasting at Chateau du Clos de Vougeot, see the interesting displays at Le Cassissium, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Savigny-les-Beaune.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Beaune trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Lyon to Beaune in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Beaune can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Dijon.

Things to do in Beaune

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Dijon

— 2 nights

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Get out of town with these interesting Dijon side-trips: Parc de l'Auxois (in Arnay-sous-Vitteaux) and MuseoParc Alesia (in Alise-Sainte-Reine). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon, walk along Owl's Trail, ponder the design of Jardin Darcy, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dijon trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Beaune to Dijon in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Dijon are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dijon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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