4 days in Paris & Lille Itinerary

4 days in Paris & Lille Itinerary

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Paris
— 2 nights
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Lille
— 1 night
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Paris — 2 nights

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.
On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary maker tool.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, Paris is somewhat warmer than Johannesburg - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can take a train to Lille.
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Lille — 1 night

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): make a trip to Grande Place.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Lille road trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Lille by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in Lille are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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