WHAT TO DO IN LYON
ALL THE ESSENTIALS TO VISIT SO YOU DON'T MISS ANYTHING FROM YOUR STAY IN LYON
THE MAIN SITES AND EVENTS NOT TO BE MISSED!
Concerned about the success of your stay, I offer you ideas outings, walks and discoveries of the beautiful city of Lyon. Rich in these heterogeneous neighborhoods, there's something for everyone!
MY TOP 3 RESTAURANTS IN LYON
2 Rue Royale –
100% homemade with ultra-selected products! When
Mathieu Viannay took over the legendary establishment, he chose to preserve its emblematic recipes while revisiting the classics of this house founded in 1921.
He brings the delights of today's haute cuisine with subtle touches!
2 Stone Street Planted –
Perched on the slopes of the Crois Rousse, Balthaz'ar welcomes you in a cozy and relaxed atmosphere.
Traditional, tasty and creative cuisine with Southern accents and flavours of the world.
Frédéric d'Ambrosio and his team surprise you and rethink the classics T
he menu changes every two months to work as close as possible to seasonal products.
GUY & SONS
14 Tupin Str
eet 69002 LY
This restaurant is a place to discover food.
The dishes presented here, are very popular, delicious and in good quantity.
It's a "Hipster" style restaurant and many young people recommend i
t! Don't hesitate to go with family or friends!
TOP 10 THINGS TO DO – LYON
NOTRE DAME DE FOURVIÈRE
To discover if you nose in Lyon, the site of Notre-Dame de Fourvière is rich with an exceptional heritage in the center of the city!
Walking in the footsteps of the first inhabitants of Lugdunul, marvels at the riches of the Basilica, praying to meet, thank or tuttut the heavens in front of a breathtaking panorama.
Every visitor to the site of Notre-Dame de Fourvière has a unique cultural, tourist and spiritual experience and does not leave indifferent!
LE VIEUX LYON
From the famous Gouguillon climb to the impressive St. John's Cathedral, through the mythical traboules of this emblematic district to taste delicious specialties from Lyon's corks!
Would you like to visit Lyon?
We recommend you go on an adventure from the central square of Bellecour.
The third largest square in France, it knew different names before adopting that of Place Bellecour in 1850: Place Louis-le-Grand, Place de la Fédération and even Place Bonaparte.
LA CROIX ROUSSE
This district is deeply marked by its past as a high place of the silk industry.
Today it is a rich and varied cultural space.
If you have time and are fond of comedies, don't hesitate to visit one of the famous cafés theater of the Red Cross.
LE PARC DE LA TÊTE D'OR
The Golden Head Park is the largest public park in France!
Opened in 1857, it is now the true green lung of the city and stretches over nearly 117 hectares inside Lyon.
Very popular, it is a wonderful place to jog, relax, meet up with friends and have a picnic in Lyon.
A zoo is also located in the heart of the park. Free, it hosts many preserved species, such as adorable red pandas and also lions – The emblem of the city!
LES QUAIS DU RHÔNE ET DE LA SAÔNE
Along the Saône and Rhône to the Confluence stretch long docks?
Sometimes green, sometimes cobbled, they offer a pleasant walk and especially many places to relax, relax and chat.
Further up there are some houseboats where you can have a drink, dinner or party.
At the Confluence, on the peninsula, is the dynamic district of the same name where modernity and historical past rub shoulders!
LA FÊTE DES LUMIÈRES
If you want to visit Lyon at the end of the year, don't miss the Festival of Lights which takes place every year at the beginning of December.
For 4 nights the city is dressed in illuminations and lighting of all kinds. Whether it's in the streets, on the buildings where famous monuments, the lights are omnipresent!
Enjoy this magical atmosphere with family, friends or even solo. You'll be leaving the stars in your eyes!
MUSÉE DES CONFLUENCES
Ouvet in 2014, the Museum of Confluences sits in a UFO-like building and takes over the collections of the Museum of Lyon closed in 2007.
Are you coming to visit Lyon? Take a tour of this exceptional contemporary museum offering collections around the "Confluence of Knowledge"!
LE PARC DE GERLAND
Would you like to spend an afternoon with friends surrounded by trees? Head for Gerland Park!
Dedicated to leisure activities, you will certainly find something to keep you busy: playground, skate park …
If you just want to take a walk away from the hustle and bustle of the city, you can quite walk along the canal surrounded by plants of all kinds.
Open from 6.30am to 8.30pm in winter and until 10.30pm in summer it is a must-see in Lyon!
HOW DO YOU GET AROUND LYON?
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