Places and activities not to be missed



Must see places

  • The Tête d'Or Park: a few minutes walk from Lyon Cité! Animals, large spaces to walk around or play sports, flowers, a botanical garden, a lake where you can go pedal boating, ice cream shops, ...
  • The district of Croix-Rousse with the fresco of the Canuts, the house of the Canuts, traboules, the view, ...
  • The Presqu'île district with the Hôtel de Ville, Place des Terreaux, Opera de Lyon, Place des Jacobins, Célestins, Place Bellecour
  • The Saint-Jean district with the cathedral, shops, traboules, restaurants
  • The Basilica of Our Lady of Fourvière and the Gallo-Roman Theater and its Lugdunum Museum
  • The Confluence district with its architecture, the museum and the meeting of the Rhone and Saone
  • The fresco of Lyon
  • The banks of the Rhone and its barges
  • The Hôtel-Dieu and the Cité Internationale de la Gastronomie

Visit Lyon differently

  • Cruises, boat rides
  • Bus
  • Bike
  • Segway
  • Other fun, unusual, gourmet walks, ...

A cultural city

  • Museum of Confluences
  • Museum of Contemporary Art (at the Cité Internationale, near Lyon Cité)
  • Lugdunum Museum
  • Gadagne Museum (history of Lyon)
  • Museum of Cinema
  • Tissue Museum and Museum of Decorative Arts
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • The Transporter (place with concerts)
  • Halle Tony Garnier
  • House of Dance
  • Celestine Theater
  • ...

Shopping places

  • La Part Dieu Shopping Center
  • Confluence Shopping Center
  • Republic street
  • ...

Beautiful views

The places to admire beautiful landscapes are not lacking in the Lyon area, you can simply take the time to savor the moment during your walk or have a picnic, admire the sunset from these places ...
->Bellevue Square at La Croix-Rousse, Fourvière, the Garden of Curiosities, the Gallo-Roman Theater, the Cardinal Henri de Lubac belvedere next to the gourmet restaurant Christian Tetedoie, ...

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Access to the center of Lyon from Lyon Cité : bus n ° 9 Grande Rue from Saint-Clair to Hôtel de Ville then you will find various metro lines, tram, funicular ... You can also move by Vélo'v ( the bikes of the city), you will find a station towards the Cité Internationale.