Commercial, industrial and banking powerhouse for the past 500 years, today Lyon is France's third largest city.Outstanding museums, a dynamic cultural life, busy clubbing and drinking scene, thriving university and fantastic shopping lend the city a distinctly sophisti...
Lush green hills, lakes and vineyards unfold to the north of cosmopolitan Lyon.
South of Lyon, vineyards meet nuclear power plants. Although it doesn't sound like the most auspicious juxtaposition, there are several worthwhile stops for Lyon-based day trippers or the southbound.
The best sights, tours and activities in Lyon.
The best hotels and hostels in Lyon.
The Lyon City Card covers admission to every Lyon museum and the roof of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière, as well as a guided city tour, a river excursion (April to October) and discounts on Le Gr...
The Rhône’s Rive Gauche (Left Bank), once the domain of high-speed traffic and car parks, has been extensively redeveloped in the past decade to provide Lyon with fabulously landscaped walking, cycling and inline skating tracks, spanning 10 hectares over 5km of riverfront. Known as the Berges du Rhône, a path separates it from traffic along the...
Lyon’s famed indoor food market Les Halles de Lyon has over 60 stalls selling their renowned wares. Pick up a round of impossibly runny St Marcellin from legendary cheesemonger Mère Richard, and...
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