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Address: Lyon, France

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Very nice

A lovely part of town,and very vivacious.Good traffic connections.Filled with stores,restaurants, and great architecture.You will be drawn to walking around it,it's really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
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Castiglione Delle Stiviere, Italy
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Castiglione Delle Stiviere, Italy
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123 reviews 123 reviews
76 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A lovely part of town,and very vivacious.Good traffic connections.Filled with stores,restaurants, and great architecture.You will be drawn to walking around it,it's really beautiful,with your eyes wondering all over it:-)

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Middletown, New Jersey
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43 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

From this point you will be able to walk to all attractions Lyon has to offer. Many restaurants and shops nearby. The famous fountain created by Bartholdi is there. He is also the creator of the Statue of Liberty.

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Dublin, Ireland
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288 reviews 288 reviews
106 attraction reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The Presqu'ile has everything to offer. It's the centre of the city, and is still small enough to walk everywhere. There are a number of nice squares (Bellcouer etc), and lots of stunning buildings, such as the Hotel de Ville, and the Opera House. There is plenty of restaurants, and loads of good shopping options.It's very well connected to everywhere... More 

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Lyon, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Presqu'ile has just about everything you need as a local and want as a tourist: - Big box shopping stores mixed with quality boutique stores and hidden high-end shops. - Sunday food market along the Saone with fresh oysters on the half shell & local white wines. - Movies in English (Pathe Bellecour Cinemas), French and just about any language... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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16 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It's hard to get lost when you have a river on one side and another river on the other side. The Rhone and the Saone. Great shopping, lots of restaurants, many quite good, bars and cafes. The best area to stay in when visiting Lyon.

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Toronto, Canada
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284 reviews 284 reviews
50 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We're spending a month in Lyon and chose this area specifically because it seems to be the centre of the Lyon universe. So much here! Very good shopping, restaurants, cafes etc. Minutes from the old town and other areas. Subway stop near Place Bellecoyr for easy access to the rest of the city. The architecture is llovely and there are... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Presq'ile is really the center of the touristic city, it's close to get from here to any other district and there are lots of shops and lots of restaurants.You will also find the tourist information in this ditrict, located in Place Bellcour.

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Shenandoah Valley
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Presquile is the center city action of Lyon. All the protests, parades, activities begin and end somewhere within this section of the city. It is a walkable section with public transportation (metro or tram or bus) connecting every portion. The trendiest shopping is also found here with the designer shops and boutiques serving the shop-loving French. As for night-life, Presqu'ile... More 

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Montana Rose
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249 attraction reviews
313 helpful votes 313 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This area is central to all there is to see in Lyon - a great place to be based. Quite a few hotels, safe area, clean, lots of shopping and lots of very good restaurants. It's not "the" touristy area, but it gets very busy. It's only a 5-10 minute walk to Vieux Lyon. Bellecor Plaza is huge but nothing... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We enjoyed our walk around , we stayed in the are too, nice ! Very close to all attractions! This is the place for food! Lunches and dinners with gourmet approach!

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