Take the Funiculaire up, but walk down, so you can catch up on some of the other sites.
A walk down brings you into Vieux Lyon, and not very far from the Eglise St Georges.
In the streets of Vieux Lyon you'll find multi-cuisine restaurants at affordable prices, for those who've probably had enough of the typical Lyonnese fare.
As for the Basilica itself its breathtaking. An added attraction are the equally breathtaking ciews of the city from this site
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