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“cobbled streets”(68 reviews)
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Lyon's historic section is full of old buildings and a traditional old French atmosphere.
As featured in 3 Days in Lyon
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69005, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Vieu Lyon certainly was such a pleasant surprise, so uplifting and full of history. It was much fun to discover all those “treboules”, telling the visitors so much history with an interesting architecture. The shops give you a variety of souvenirs from Lyon and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ahmet Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent much of two days in Vieux Lyon, including a tour provided by our Lyon City Card. The guide was excellent. We learned lots of history and culture and explored the fascinating traboules. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bill J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Your first stop in Lyon should be the tourist office. Next, your second stop should be Old Lyon (or Vieux Lyon). Great restaurants, Notre Dame Basilica, Lyon History Museum (Musee Gadagne) and Lyon Cathedral located in Old Lyon. Walk up the hill (or than the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wandered around all day for 2 days ; it was very cold but full of great markets and bespoke shops. Easy to find your way around ; but if you are a veggie best to take a packed lunch as not much on offer for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kirsten m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oldtown is always great to visit! Plenty of things to see around this area and lots of beautiful postcards available!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JenMNG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This area of Lyon is quite charming with the original small, quaint cobble stone streets. There are many fine restaurants in this area serving delicious local cuisine. Of course there are also many tourist shops in this area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 226timothym
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restuarants are expensive but expected as its a touristy area. great place to wonder, grab a souvenir and grab a photo opportunity.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank josh010199
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I come to Lyon, must visit vieux Lyon. Musée, restaurants, ice-cream, crep and the atmosphere is just perfect.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lydia E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vieux Lyon is stunning and time can be happily lost wandering through the cobbled streets amongst the bouchons and artisan shops

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aquarian66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area has everything. Architecture, culture, atmosphere, history, food and wine, people-watching. We loved it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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vox214
January 29, 2018|
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Response from MistyCat_8 | Reviewed this property |
It's very easy and convenient to get around Lyon so don't worry about staying in the old town, it's much cheaper and better with a family to get a small apartment with a kitchenette so you can cook your own meals. We stayed... More
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March 5, 2017|
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If during rush hours, you can take the tube, the way is easy. Tube is connected to the Lyon Part Dieu train station. Take the line B direction Oullins, then change at station Saxe-Gambetta to reach line D direction Gare de... More
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dl
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Loving Lyon (33 Replies)
Arrived here on the 30 Jan after an uneventful flt and TGV trip from CDG. Weather was warm and sunny...wonderful. We were met promptly at our apt, La Loge des Avocats, in the Vieux Lyon. It's located in a renaissance buidling from the 1400's. We love the apt and we already love Lyon. Spent the first two days wandering about this delightful town, making two visits to the local Arche store to help the economy by partaking in les soldes. We were directed to our first lunch by Jean Luc who met us...More
February 04, 2013|
Response fromdl|
That evening we crossed the spectacular pedestrian bridge, Passerelle du Palais de Justice taking us Presqu'ile where we made our first shopping foray for shoes. We wondered into a Wine Bar, L'Ange di Vin on 13 Rue de la Monnaie where we had a lite supper including charcuterie and fromage and small dish of risotto with scallops. We had fabulous bottle of Vacqueyras. This small meal was €41. From there, in our jet lagged state, we made our way back to the apt for a good night's sleep. To be...More
ken_yLondon
London
Taxi or Metro --- from Gare Part-Dieu to Vieux Lyon (5 Replies)
Dear Advisors We are a family of three with a young child. We are staying in Lyon for a few days, arriving at Part-Dieu Station (around 3pm). Our accommodation is near Vieux Lyon, in Rue Saint-Georges. We are told to take Metro, change once, and walk 8-10 mins from Vieux Lyon Station, so we thought, maybe, taking a taxi can be a better idea, depending on how much it will cost. Would any Lyon-expert help us by telling us roughly how much it would be? Or would you recommend taking Metro...More
August 14, 2013|
Response fromDarth_Feanor|
A taxi ride will cost around 10-12 euros. A little bit more if you have a lot of luggage. But in that case you have to take a cab anyway, there's no fun dragging suitcases inside the metro. If you don't have a lot of stuff then you might consider taking a metro. Lyon metro network is not complicated.
Carolam
Moncton, NB
Bouchon lyonnais (5 Replies)
I'm looking for suggestions of a good Bouchon lyonnais in Vieux Lyon ( low to moderate price). Thanks
March 17, 2018|
Response fromBob40827|
I'd suggest Le Bouchon des Filles, 20 Rue Sergent Blandan, although it is just across the river from Vieux Lyon.