Going up to Fourviere is well worth it, either via the funicular or by bus/taxi. There is lots to see: the Basilica (which is stunning inside and out) and the Theatre Romains of Lugdunum (Roman ruins of an amphitheater, which is not to miss.) Truly, you have to go up here if…
We went to Lyon earlier this month. Fourviere Hill is an interesting location to go to but not a must see. The walk is good though and the view quite nice. Maybe we would have been more amazed on a sunny day.
These hills in Lyon were all capped with interesting shops and history, with lovely views of the city below. The red roofs are in abundance and the view of the big Ferris wheel is nice.
Fourvière Hill is one of the must when visiting Lyon. Might you be lucky you might even see the Mont blanc from the side of the Basilica. The amphitheters and the the museum at walking distance from the basilica are really amazing. The basilica by itself worth spending some time…
There are a couple of ways to get here. One way is to walk up near the road, another is to walk up quite a few steps, a third is the funicular which was not working when I was there, and the fourth is a different funicular plus a bus. I took the stairs and then walked through…