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Fourviere Hill

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Address: Lyon, France
Phone Number: 330472571540
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This hill was the location of Lyon's original Roman settlement and still is...

This hill was the location of Lyon's original Roman settlement and still is home to ancient ruins from that era.

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Great view and Roman relics

Best to go up on the funicular from Vieux Lyon station and then walk down where you will find some shaded park and beautiful rose garden - current being restored. The cathedral... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Godalming, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best to go up on the funicular from Vieux Lyon station and then walk down where you will find some shaded park and beautiful rose garden - current being restored. The cathedral and views are beautiful and the Roman amphitheatre spectacular and all free!

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Bergen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the place to go for a grand view of Lyon. Combine with a visit to the cathedral and use the funicular to avoid the steep hills, unless you want the excersise.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I can imagine that Fourviere Hill is a rather serene place to be on a calm sunny day, with amazing views over the city and the cobbled streets surrounding the Basilica. Unfortunately when we were there it was unseasonably cold and miserable, so not the most fun experience! Views were somewhat impeded by mist and rain but it was still... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Revisited this high perch in the sky. Great views of the city and a chance to visit the Cathedral. What a beautiful interior. Well worth the time it took us to climb that road by bus. Saw many young folks walking up to the viewing areas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just go to the cathedrale, by feet, or by train. You'll arrive near the cathedrale, you can visit it (recommended). Take a look at the top of the fourvière hill, and have a promenad in the garden just a the bottom of this place .. TODO !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked up from Vieux Lyon and felt immensely rewarded with the stunning view of the city. Left through the garden trail. Absolutely lovely.

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Porthmadog, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the funicular up to the top, as well as the church and roman amphitheatre the views from the top on a sunny day is spectacular

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the slog up the hill. Excellent views of Lyon. Cafe in Basillica square. Or you could take funicular railway up the hill.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must of Lyon. From there you can see the whole city. The easiest way is to take the funiculaire at the underground station of Vieux Lyon (Line D, green one). You can use the same ticket of public transport (public transport tickets are valid for metro, bus, tram and funiculaire).

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent views alongside stunning scenery in la Basilique and Theatres Romains makes this worth a visit. Access is on foot or via a funicular (quick and included on the Lyon city card). The view from round the back of la Basilique is excellent; the whole city is visible, from the old town to the airport. The cafés up here offer... More 

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