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This historic neighborhood was the location of Lyon's famous 19th-century silk industry.
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Lyon, France
+33 6 14 42 84 41
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Croix Rousse is really beautiful, the views from there of Lyon are amazing. It also has many restaurants, pubs and nice place to relax and enjoy. It is quite steep to walk up, but definitely worth going. If you have any dissabily I believe some...More

Thank Shaun Z
Reviewed August 6, 2018

not as impressive a district as old Lyon or the Presque'ile area, but very interesting with more traboules to visit and great views down over the city

Thank Karen7
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We travelled to Croix Rousse on the Road Train from Hotel de Ville (9 euros per person for 1 hour tour) . Great way to see the area + murals and the market. Glad we didn't walk it - looked exhausting!

3  Thank dylan3spot
Reviewed May 27, 2018

I came here with some expectations based on the reviews that I read, but honestly, after visiting the other Lyon areas (Vieux-Lyon, Prequ'île etc.), I was a little disappointed. I can't say anything really negative, but I just felt that it hasn't got much to...More

1  Thank Mathias D
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We came here in the rain to walk from viewpoints over the Rhone to the Saone. You can certainly do this and learn how middle class Lyonnais live. but the exciting experience was the underground cog and ratchet metro ride up a steep slope underground!

2  Thank barbaraharrisswhite
Reviewed April 21, 2018

There is an enormous flea market here which sells everything from cheese covers to sofas to art to motorbikes. Really anything goes and it is truly a spectacle to spend a morning wondering round the stops (most of it is outside) and seeing what everyone...More

1  Thank KimbersS
Reviewed March 1, 2018

It was a very nice walk, even though I was a bit cold. It's quite beautiful, very historical ! I advise you to also visit the houses of the Canuts.

Thank jeannenebois
Reviewed January 18, 2018

I stayed at la Croix-Rousse for a few days and I discovered this area progressively, while walking everywhere. The buildings are very tall with many extremely charming short-cuts. You can just lose yourself and follow your nose. The views are fabulous. La Croix-Rousse is the...More

1  Thank shantalashanty
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Some wonderful views across Lyon from a number of different vantage points We spent a couple of hours wandering the area finding many different parks and passageways and small squares to take coffee and enjoy the character of this environment

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Great wake up the streets and to see the history of the city of Lyon. Great friend made on the train from Paris to Lyon and they gave me their time to show me around the city.

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