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The Presqu'ile

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Address: Lyon, France
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A must in Lyon!

Superb area in Lyon with so much to see and do! If you have one day, explore this area but it would be a shame to do it so quickly. Bring good shoes, a huge memory card and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Pomerols
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Weston, Florida
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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Superb area in Lyon with so much to see and do! If you have one day, explore this area but it would be a shame to do it so quickly. Bring good shoes, a huge memory card and a good guide book. Don't forget to look up to see all the marvelous details of so many great Renaissance buildings. You... More 

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Adria, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the centre of the city, full of shops, restaurants and beautiful buildings. Each to their own, but I preferred the old town and Fourvière hill.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We were lucky with the weather and had a chance to wander around and eat and drink in this area. It is perfectly poised between the two rivers and a delightful place to head to when in Lyon. Location is all.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is the centre of the city and the place to eat and shop - you couldn't avoid it if you wanted to!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is quite an elegant district, one of the nicest in the modern part of Lyon. The Old part of Lyon. Vieux Lyon is, of course, incomparable, but this area is quite pleasant, full of shops and eateries to your heart's content. We went up and down the lovely streets of this district during our five day stay in Lyon... More 

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Pennington, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Presqu'ile is a peninsula between the business and residential part of Lyon and Vieux Lyon. It is notable chiefly for its shopping and a plethora of pedestrian only streets. There are a number of pleasant squares and many nice shops and restaurants. The are also some very nice buildings, so it is definitely worth a visit.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This is a great location to stay in Lyon especially if you are staying here for a short while. There are lovely monuments, fountains and squares all within walking distances. Some of the best shopping is in this area. A truly interesting place but beware its very crowded. The old town is just a short walk from here.

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INDIA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

The Lyon city centre is actually a narrow peninsula bound by the Rhone and Saone rivers, and is a wonderful place to stay whilst in Lyon and visit. We enjoyed strolling around on foot and soaking in its grand squares - Bellecour (with its statue of Louis XIV), Republique (with its unique water fountain), Jacobis and of course Terraux, with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Great shops restaurants and great history to visit. Well worth a look and prices to suit all tastes.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

This is the centre of the city and is clean, full of shops and restaurants, and well connected to everywhere else. There are plenty of hotels and the partial pedestrianisation works well. The centre is quite small and better for it.

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