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Best of Lyon Guide

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Lyon
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lyon has 2,000 years of history imprinted on its streets (yes, the cobblestone kind). Explore this history in Vieux Lyon (one of Europe's most extensive Renaissance neighborhoods) and Lyon's two Roman amphitheatres, which still stage rock concerts today. It's no wonder Lyon is a popular area for travelers, with its dynamic university, first-class shopping, antique markets, vibrant theatre and music festivals, and a range of interesting museums, such as the International Puppet Museum and the Museum of Miniatures and Film Sets. (When we say "interesting," we mean it.)

All things to do » Things to do

Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Standing atop Fourvière Hill, this basilica, constructed in the late 19th century, has an ornate interior to contrast its grave exterior.
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Sacred & Religious Sites
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Parc de la Tete d'Or
Parc de la Tete d'Or
This spacious park includes a fantastic rose garden, a zoo, a lake and more.
Attraction type: Zoos; Parks; Equestrian Trails
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Vieux Lyon
Vieux Lyon
Lyon's historic section is full of old buildings and a traditional old French atmosphere.
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas
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Musee Miniature et Cinema
Musee Miniature et Cinema
This stately old building is located in Vieux Lyon.
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Fourviere Hill
Fourviere Hill
This hill was the location of Lyon's original Roman settlement and still is home to ancient ruins from that era.
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Aromatic
Aromatic
Ranked #1 of 3,268 Restaurants in Lyon
Price: $17 - $45
Cuisines: French
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Wheelchair Accessible
Au 14 Fevrier Vieux Lyon
Au 14 Fevrier Vieux Lyon
Ranked #2 of 3,268 Restaurants in Lyon
Cuisines: French
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Pani JO
Pani JO
Ranked #3 of 3,268 Restaurants in Lyon
Price: $10 - $18
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
L'Archange
L'Archange
Ranked #4 of 3,268 Restaurants in Lyon
Cuisines: French, European
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Takao Takano
Takao Takano
Ranked #5 of 3,268 Restaurants in Lyon
Cuisines: French, European
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Kyriad Prestige Lyon Est - Saint Priest Eurexpo
4.0 of 5
Kyriad Prestige Lyon Est - Saint Priest Eurexpo
$60 - $201
Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Saint-Priest
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Hotel Lyon-ouest
3.0 of 5
Hotel Lyon-ouest
$62 - $152
Ranked #13 of 194 Hotels in Lyon
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Mercure Lyon Est Chaponnay
4.0 of 5
Mercure Lyon Est Chaponnay
$62 - $133 (€55 - €119)
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Chaponnay
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Vaubecour
2.0 of 5
Hotel Vaubecour
$84 - $150
Ranked #1 of 194 Hotels in Lyon
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Hotel Crowne Plaza Lyon - Cite Internationale
4.0 of 5
Hotel Crowne Plaza Lyon - Cite Internationale
$98 - $303 (€88 - €271)
Ranked #2 of 194 Hotels in Lyon
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Hotelo
3.0 of 5
Hotelo
$69 - $126 (€62 - €113)
Ranked #4 of 194 Hotels in Lyon
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel Carlton Lyon - MGallery Collection
4.0 of 5
Hotel Carlton Lyon - MGallery Collection
$137 - $320 (€122 - €286)
Ranked #3 of 194 Hotels in Lyon
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Okko Hotels Lyon Pont Lafayette
4.0 of 5
Okko Hotels Lyon Pont Lafayette
$125 - $221
Ranked #5 of 194 Hotels in Lyon
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Villa Florentine
5.0 of 5
Villa Florentine
$312 - $1,056 (€279 - €944)
Ranked #7 of 194 Hotels in Lyon
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