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“Good places to eat”
Review of Vieux Lyon

Vieux Lyon
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Lyon Electric Bike Tour with Food Tasting
Ranked #3 of 210 things to do in Lyon
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Owner description: Lyon's historic section is full of old buildings and a traditional old French atmosphere.
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Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Good places to eat”
Reviewed November 17, 2012

Range of ethnic and French eateries. We really enjoyed the funicular ride and views over Lyon and wandered round the old streets for hours.

Visited October 2012
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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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“Fabulous area to wander around”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Very picturesque, beautiful St. Jean Cathedrale and Notre Dame basilica. It's good to experience the funicular on the way up but a nice walk down afterwards. Also see the Roman amphitheatre

Visited November 2012
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Brisbane, Australia
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“A taste of medieval life”
Reviewed November 11, 2012

We stayed in vieux Lyon for a week. There is a fair bit of tourist activity, but it is as tasteful as possible, and luckily we were there in November so it wasn't too crowded. There are numerous bouchons of varying quality, as well as art galléries and gif t shops, but also a muséum of Lyonnaise history worth a look. Further afirld the Presqu'ilse is accessible by a number of bridges and offers more restaurants and upmarket shopping. Lyon has a bus system; avoid driving if possible but have a functioning Klaxon if you have to.

Visited November 2012
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“good food”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

Many excellent restaurants, also in caves. Traditional fare which for some visitors could be a little exotic, e.g. intestines. Narrow streets, old buildings. Parking easy underground.

Visited November 2012
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Madrid, Spain
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“Lovely”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

Don't miss the cathedral and try the small French restaurants. You will also find small boutiques with nice stuff.

Visited October 2012
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