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“One of my favorite places in Lyon”
Review of Vieux Lyon

Vieux Lyon
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Ranked #2 of 222 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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Reviewed December 8, 2012

I really enjoyed Lyon and especially enjoyed the old town. Old town is an easy walk from the other Side of the river, 5 minutes max. How much time you pen here is up to you. There are many traboules to be explored. If you are a huge fan of photography my suggestion would be to go early when there is lots of light, in the afternoon the light is lost. There are also two museums in this section of town. There is very few accommodations here and I would stay in the presquille as there is a much better of selection of restaurants. This section of town is very quaint. On a clear day either walk or take the funicular to he top for a view of the town.

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Reviewed December 7, 2012

Loved walking round the old town, even though it was snowing! Some perfect little shops and restaurants. Well worth a visiit.

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Reviewed December 5, 2012

Tout ce qui brille est magnifique!!

Horses galloping by, tubelight dances, buidings coming to life, statues awakening, florescent lights, Lyon was glowing! At times I had to rub my eyes and even pinch myself to make sure that what I was seeing wasn't a schizophrenic stupor!

Thousands of people (including moi) thronged the streets of Vieux Lyon from 8th to the 11th of December. Yet it was relatively quiet:p A festival of that size in any other country would have sounded like a cacophony. The festival was very well organised and the show of lights and sounds was simply spectacular!!

The candles and the little lanterns on window sills lit as part of a tradition in honor of the Virgin Mary added to the ambiance of the place.

http://freelancemaria.blogspot.in/2011/12/lyon-fete-des-lumieres.html

december 2011

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Reviewed December 4, 2012

Easy old town to traverse - be sure to have so old style Lyonnais food here. Some good shops and not tacky.

Thank mdbasile
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Reviewed December 3, 2012

Loads of restaurants - all with great menus and very polite staff. Watch out for the dumplings though!

Thank SHVRome
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