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Lyon City Guide

Top 10 : Iconic Places in Lyon!

By Erasmus Party in Lyon

If you just arrived in Lyon, there are some places that you can't miss! There are part of the identity of the city and you have to take your shoes and visit them!🤗

1. Fourviere

From Fourvière you will have a breathtaking view of the city of Lyon. The Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière is open for visits and you will also find a Gallo-Roman theater on this magnificient site.🤩

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2. Presqu'ile et Quais de Saone

The quays of the Saône offer you a relaxing setting, suitable for walks, on foot, by bike or on a scooter! 🌉

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3. Place Bellecour

Place Bellecour is a must-see place in Lyon, you can walk there or go shopping in the shops that surround it 🛍

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4. Quais du Rhone

The quays of the Rhône are perfect for meeting up with friends and having a drink on board the boats! 🍻

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5. Parc de la Tete d'Or

The Parc de la Tête d'Or, not far from La Part-Dieu, offers many activities! You can even visit a superb botanical garden 🌳

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6. Confluence

Confluence is a very active and at the same time very quiet district of Lyon! Close to Gare de Lyon Perrache and with a very modern shopping center! 🛒

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7. Croix-Rousse

If you have the energy to climb the slopes of La Croix-Rousse, you can admire magnificient works of Street Art. The streets are very colorful! 🎨

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8. Place des Terreaux

Place des Terreaux is "THE place to be" for a drink with friends! 🍺

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9. Grand Parc Miribel Jonage

The Miribel Jonage Park is very large! You can walk there for hours without getting tired of the quiet surroundings. 🦢

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10. Traboules

These secret corridors that allow you to reach one street to another through the buildings will bring you back to the past 🤫

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