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With your Lyon tours, discover the culinary capital of the world and visit its World Heritage sites. Lyon is one of France’s main cultural hubs and the ideal place for a gastronomic extravaganza. The Rhone and Saône River flows through the city, which boasts picturesque parks and secret passages called traboules. Discover France’s rich history as you explore the old historical centre of Lyon (Vieux Lyon), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lyon was an important Roman city and a silk weaving centre in the 18th century. Stroll along cobblestone streets lined with medieval and Renaissance houses to the Roman-style Cathedral St-Jean. The Basilica of Notre-Dame on top of the Fourviere, the hill of prayer, is a great example of ecclesiastical architecture. From the top of the observatory tower, enjoy panoramic views of the city. Visit its top attractions on top-rated Lyon tours, bookable on isango! at the best rates!

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Our tips for Lyon

  • Plan a trip to Vieux Lyon and La Croix-Rousse Saône to see the Traboules, the delightful renaissance passageways, some 40 of which are open to the public, running beneath buildings in the direction of the Saône River. They are a unique architectural feature of the city.
  • Get the Lyon City Card and save money on sightseeing travel and entertainment when in the city. The card includes unlimited access to Lyon’s public transport and free entry to more than 20 attractions.
  • Visit the Paul Bocuse Restaurant, located just outside Lyon in Collonges-au-Mont-d’Or. This is where the culinary celebrity Paul Bocuse built his reputation and has maintained three Michelin stars since 1965! The prices are steep though so make sure the experience fits your budget.

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Best time to visit

September and October are the best months to visit Lyon. The autumn weather is perfect for a trip and the crowds are lesser.

Getting around

You can get around the city by buses, trams and cable cars. The public transport system is qite efficient. The best way to explore the centre though is on foot.

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