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Lyon Map, France

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Lyon Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Lyon with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Lyon useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Lyon!

Lyon Nightlife

Breakfast at the river rhoneThe Ecole Suisse de Langue (the language school) produces a weekly bulletin which lists activities and cultural events happening in the next seven days.  It includes events to suit every taste and budget so visitors to Lyon will never suffer from lack of entertainment in the evening.  Whether you like to eat, drink, dance, or have relaxing conversation with friends, Lyon has no shortage of venues to provide for your... read more
 

Lyon Sightseeing

roman bed Kline sceneryBuilt on the convergance of the rivers Rhone and Saone,  Lyon’s architecture is an amazing diversity of styles dating from Roman times to present day.  Situated, as it is, in the south-east of France, Lyon is the third largest city in the country, and the greater Lyon area is the second largest metropolis.  It comes, then, as no surprise, that Lyon has every possible tourist entertainment imagineable. The city of... read more
 

Lyon Travel Guide

short trip Lyon 2006Like most French cities, Lyon is a composite of neighborhoods. The Northernmost Croix-Rousse, or 'the hill that works', is a lovely neighborhood that grew around the historical silk and lace workshops. Vieux Lyon, the medieval city, is on the west bank of the Saine,beneath Fourviere hill. Across the bridge is the presqu'iele. On the presqu'ile you will find the Place Bellecour, one of the largest squares in Europe and... read more
 

Lyon History

short trip Lyon 2006Like many other French cities, Lyon started off as a Roman colony. Munatius Plancus founded Lugdunum in 43 BC. The name of the city originally mean “the hill of lights”, in honour of a Celtic deity. The strategic importance of the settlement did not go unnoticed, and several major trade roads were built to pass through the city. Naturally, the city became one of the most influential in the province of Gaul,... read more
 

Things about Lyon you may be interested in

 
 
  • Musee Historique des Tissus
    Rue de la Charite
     
  • Basilique Saint-Martin-d'Ainay
    7-11 Rue de Jarente, 69002 Lyon, France
     
  • Hotel de Ville
    2 Rue Joseph Serlin, 69001 Lyon, France
     
  • Cathedrale Saint-Jean
    Quai Romain-Rolland
     
  • Roman museum
    17 rue Cleberg, Lyon 69005, Frankreich
     
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