Lyon - One week, two week itineraries



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"Lyon is best known for its cuisine, historical architecture and its vibrant creative scene."bucketlistly.blog
"Lyon is also known for its famous light festival 'Fete des Lumieres', which lasts for 4 days."agreekadventure.com
"Lyon is an amazing city with beautiful buildings that are the silent witnesses of a heavy history."travelsofplushy.com
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"Lyon is an intriguing potpourri of ancient and contemporary architecture."neverstoptraveling.com

Middle France

Lyons location

Lyon at a glance




3-4 nights


Moderate (4 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Lyon


Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS)

Grenoble-Isère Airport (GNB)

Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport (EBU)

Lyon–Bron Airport (LYN)

About Lyon

It is the third largest city of France (more about France). It is a major centre of business and is situated between Paris and Marseilles. Lyons is one of the most historic, fascinating, and exsiting towns to visit. Tourist can explore churches and historic museums, best restaurants around, and discover the famous silk industry and Lyons’ Roman heritage. Lyon is a city with diverse culture. Lyon has an average temperature with 25 degrees.The famous “Rhone river” and the “Saone river” flow through Lyon which creates a peninsula called “Presqu’ile’ and it is considered the modern center of Lyon.

Things to do

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Top Things to Do at Mohican State Park

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. river cruise, like we did on our first visit, then these are simply the 5 things not to miss in Lyon: I always kind of quickly

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There are very few cities which have really captured our hearts like Lyon. We spent three weeks house sitting there and would go b


21 – Wander the local markets

12 – Spend the day in Vieux Lyon

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Eat & drink

. is the heart of France (plan France itineraries), Lyon is the stomach. Given my equally strong loves of France (France itineraries) and food, figuring out where to eat in Lyo


Where to Eat in Lyon

Cafe in Lyon

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Since I found myself in the Cordoliers district, it seemed like an appropriate time to get some lunch. Lyon is often referred to a

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No visit to France (plan France itineraries)’s gastro capital is complete with dining at one of Lyon’s bouchons. Literally translating to tavern, a bouchon

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Lyon has much to offer, from a very rich and long history to one of France (plan France itineraries)’s most beautiful basilicas. And may I add, December is

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– choose from different Eurail One Country Passes like the Eurail Italy (visit Italy itineraries) pass. ...

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With our Lyon itinerary, we’ll show you exactly what to do in Lyon in 2 days so that you see as much of the city as possible witho


The Perfect 2-Day Lyon Itinerary

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The tour ends in the library, where all good things are usually kept. ...

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Below we have put together a two-day itinerary to help you plan your time if you want to include all the best places to see in Lyo

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At night Lyon transforms into a whole different kind of magic. The churches, monuments, and bridges are artfully illuminated. Thei

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With the sprawling city broken up by rivers and hills, working out where to stay in Lyon can be a daunting challenge. Lyon’s attra

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We arrive at Lyon Part Dieu station, which isn’t far from our hotel, the Sofitel Lyon Bellecour . It’s situated right on the Rhone

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Whether you are in Lyon for 2 days or just visiting for 1 day we would recommend staying in the Presqu’ile district to make the mo


Mid-Range Hotels Lyon

Lyon’s Best Boutique Hotel

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