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Printable maps of Lyon

Lyon map 1
Lyon map 2
Map of metro in Lyon
Tram map of Lyon

Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Lyon

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Lyon with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Lyon area

This Lyon map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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Overview of festivals and celebrations in France

In France, every year there is a huge number of festivals. June 21, Music Day, is a day off throughout the country. On this day on the streets and squares are established scenes and venues, where musical groups and performers of different ranks perform: from beginners to real legends of the French stage. Great attention is paid in France to classical and ancient music. In Ambron, in abbey built in the 11th century, there is a festival of baroque music annually. In the city of La Cote-Saint-Andre every year, there is a festival of Hector Berlioz, the famous French composer and music writer. … Open

City tours, excursions and tickets in Lyon and surroundings

Photogallery of Lyon sights

Our guide to Lyon

Lyon sightseeing

Lyon is a large city in France that is located near Saone and Rona Rivers. The population of Lyon estimates over 1 million of inhabitants with suburbs. The city was founded yet during ancient Roman times. At that time Lyon was called the capital of three Gauls. Such high political importance of this place has quickly led to economic, religious, military and political development. As Lyon was one of the well-developed … Open

Cultural excursion through Lyon - things to see

An interesting tourist attraction is Metallic tower of Fourviere. The steel tower closely resembles the Eiffel Tower with its appearance. The height of this unique construction is 85.9 meters, and weight is 210 tons. At present, the tower is closed to the public, but the tourists still come to admire the sight and make a memorable photo. A unique collection is represented by the Museum of Gallo-roman … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Perhaps one of the most favorite holiday destinations among tourists is Aquarium Grand Lyon. It is located in the immediate vicinity of Lyon. It houses a fascinating collection of deep sea inhabitants. Tiny exotic fish swim in aquariums with beautiful colorful lighting; next you can see sharks and other predators, whose laid-back moves are simply fascinating. Aquarium visitors can watch the process of sharks feeding, … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

It’s worth to start a story about the best restaurants of Lyon with Les Compagnons, as this French restaurant has gained immense popularity among travelers. Pleasant interior, an abundance of local food and French wines, reasonable prices and carefree atmosphere are main distinguishing features of this popular place. The d'Olivier restaurant is also very attractive; it is a great place for a romantic dinner. In … Open

Traditions and mentality of Lyon

The Festival of Lights is considered the most striking cultural event in the Lyon. Festival takes place in mid-December and lasts for four days. Holiday attracts illumination experts from different countries. The festival is accompanied by a number of interesting events, including performances by musicians and acrobats, light shows and fairs. The most exciting and captivating performances are held in the evening, … Open

Advices for travellers

1. The period from early May to late September is considered a high season. At this time, the weather is the most favorable; it’s good for walking, as rains are very rare. Tourists, who plan to visit Lyon during this period, have to take care about booking a room in advance. 2. In Lyon all possible forms of public transport are available. In addition to buses, trolley buses and subway, there are … Open
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