Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Lyon1. 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 areaThis Lyon map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Lyon and surroundings
France - moving around the countryThe largest airport in France is considered to be the air Harbor Charles de Gaulle. This airport is situated only 25 kilometers from the capital of France. You can get to it either by transfer, or by using a taxi, or rented car. There are also regular buses and underground trains that make trips towards the direction of the airport. There are special buses between the terminals at the airport. The most comfortable conditions for passengers have been created in the airport. There are eateries and cafes, as well as respectable restaurants. Also made available are several spacious recreation rooms, a meeting room, as well as a nursery. There are also special services aimed at people with disabilities. Upon arrival at the airport, everyone can visit duty-free shops, as well as colorful souvenir shops. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in FranceIn 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
Photogallery of Lyon sights
Our guide to Lyon
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
Travel guide to Lyon
The most unusual museum in Lyon is the house-museum of the Lumiere brothers. It is housed in a luxurious historical building and is entirely dedicated to the discoverers of cinema. The building in which the museum is housed was previously owned by the Lumière family. The brothers opened their first workshop and conducted the first experiments on image transmission here. Among the exhibits of this museum are the … Open