Best Day Trips from Lyon France
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Best Day Trips from Lyon France

Lyon is a great city to visit because it is possible to take many fantastic day trips from Lyon which are within easy reach.  Lyon is also the gastronomic capital of France and there are many things to see and do in the city.  If you want detailed information about what to see and do in Lyon itself, make sure you read our post about why you should visit Lyon.  We definitely recommend you take a few days to explore this wonderful city using our walking tour!However, if you have more time, Lyon is also an excellent location to explore the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of France.   The city is centrally located and has excellent transport…

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Is Lyon Worth Visiting? 21 Reasons to Visit Lyon France
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Is Lyon Worth Visiting? 21 Reasons to Visit Lyon France

Is Lyon Worth Visiting? My fiancée once asked me - Is Lyon worth visiting? As a French native who grew up in Lyon, I laughed and guessed why immediately.  Of course, like many tourists, she had spent hours with her family stuck in the traffic jams around Lyon on the motorway heading to the south of France.  She knew nothing more about Lyon France. Recently, I persuaded her to stay in Lyon and to discover some of my 21 reasons to visit this beautiful city. Where is Lyon in France ? Lyon is ideally located in the south east of France near the Alps and not too far from the Mediterranean Sea. Paris to…

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Things to Do in Lyon France – Best Lyon Walking Tour
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Things to Do in Lyon France – Best Lyon Walking Tour

Lyon Walking Tour The French city of Lyon is ideal to visit on foot because all the major Lyon attractions are close to each other. You can learn about Lyon and the best things to do in Lyon from many websites, but I grew up in Lyon and lived there for many years and want to share my local knowledge with you. In my opinion, the ideal starting point for a Lyon walking tour is Perrache railway station and from here you can reach all Lyon France points of interest on foot. However, you can use the tube, tram or bus if walking isn’t your style. A single ticket costs 1.80 Euro and you…

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