Lyon

Amazing things to do in Lyon

Lyon is France’s food capital.Commanding a strategic spot at the confluence of Saone and Rhone Rivers, the city has lured tourists to its marvels since 43 BC. France’s industrial, banking and commercial powerhouse for the past 500 years, Lyon offers today’s urban tourists a wealth of enticing experiences. Besides the city’s pricey restaurants and boutiques, Lyon is a city of hidden alleys, secret passageways and courtyards–all contributing to its peculiar beauty.

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We have prepared a list of things you can do in this wonderful city.

Ride a Bicycle

Cyclists find Lyon a beautiful city to visit. With wide, safe cycle paths crisscrossing the city and no hills, Lyon gives bicycle riders a taste of their cravings. In Lyon, you find some of the most amazing picturesque routes running along the two iconic rivers, the Saone and Rhone. Renting a bike is cheap. Just ensure you check the tyres before speeding off.

Enjoy great wine

If you love good wine, try Lyon when next you are on vacation. You can easily get to the Beaujolais (vinicultural region), which stretches to the North of the city. Explore the vineyards or take the easy route and make some wise purchases at the beautiful wine shops around the city.

 

Enjoy good food

Lyon is France’s food capital. With great restaurants spread around the city. Some of its wonderful restaurants include L’Auberge du Pont de Collonges, a fable temple of Gallic gastronomy with three Michelin stars. You can also try La Mere Brazier, manned by Mathieu Viannay, with two Michelin stars.

Let Chocolate thrill you

If you are a chocolate enthusiast, don’t forget to check out some amazing chocolate spots in Lyon. You can visit Sebastien Bouillet’s Chocolate world or try out any of the beautiful chocolate shops in the city.