Lyon, a city guide

Find yourself at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône Rivers, where you’ll be entranced by the convergence of mediaeval, Renaissance, and Roman architecture in this interesting city.

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Best Hotel in Lyon

Sofitel Lyon Bellecour

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Hotel Facilities

General Facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Bridal suite
  • Family rooms
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Newspapers
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room Service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shops (on site)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Soundproofing
  • VIP room facilities
Activity Facilities
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Walking tours
Business Facilities
  • Fax/photocopying (Additional charge)
  • Meeting/banquet facilities (Additional charge)
Entertainment and Family Services
  • Babysitting/child services (Additional charge)
Internet
  • Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas and is free of charge
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20 Quai du Dr Gailleton, 69002 Lyon, France
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Awesome Restaurants
in Lyon

Mundana has set a high standard and hand picked these restaurants for their great food quality, good reputation, great customer service, clean environment, courteous staff and original menus.

Les Trois Dômes

French

On the top floor, you can enjoy a breathtaking view from the restaurant “Les Trois Dômes”. The starred Chef Christian Lherm offers a seasonal cuisine. His dishes, such as the “Tourte de Homard” and the “Pike Quenelle with crayfish” are a real invitation to gourmands.

Budget $$$$

Le Silk Brasserie

French

The Silk Brasserie is ideal for a nice lunch in a friendly and modern atmosphere. The Chef Guichonnet offers a fashionable bistronomic cuisine which combines simplicity and modernity. Fresh homemade desserts are made every day by the Trois Dômes’ pastry chef.

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Brasserie Le Sud

Fine Dining

This offering from Michelin-starred chef Paul Bocuse is located near to Place Bellecour. The brasserie is heavily influenced by the south and its flavours; the terrace is a summer favourite.

Budget $$-$$$

Daniel et Denise

French

Dining at a bouchon is a Lyonnais essential. This is one of the best, serving hearty local fare heavily centred on meat.

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Brasserie Georges

French

The oldest brasserie in Lyon, this is a must for foodies. It's been serving customers since 1836.

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Top Activities
in Lyon

 

Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

This 19th century basilica sits atop Fourvière hill and is worth the climb from the old town for the views from the top. Nearby you'll find the remains of a Roman theatre complex.

Parc de la Tête d'Or

This is Lyon's finest park. Home to the zoo and the city's botanical gardens, it's a great place to take the kids or enjoy a picnic.

Movies and Miniatures Museum

This place houses an extensive collection of movie props and special effects exhibits, and marries them - uniquely - with a collection of miniatures.

Best Shops
in Lyon

 

Croix Rousse neighbourhood

This delightful district is a mecca for retail fans, particularly those seeking local fashion creators and concept stores

Rue Edouard Herriot

This is the street with Lyon's highest concentration of luxury boutiques.

Ainay

Antique shops and art galleries characterise this colourful district bounded on two sides by the river.

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