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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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


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


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.

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Daniel et Denise


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


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.


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

Explore the Itineraries

Discover Lyon in one of Mundana's Itineraries, getting the most out of your trip.

France: The land of romance and luxury

Paris, Versailles, Lyon, Aix-en-provence, Antibes, Nice, Eze
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France: The land of romance and luxury (3 Weeks)

Paris, Versailles, Lyon, Aix-en-provence, Antibes, Nice, Eze
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Lyon: Ancient silk town and gastronome's delight

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