Lyon

Fresque des Lyonnais

The Fresque des Lyonnais displays many famous French icons of the past

Bridge in Lyon
One of Lyon’s several bridges that cross the Rhône and Saône rivers.
River in Lyon
Many stairways lead to the riverside where tourists and locals can enjoy a view and a picnic
Streets in Lyon
Central Lyon offers many options for food; restaurants serving typical Lyonnais cuisine called bouchons line the streets.
Lyon orange colored buildings
The buildings of Lyon are a characteristic orange color which lifts your spirits on an otherwise overcast day
Lyon Cathedral
The Cathedral of Saint John or Lyon Cathedral contains a functional astronomical clock which is a work of art
Terre adélice
We stopped by Terre adélice which serves rare and delicious flavors like lavender and rosemary
Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière
Walking up a section of the compostela brings you to the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, one of the most beautiful churches we have seen yet; there is a great view of the city as well
Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière
The Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière is a towering structure that is lit up with colorful lights in the evening
The Roman-era Theatre on the Fourvière hill
The Roman-era Theatre on the Fourvière hill still hosts concerts
The Saône and the Rhône
You can take a ferry ride along Lyon’s two major rivers – the Saône and the Rhône
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Walking the hilly landscape and taking in the view is very rewarding
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The walk up to Lyon Cathedral can be quite intimidating
Parc de la Tête d'Or
The Parc de la Tête d’Or is a large park that attracts many visitors and ducks

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