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Lyon

Weekend, City Breaks, Itinerary in Lyon

Day 1

Morning: Hop on hop off tour in Lyon (duration without stops approx. 2 hours)

Late morning: enjoying panorama view from Fourviére Hill by funicular (schedule: 6:00-22:00, every 5-10 minutes, starting from Saint-Jean)

Afternoon: sightseeing by walk - Vieux Lyon (Saint Jean Cathedral, historical buildings), then crossing Saone River and continue walking in Presqu'ile (Palais de Justice, Place Bellecour, Carré d'Or - luxury shops, Hotel de Ville, Opera)

Evening: Marionnette show in Théatre de Guignol de Lyon

Day 2

Morning: visiting Croix Rousse ("Working Hill of Lyon") by funicular (schedule: 5:00-24:00,

every 5-10 minutes, starting from Saint-Jean), sightseeing by walk Boulevard des Canuts, Rue Denfert Rochereau (La Maison des Canuts Silk Museum, Atelier de Soierie (textile painting workshop), Village de Créateurs (shops of fashion designers)

Afternoon:

cruise on Rhone and Saone rivers

bicycle tour along the rivers

Late afternoon: visiting Institute Lumiére (shooting studio)

Day 3

Tours around Lyon

Beaujolais (Hameau Duboeuf winery)

Pérouges / Crémieu / Vienne (medieval villages)

 

Downloadable digi-guide of Lyon

 

 

Travel Card, Travel Pass in Lyon

LYON CITY CARD

Free unlimited use of the Lyon public transports, free admission to 20 museums, attractions and discounts in restaurants and shops. Additional free cruise (April-October) and free audio guided city tour.

Passes: 18 EUR/day, 27 EUR/2 days, 36 EUR/3 days

Participating museums:

Fine Arts Museum

Local History Museum

History of French Resistance and Deportation

Printing Museum

Modern Art Museum

Henri Malartre Museum (automobile)

Museum of Fabrics and Decorative Arts

Museum of St Romain en Gal

Museum of Gallo-Roman Civilization and Fourviere Archaeology

Doll Museum and Lacroix-Laval Site

Natural History Museum

Fourviere Museum

Silkworker's House

Tony Garnier Urban Museum

Lumiere Institut

Lyon's Hospital Museum

African Museum of Lyon

The Ampere and Electricity Museum

 

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