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Lyon Trip Planner
Lyon's most important travel experiences and tour collections. Plan a Perfect Trip to Lyon
Full Day Private Annecy Tour
Full Day Private Annecy Tour...
Half Day Private Beaujolais Tour
Half Day Private Beaujolais Tour...
Full Day Private Burgundy Tour
Full Day Private Burgundy Tour...
Half Day Guided Walking Tour
Half Day Guided Walking Tour...
Lyon Food Tour
Lyon Food Tour...
Full Day Group Tour to Northern Rhone Valley
Full Day Group Tour to Northern Rhone Valley...
Full Day Private Tour  in Northern Rhone Valley
Full Day Private Tour in Northern Rhone Valley...
Half Day Private Tour At Lumiere Museum
Half Day Private Tour At Lumiere Museum...
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon...
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon...
Center for the History of the Resistance and Deportation
Center for the History of the Resistance and Deportation...
Le Pal Park
Le Pal Park...

Lyon Trip Planner

Lyon's most important travel experiences and tour collections. Plan a Perfect Trip to Lyon

Plan a Trip to Lyon

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Gastronomy: Lyon is famous for its culinary delights. The city is packed with 'bouchons', traditional Lyonnaise restaurants serving local dishes like 'quenelles' (pike dumplings) and 'saucisson chaud' (warm sausage). Many renowned chefs, including Paul Bocuse, hail from Lyon. Silk Production: Historically, Lyon has been a major hub for silk production and weaving in Europe. The traboules, or passageways, were originally built to facilitate the transport of silk. Traboules: These are hidden passageways through buildings in the old part of the city. They are historical remnants of the Renaissance era and were used by the Resistance during World War II. Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière: Overlooking the city, this basilica is a stunning piece of architecture and offers panoramic views of Lyon. Old Lyon (Vieux Lyon): A UNESCO World Heritage site, this area has medieval and Renaissance architecture, with narrow cobbled streets and colorful houses. Festivals: The 'Fête des Lumières' (Festival of Lights) is held every December and sees the city adorned with lights, while various installations and performances take place. Museums: The Musée des Confluences, which covers natural history, anthropology, and Earth sciences, is housed in an architectural marvel. The Lumière Museum is dedicated to the Lumière brothers, pioneers in the world of cinema. Location: Situated between the Rhône and Saône rivers, Lyon is picturesque, and its riverside is perfect for walks, picnics, and boat rides. Cultural Scene: Lyon has a thriving cultural scene with opera, theater, music, and dance. The Lyon Opera House, with its modern glass-domed roof, is a testament to this vibrant culture. Parks and Green Spaces: The Parc de la Tête d'Or is one of France's largest urban parks and includes a zoo, botanical garden, and a large lake. Economic Importance: Apart from its cultural significance, Lyon is a major business hub and is known for its biotech, IT, and video game industries, among others. Educational Institutions: The city is home to several universities and educational institutes, making it a major educational center in France.

Lyon Trips

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Already have in mind what to do in Lyon? For some people, a perfect French vacation is all about art and culture, and they are planning to visit as many museums as possible in one go. Some picture an unforgettable gastronomic experience, featuring visits to the best wineries of the region, excellent cooking classes, and mouthwatering meals. Others want to experience everything Lyon has to offer and seek a diverse program. Regardless of what you have in mind, we can help it come true with one of the preassembled Lyon programs built by travel experts with years of experience.
Best of France: Paris & Provence

Best of France: Paris & Provence

10 days|2 cities|Private tour template

Gastronomic Adventure in France

Gastronomic Adventure in France

7 days|4 cities|Private tour

France & Germany Getaway

France & Germany Getaway

7 days|3 cities|Private tour template

Heart of France

Heart of France

8 days|1 cities|Private tour template

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Things to See in Florence

The list of things to do in Lyon is quite extensive, and one trip is hardly enough to see even half of all the wonderful sights of the city. So, let's concentrate on the most renowned ones first. We've prepared a list of the amazing places to visit in Lyon if you have only a few days in the city:
  • Musée des Beaux Arts
  • Quartier Saint-Jean
  • Colline de la Croix-Rousse
  • Musée de la Civilisation Gallo-Romaine
  • Presqu'ile District
  • Centre d'Histoire de la Résistance et de la Déportation

Build Multi-Destination Trips From Lyon

This trip planner is a perfect tool for building complex itineraries so that you can see as many of the world's wonders during one tour as possible. Surely, there are a lot of options when it comes to day trips from Lyon, but if you want to go a bit further, we are ready to help. Below, you can find the most popular cities you can add to your itinerary before or after glorious Lyon.

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F.A.Q About Lyon Travel
Is Lyon worth visiting?
Not only is Lyon the gastronomical capital of France, but it is also filled with historical landmarks, museums, galleries, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Croix-Rousse, Presqu'ile, and of course Vieux-Lyon....
Do people speak English in Lyon?
The majority of the younger population in Lyon speak moderate English, and it is not uncommon to find older people speaking it too, since there are many international companies that operate in Lyon....
Does it snow in Lyon?
January through to April as well as November and December are the months when it snows in Lyon. Approximately there are 19 snowfall days are shared across the 6 months, with an average daytime temperature ranging from 5-8 degrees Celcius and 0 degrees Celcius at nighttime. ...
What is the best time of the year to travel to Lyon?
September and October are the months when the city empties out from most of the tourists and becomes easier to roam and enter attractions!...
How many days do I need in Lyon?
Depending on how deep you want to dive into Lyon, we recommend anywhere from a day to a week, however, the majority of the travelers consider 3 days to be enough to explore the shopping district, parks, and museums in Lyon. ...