LYON A RADIANT CITY!
From Gallo-Roman remains to contemporary architecture, including Romanesque and Gothic, Baroque and Classical buildings, Lyon has preserved its old districts, witnesses of 2000 years of history, while building the city of tomorrow.
From Lugdunum, a Gallo-Roman colony founded in 43 BC, to the present day, Lyon reveals its rich and fascinating history.
Unesco has listed the historic district of Vieux Lyon as a World Heritage Site. Discover the "traboules".
Lyon, City of Lights, will surprise you with it's walls painted by famous Lyonnais.
Take a stroll along the banks of the Saône with these ocher facades with an Italian atmosphere.
You will also discover the markets where the famous great chefs of Lyon get their supplies.
Shopping on the peninsula
Between Bellecour and Cordeliers, you will find all the luxury brands. Go for a stroll on the Place du Théâtre des Célestins and on the Place des Jacobins.
Rue de Brest and rue du Président Edouard Herriot are very busy shopping streets.
A desire for art and decoration shops, head to the rue Auguste Comte district.