The city Lyon is situated in the East Central part of France. It is the third largest city in the country. It is also famous for its delicious cuisine and its world-class historical and agricultural landmarks. Lyon has also earned the title of the capital of lights because of a festival celebrated here namely Fete des lumieres which is celebrated to show gratitude to Lord Jesus’s mother Mary. Because of its popularity and mesmerizing beauty, Lyon is a place which should be visited at least once. Once you find yourself lost in its beauty and culture it would be hard for you to take your flight from Lyon to home. So, grab your flight to Lyon now and enjoy the beauty of this city.
Lyonnaise cuisine is world famous and thus it is compulsory to taste it as it is very famous as a food Paradise. Lyon was the first city in Europe to provide rental bicycles; as a result, the city is covered with wide and safe bicycle paths. So, you should rent a bicycle and roam around the city enjoying its scenic beauty. Bicycle renting facility is available 24 hours and the first 30 minutes are free to ride and after that, you are charged. You are also suggested to watch a show at the Roman amphitheater Fourviere. It will take you to the ancient Roman era and would be a great way to treat your eyes with some traditional epics. There is also a music and dance festival which take place in that Roman theatre.
The weather of Lyon is different throughout the year. Tourist generally avoids going to the city in the winters because winters are quiet dryer with Mist in December and heavy snowfall in January, generally springs are the best time to visit Lyon although, you may encounter some rain during the spring and fall. But due to the festival of lights, some of the tourists prefer to go in the month of December to watch the spectacular festival which fills the streets and lanes with lights and it looks amazing at the night time. So basically, if you prefer going according to the weather then you should prefer going in Spring or fall season but we suggest that you should at least give a single visit to this City for a lifetime experience.
This is a magnificent Cathedral which was built in the 12th century and is famous for its Bell named & Anne-Marie de la Primatiale that is one of the largest ever made and it rang only on the Catholic feast days.
This is a fantastic Church built after the Franco-Russian war. It took 12 years to build this Majestic place, it is a beautiful place with a height of 130 meters due to which it gives a stunning view of the city. It's amazing interior are definitely a good treat to eyes.
This is an amazing Museum based on the archaeology of ancient Gallo-Roman era. It includes many antiques such as coins, gravestones, vases, sculptures, ceramics etc. This site is one of the oldest ancient ruins in France which also includes two Roman theatres.
This is the oldest theatre in France which was built by a Roman person named Augustus in 15 BC. This theatre has a slant sitting area and decorative floor. There are also remains of another theatre which was used for music and poetry shows.
This is the largest urban park in France and is quite famous among cyclist, families, children, and joggers. The park includes a small zoo, miniature train, a puppet theatre, and many sports activities.
This place of the city that takes you back in the time period of 15th century with its traditional infrastructure including narrow lanes and little courtyards, there are also some traditional restaurants in this place