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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône

Lyon - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.7640430 (N 45° 45’ 51”)
Longitude4.8356590 (E 4° 50’ 8”)
AltitudeFrom 162m to 312m
Surface area47.87 km²
Population499785 inhabitants
Density10440 inhabitants/km²
Insee code69123
IntercommunalityME de Lyon

Nearest cities & towns

Caluire-et-Cuire4.6 km (9 min)
La Mulatière4.8 km (7 min)
Villeurbanne5.2 km (13 min)
Oullins7 km (13 min)
Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon7 km (11 min)
Tassin-la-Demi-Lune7.4 km (12 min)
Champagne-au-Mont-d'Or7.6 km (14 min)
Pierre-Bénite8 km (12 min)
Saint-Didier-au-Mont-d'Or8.5 km (15 min)
Bron8.6 km (18 min)
Vénissieux8.9 km (19 min)
Rillieux-la-Pape8.9 km (17 min)
Saint-Cyr-au-Mont-d'Or9 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Detailed information

Nuits Sonores
Urban-oriented electronic music festivalFrom 4 to 8 may 2016
Fourvière Nights
A multi-disciplinary festival in an antique Roman theatreJune / July 2016
Festival of Lights
The most extraordinary light creations in the town centreFrom 3 to 6 december 2016


Saint-Jean Cathedral - Notre-Dame de Fourviere
Saint-Jean Cathedral - Notre-Dame de Fourviere
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St. John's Cathedral - Notre-Dame de Fourviere
St. John's Cathedral - Notre-Dame de Fourviere
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Lyon guided walking tour - 2 hours
Culture and education44 € Lyon
Discover Central Lyon by Electric Bike
Culture and education30 € Lyon
Guided Tour by Electric Bike with Food Tasting
Entertainment50 € Lyon
Lyon by Electric Bike: Tour of Lyon & Food Tasting
Entertainment70 € Lyon
Lyon by night: electric bike tour and tasting
Entertainment60 € Lyon


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit de bénévent
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h00Vaugneray (14.3 km)
Wine trails at the heart of the vineyards
HikeEasy1h30Millery (15.3 km)
Le grand tour
Mountain bike itineraryAthletic5h35Thurins (16.6 km)
Point N° 1 : introduction
HikeIntermediate1h25Mornant (21 km)
Circuit de randonnée F : Le Moulin du Pêcher
HikeIntermediate2h50Saint-Martin-en-Haut (24 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals