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Lyon

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône

Lyon - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône
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Geographical information

MunicipalityLyon
Postcode69000
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 ole de LYON
DepartmentRhône
RegionRhône-Alpes

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
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Detailed information

Festival of Lights
The most extraordinary light creations in the town centreFrom 5 to 8 december 2015
Nuits Sonores
Urban-oriented electronic music festivalMay 2016
Fourvière Nights
A multi-disciplinary festival in an antique Roman theatreJune / July 2016

Photos

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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Weather

Saturday 1 august
Min. 11°C - Max. 20°C
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Sunday 2 august
Min. 13°C - Max. 27°C
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Monday 3 august
Min. 19°C - Max. 32°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided tour of Lyon and its region
Culture and education100 € to 180 € Lyon
Natural perfume-making workshop
Culture and education69 € Lyon
Carousels of the Tête d'Or Park
Entertainment2 € Lyon
Horse trek in Beaujolais
Nature and the great outdoors30 € Bagnols (22 km)
Tour, tasting and sale of organic wines
Local flavours8 € to 10 € Blacé (33 km)

Outings

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)
Clochemerle
Village visitEasy40 minVaux-en-Beaujolais (38 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels