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Vieux Lyon

69005, Lyon, France
+33 6 08 76 94 34
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Lyon's historic section is full of old buildings and a traditional old French atmosphere.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town” (209 reviews)
“cobbled streets” (60 reviews)
“tourist shops” (12 reviews)
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69005, Lyon, France
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+33 6 08 76 94 34
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"old town"
in 209 reviews
"cobbled streets"
in 60 reviews
"tourist shops"
in 12 reviews
"interesting shops"
in 22 reviews
"crepes"
in 15 reviews
"secret passages"
in 18 reviews
"every corner"
in 12 reviews
"saint jean"
in 17 reviews
"walking tour"
in 28 reviews
"walk around"
in 16 reviews
"beautiful city"
in 14 reviews
"nice walk"
in 12 reviews
"on foot"
in 13 reviews
"tourist office"
in 20 reviews
"roman ruins"
in 14 reviews
"traboules"
in 163 reviews
"stroll"
in 56 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a beautiful day and we ambled along the streets in this area finding lovely cafes, bakeries and shops. We had a light lunch at an enormously popular bakery, sitting on their patio watching all the people go by. There continued to be a...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A sunny Sunday afternoon calls for a visit to the markets on the river and an amble around Vieux Lyon. The traboules, classic architecture and quaint shops are worth a visit. Make sure you take the funicular up to Notre dame also.

Thank Amber C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great hotel, great staff, fantastic food. Breakfasts are the best way to start the day. Concierge gave us such great guidance. It couldn't have been better!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In addition to the museums and churches to be found in the Old Town area, there are all sorts of shops, cafes, eateries and other watering holes. I spent a few hours wandering the streets and alleyways mainly window shopping and people watching. Too much...More

Thank bfindysz
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely old town full of winding streets, intriguing medieval passages, restaurants, shops and lovely candy shops and gelato stands. We enjoyed wandering the area for an afternoon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This new name including the roman theater and the museum is a symbol of the long history of Lyon. The choice of one of the former name of the city means that Lyon is always following the same way to be present in the word...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent several days in Vieux Lyon - we LOVED the traboules... hidden gems in a city! Although it is touristy, it still retains its 'old-town' charm. LOVE it and want to revisit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Vieux Lyon is the old part of the city. Lots of restaurants, shops, and secret passageways between streets.

Thank MinnesotaMLK
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is perfect to walk around, have some chocolat chaud and some crepes and bask in the beautiful old architecture

Thank ajigoma
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to Lyon for our holiday, and we visited Vieux a couple of times. Sure there are a lot of people, but I really liked the atmosphere. Its a tourist spot, but it also has great shops and places to eat....More

Thank Ammie R
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vox214
January 29, 2018|
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Response from MistyCat_8 | Reviewed this property |
It's very easy and convenient to get around Lyon so don't worry about staying in the old town, it's much cheaper and better with a family to get a small apartment with a kitchenette so you can cook your own meals. We stayed... More
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If during rush hours, you can take the tube, the way is easy. Tube is connected to the Lyon Part Dieu train station. Take the line B direction Oullins, then change at station Saxe-Gambetta to reach line D direction Gare de... More
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Belle Cour square has a tourist information office and I think it's the main stop.
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