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Fourviere Hill

Lyon, France
+33 4 72 57 15 40
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This hill was the location of Lyon's original Roman settlement and still is home to ancient ruins from that era.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“roman ruins” (37 reviews)
“old town” (39 reviews)
“vantage point” (11 reviews)
Lyon, France
Terreaux - Bat D'argent
+33 4 72 57 15 40
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous views, and beautiful cathedral! One of the stops on the cityLYON bus but recommend the walk if you are able as it's all the more satisfying (just be sure to take water!)

Reviewed 4 days ago

Woth the ride. The Cathedrale and Roman ruins deserve a visit but I was a bit shocked by the lack of life on the top while there could be another montmartre village there.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As the heading says - it's worth the bus ride, walk or funicular to get to this vantage point. The cafe is disappointing- but the view is worth it.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We travelled up on the funicular to the top of the fouviere hill for the wonderful views, to see the Basilica and Roman ruins. Then walked down hill to the old town. It was a wonderful morning and well worth the time. Such a lively...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had an espresso overlooking Lyon. It was fantastic. The weather was not too hot which was great. We took the furnicular railway to the top and walked down.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered up here on a Sunday to go to the Gallo Roman Museum and the Basilica. The walk up the streets and down through the garden below the basilica were pleasant. Views were great and the pace was unhurried.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The views from up there are spectacular, stretching over the different parts of the city and beyond to the Alps. A useful macquette lays out a model of the city around its two rivers and a sign points to the landmarks from the business district...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

located right in front of the Notre Dame... this peak provides unobstructed view of the whole Lyon city....

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit this place for a panoramic view of the city, you may wallk up but not suggested for those get tired quick so take the tram-finiculer

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see when in Lyon. The entire city and countryside are laid at your feet. Make sure to make a stop here!

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