Travel Itinerary: Day 3 in Lyon, France

Day 3 in Lyon, France

The Basics


Metropolitan city with paved and cobblestone pedestrian/car roads


Summer high of 71°F or 21°C
Winter low of 37°F or 3°C


Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport or Lyon Part-Dieu Train Station


Getting Around

Taxi or walking. city center is accesible by walking


$120 - $250 per day


Hotels, hostels, airbnb
Recommend: Citadines Presqu'île Lyon


To Do

Walking, historic tours, eating, shopping

To See

Parc de la Tête d'Or, Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, Place Bellecour, Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, Vieux Lyon, Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon-Fourvière, Ancient Theatre of Fourvière, La Croix-Rousse, Musée des Confluences


To Eat

Restaurants:Brasserie Georges, Diplomatico Brasserie, Léon de B, Le Grande Café de négociants

Casual: Paul, la brioche dorée

Specialties: quenelle



bustling metropolitan city with lots of options for nightlife


Day 3

You've come to known most of Lyon as locals would like you know Lyon. Day 3 is full of options.

1. Go to Part-Dieu and explore more the commercial side away from the historic side of Lyon.

2. Go up to Croix-Rousse and wind your way down.

3. Take a train/bus to Perouges, a medieval city that's nicely preserved.

4. Take a car to Beaujolais and experience wine country. It's residential and spread out. You'll need a car.

Notable Places in Lyon, France

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