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Vieux Lyon

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Address: 69005, Lyon, France
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Lyon's historic section is full of old buildings and a traditional old...

Lyon's historic section is full of old buildings and a traditional old French atmosphere.

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Surprisingly open and friendly. A little expensive - Choose your restaurants carefully.

Friendly people. Accessible city. The old city is a must. The Sunday morning artists market along the old city bank of the Saone has many many fine and talented artists... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 December 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Friendly people. Accessible city. The old city is a must. The Sunday morning artists market along the old city bank of the Saone has many many fine and talented artists exhibiting. A little pricey. Most welcoming, helpful and open people every where we went (long weekend).

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Great tourist experience, especially for the first time visitor. A paid tour would be nice but is not necessary. It is a tourist area that fills up at lunch time.

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Typical European historical town, Lyon's heart for me. I love the different colours of the buildings, the little traboules (hidden passages), an the various shops sellling souvenirs, jewellery, sweets and old books. Walk with caution if you're wearing heels as the pavement is uneven.

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Staying in Vieux Lyon gave us lots of time to explore the quaint village atmosphere, hidden passages, and ride the funicular to the cathedral on top. Wonderful shops and restaurants (Daniel & Denise).

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

A great place to explore the old part of Lyon. A ton of history with secret passages that lead to amazing interior squares. You would be better served to have a guide or a local to get the best experience.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

his is the origin of the city seating there.The St Jean cathedral opens to a network of small streets where tiny restaurants, pastry shops, pubs and also the fantastic museum of cinema and miniatures is located

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

walking down vieux lyon is one of my favourite things to do in this city! you need to go visit it! there are shops, restaurants, bakeries, and much more. crepe stands line the cobble stone pathways. the main stretch of vieux lyon is parallel with the stone river, making it even more lovely.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

This is a place that you need to simply wander! There are many restaurants tucked away and I seem to find something new every visit.

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

Absolutely fantastic place. Around the cathedral for me the main attraction of Lyon. The narrow winding streets. Old buildings but in good condition. Lots of shops, restaurants. Very good cakes and breads. After a long line easy to know where you can good eat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

Each time we are in lyon we have at least one dinner in this unique Bistrot. Excellent atmosphere of Belle Epoque as well as the personel and the plates. the only negative point of this year was the diminished quantity of the portions. For example their tasteful Quenelle de Brochet although was served in the same [size] plate of last... More 

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