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The Presqu'ile

Lyon, France
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Cool Area

This area is interesting, maybe a little touristy but so what. We were staying in the old part of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Westminster, Colorado
via mobile
Perfect mix of sights & restaurants

We stayed in the Hotel Vaubecour and spent the whole 3 days either exploring the Presq'ile or Vieux... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Westbury, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This area is interesting, maybe a little touristy but so what. We were staying in the old part of Lyon, actually felt like an Italian Renaissance City so it is pretty cool to cross the bridge and enter into an area that feels quite a...More

1  Thank jjp333
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We stayed in the Hotel Vaubecour and spent the whole 3 days either exploring the Presq'ile or Vieux Lyon. The area between the 2 rivers is full of places to visit and places to eat.

1  Thank _helenfox64
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I actually enjoyed this part of Lyon better than the so-called "old" Lyon. Lots of nice historical building, a great view on the Fourviere hill, and a large variety of shops. It's not big so you can walk everywhere which is so enjoyable. No need...More

2  Thank Jetrotteleglobe
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is the upscale slice of Lyon situated between the two rivers - the Rhône and the Saône. Stay in a hotel near the Saône and you can easily walk the best parts of Presque Isle - the shops, restaurants, the daily outdoor market on...More

2  Thank PrairieJane
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Lots of stores even a marketplace for fruit and vegetables and meat between the two rivers. Spectacular views and shoping experience.

1  Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 27 May 2017

If shopping is your jam, The Presqu'ile is for you. It's loaded with high end shops, the fine art museum, and excellent restaurants. Don't forget a stop at the Lindt store where they greet you with a truffle.

1  Thank KellyChastain
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We rented an apartment on Place Carnot in Presqu'île and loved the location >> right in the heart of the city between the Rhône and the Saône, with many good restaurants and within walking distance of lots of interesting sites.

1  Thank Linda J
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This peninsula lies at the very heart of Lyon, and contains many of its finest attractions, as well as a range of cafes and restaurants. It’s a good place to be. We were pleased that our chosen hotel – the Mercure Centre Plaza Republique –...More

1  Thank PJandSJ
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The area contains many museums, great shopping and history as well as terrific restaurants. Worth walking around for any visitor.

1  Thank BigJNK
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This long and narrow piece of land located between the Soane and Rhones rivers is home to long shopping streets, restaurants, wide squares, city hall, opera house... Main shopping streets are rue de la Republique and rue du President Edouard Herriot. Place Bellecour is a...More

2  Thank Tanmouss
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