UNESCO recently listed the old part of Lyon, Vieux Lyon, including the Croix-Rousse and Presqu'île areas as a world ... More
UNESCO recently listed the old part of Lyon, Vieux Lyon, including the Croix-Rousse and Presqu'île areas as a world heritage site,this Gothic and Renaissance district, famous for its maze of narrow streets and elegant buildings certainly deserves it! The culturally rich district is famous for its quaint cathdrals, churches and building of historic importance. The Office du tourisme de Lyon organizes guided tours in English and French, which help you discover the complexity and beauty of Cathedrale Saint Jean and the maze of streets and passageways, such as the famous traboules. Meeting point is the Bureau des Guides at the avenue Adolphe Max. Call for more details.
Lyon was the capital of silk, so it follows that it should pay homage to the fabrics of the world.
Located in the 16th century Hotel de Villeroy, Musee des Tissus traces 4,000 years of the history of fabric ...
In prestigious surroundings, the Celestins offers an unbelievable and magical decor as well as an exceptional program. Built by the
architect G. Andre between 1872 and 1877, this theater is considered to be one of the most representative of ...
This is a stock exchange built by R. Dardel between 1855 and 1862. The main room is a glass roofed,
atrium style hall with ancient galleries facing the exterior and the sculpted decor is sumptuous. Place de la Bourse ...