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What to see in Lyon?

The Fourvière Amphitheatre is the city’s Roman theatre, built in the centre of the city on the Fourvière hill. It was built in 15 BC and in the 2nd century AD. The theatre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with the entire historic district of the city centre. Each year, the Roman Theatre becomes the festival venue for Fourvière nights, where various free activities take place, such as workshops, artist meet-ups and other events or concerts.


The Bazilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière is a small basilica in Lyon. It was designed by Pierre Bossan and Louis Sainte-Marie Perrin between 1872 and 1896 in the neo-Gothic style. It is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, who saved the faithful from disease and suffering during the Black Plague in the 17th century. The historic monument on Prayer Hill attracts more than 2.5 million pilgrims and tourists to Lyon every year.

The Saint-Jean-Baptiste Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Church dedicated to Saint John the Baptist. Construction began in 1180 and was completed in 1476. It was built on the ruins of a 6th-century church and became the seat of the archbishop of Lyon. It is built in Gothic and Romanesque styles. Since 1643, it has been customary for the people of Lyon to light a candle at the cathedral on December 8th to celebrate the Festival of Lights.

Tourist activities tailored to your needs

Get around the city faster and more efficiently with a city pass that gets you on public transport in Lyon. You can use your city pass to travel on the city’s buses, metro, trams and funiculars, as well as to enter 23 museums and other exhibition spaces. A ticket to the Confluences museum presents the museum’s collection, which includes a 155-million-year-old dinosaur skeleton, Egyptian mummies and fossils. Gain knowledge about the development of human beings and civilisations in the museum’s permanent exhibition and other temporary exhibitions. Enter the city’s aquarium, featuring 300 marine species from diverse ecosystems around the world. You can see exhibits from Europe, America, Asia and Africa. Learn about the shark cave and touch a starfish.


Enjoy the view from the Hermès boat, which includes a restaurant. On a two-and-a-half-hour cruise, you’ll be served a lunch consisting of starters, main course and dessert. You can choose from a variety of three-course lunch options. There is also a three-course offer for dinner with a wide variety of choices on board the Hermès boat. Starters, main courses and desserts are made up of locally produced food and seasonal produce. The menu changes with the different seasons. An audio-guided city tour introduces visitors to the city’s distinctive cultural landmarks. Your walking tour starts at the Esplanade de Fourvière viewpoint and continues to the Basilica, the Amphitheatre and the Sanctuary of Cybèle.

For a small group, an excursion is organised from Lyon to the vineyard and wine country of Beaujolais. This four-hour trip offers a demonstration of wine making and a tasting of different types of red and white wines. This is how you can get to know the culture of Beaujolais through wine production. Choose a private tour around the city and get to know some of the city’s best-kept secrets with a local guide. You’ll discover the hidden routes of the city, with all the information you need to help you on your trip. Cycle your way on an electric bike with a local guide to the Croix Rousse and see the sights of the city. Finish your e-bike tour with a taste of Lyon’s Rosette sausage, local cheese and a glass of wine.



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