Lunch in Vieux Lyon

France, Lyon Guide (B): Lunch in Vieux Lyon

It was only a short 3-night trip to Burgundy but my friends Di and Tam filled it with some wonderful outings, always with an eye to good food and wine, and so it felt like a really good break. My flight home from Lyon on Friday wasn’t until late afternoon and so the plan was to look round Vieux Lyon (Old Lyon) in the morning, take a trip up the funicular for a view, have lunch, and then they’d drop me at the airport.

Well, as we know, ‘the best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry’ (Robert Burns, translated from Scottish). A bouchon – traffic jam – doubled our journey time into Lyon from their home further north, past Macon, and thus by the time we’d parked in Lyon, the funicular ride and various other plans had to be dropped. Instead we just took a short stroll round Vieux Lyon near the restaurant where a table had been booked for lunch. It was however a lovely little walk. This was a different part of Lyon to where they took me last year and I loved it. I even contemplated that another time I should spend a couple of days in Lyon and combine it with a visit to them. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Lunch in Vieux Lyon
Guide Location: France » Lyon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Les Adrets   Vieux Lyon  
Author: Kay Gale
Read it on author's website: https://travel-gourmet.com/2018/07/28/france-2018-lunch-in-vieux-lyon/

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