Lyon and All Its Treasures

France, Lyon Guide (B): Lyon and All Its Treasures

I arrived in Lyon by train one sunny afternoon and carried my heavy backpack from the station to the funiculaire at the bottom of a steep hill. It was quite a thrill to travel up to my hostel in this fashion. I remember the pretty purple flowers draping themselves around the buildings, as my small transparent carriage steadily rose up, revealing beautiful views over this pretty French city. Over the next five days, I would explore Lyon by foot, hiking up the long staircase each time I needed to return to my accommodation to rest. It would certainly keep my fitness levels high!

As a lover of cinema, the arts and French food, Lyon is a paradise! There are crêpe stalls around every corner, delicious boulangeries and markets brimming with fresh produce. You can explore the Institute & Musée Lumière and learn all about the early days of the film industry or, if you prefer, simply stroll around the city streets, admiring the pastel coloured buildings, street art and old cobbled laneways. Don’t forget to bring some comfortable walking shoes – there is so much to see and do! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Lyon and All Its Treasures
Guide Location: France » Lyon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Lyon Cathedral   Vieux Lyon   Amphitheatre of the Three Gauls   Musée Lumière   Musée Miniature et Cinéma   Opera National de Lyon   Parc de la Tête d’Or   Lyon Textile Museum  
Author: Jennifer Stephens
Read it on author's website: https://exploreadventurediscover.wordpress.com/2016/10/25/lyon-and-all-its-treasures/

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