Lyon is called the city of a hundred squares. And on these squares, of course, there are hundreds of ancient and modern sights, museums and monuments. The old city of Lyon is included as a whole on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1998. There is something to see in the other areas of the city as well.
We will tell you about 17 main attractions that are necessary if you want to really see what Lyon has to offer. Here they are on an interactive map:
Lyon is not that big, and transportation is convenient. But the 15 minutes you'd spend on a tram is much more pleasant to spend on sightseeing. Which area of Lyon is best to stay in for tourists? It directly depends on your plans.
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Lyon is one of the largest cities in France, and it's a historical and cultural center that's well worth a visit. Although the distance between Paris and Lyon is quite impressive (511 km), there are several ways to get there.