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Best things to do in Lyon

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Route
“Lot's of clothing stores around this street (and neighboring streets). Most stores are close to Bellecour ”
58 locals recommend
Plaza
“LA rue commerçante du centre ville de Lyon / Main shopping area in the city center”
55 locals recommend
Lyonese Bouchon
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“Un bouchon, un vrai ! Ne craignez pas la proximité avec vos voisins, cette expérience sera inoubliable alors n'oubliez pas de réserver ! A " bouchon" , a real one ! do not be afraid to be seated close to your your neighbours, this experience will be unforgettable so do not forget to book your table !”
39 locals recommend
Lounge
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“The oldest, the most beautiful and the most expensive café of Lyon (but to visit with an espresso)”
22 locals recommend
Museum
“So much info and so many stories. It's not that big, but one cannot see it all in one visit. Best is if you can manage to get a tour guide. Fun for kids!”
15 locals recommend
Plaza
“La convoitée rue de la République est l'artère principalement piétonne de Lyon ou tous les grandes chaines de magasins sont présentes”
7 locals recommend
Cafe
“Only foundable in Lyon (build up by Lyon students). Nice to have a beer and some French fries !”
8 locals recommend
Comedy Club
“Théâtre bien entretenu, personnel agréable, bar sympathique où on peut aussi grignoter, nous avons passé une bonne soirée.”
10 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Ce coffee-shop à la déco scandinave propose aussi des plats sains, des tartines et un brunch le week-end. Le plus : la petite terrasse cachée dans une cour intérieure, à l'abri de l'agitation.”
10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Un endroit génial, une équipe dynamique et très sympa. La possibilité de faire son hamburgé sur mesure sans dépenser un centime de plus! Sûrement les meilleurs burgers qu'on puisse manger à Lyon ! ”
9 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Cosy brasserie decorated by Jacques GARCIA. Nice place to drink a coffee, an aperitif or you can eat between 11am to 23pm. Belle brasserie décorée par Jacques Garcia. Service continu. ”
8 locals recommend
Pub
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“Lyon is abot one and half hour drive or accessable via the TGV. unbelievable city.”
65 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“grand monoprix big shop, food on the basement, clothes/ house goods on the second floor”
33 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Plats de tapas, antipasti, huîtres et charcuterie dans ce bar à vins-restaurant convivial et tamisé. ”
6 locals recommend
Bar
“Typical Bouchon type restaurant. Has been there for more than 30 years, and is my favorite excellent cook. Closed: off season sun & mon; in season sat & sun. tel: 04 78 42 20 57 20-35€; Reserve”
7 locals recommend
Bakery
“The bread is excellent and there are many choices. You can also improvise a picnic and buy cheese, cooked meats, sandwiches, pastries etc. Everything is always delicious ... ”
8 locals recommend