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Things to do in Lyon

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Hotel
“Food producers market Open everyday except monday from 8 am to 1 pm Vibrant and picturesque ”
  • 80 locals recommend
Park
“Jeux pour enfant, skate Park, terrain de seety, terrain de basket, aire de promenade... Ce parque est vraiment très agréable! Games for children, skate Park, seety field, basketball court, walkway ... This park is really nice!”
  • 77 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Réservez longtemps à l'avance . Les programmes sont bien choisis. Reserve way in advance. The programs are chosen well.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Adepte de musique électro, ils ont un roof top sensationnel ! // Adept of electro music, they have a sensational roof top!”
  • 85 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Nice places and good area for you people. You can even visit the MBA museum.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Route
“Beautiful view of the Rhône and also where most people hangout during summer nights before going to clubs!”
  • 83 locals recommend
Plaza
“is a square in the 1st arrondissement of Lyon, on the peninsula between the Rhône and the Saône, at the foot of the hill of the Croix-Rousse.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Au delà de la superbe architecture de ce théâtre à l'italienne, de nombreuses représentations de qualité sont offertes grâce à ce lieu ! // Beyond the beautiful architecture of this Italian theater, many quality performances are offered thanks to this place!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Route
“LA rue commerçante du centre ville de Lyon / Main shopping area in the city center”
  • 111 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Amazing and vibrant food market Everyday between 8 and 1 pm except mondai Bigger on friday, saturday, sunday Food stalls available”
  • 75 locals recommend
Route
“The main street to go and eat if you want to enjoy traditional local food in an authentic setting.”
  • 87 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“This place opened in 1914 and is the oldest and closest movie theater to where the world’s first movie « Sortie d’usine » was ever made in 1895 by les frères lumières! (Go check out my article about the lumière festival in Lyon). Historic place if you are a movie lover. This iconic place was saved just in time from disappearing a few years ago. They also have a good selection of movies both independent and mainstream. ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful setting and really fascinating tour of the old "Chateau Lumière"... make sure you have a good 90 minutes.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Pub
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“Paddy's corner pour un café cosy le matin ou une bonne bière le soir Paddy's Corner is a nice place for a cosy coffee moment in the morning or a beer in the evening”
  • 67 locals recommend
Bistro
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“A really cool cooperative bar with a big terrace, cool people, and affordable drinks !”
  • 71 locals recommend