Apart' Hotel Lyon Bioparc

Your Appart' Hôtel 'Odalys City' in the 8th district of Lyon

Tourism

Heritage

Heritage in LyonFrom the Gallo-roman civilization to the adventure of silk and textile, from the invention of cinematography to the history of the Resistance, the memorable spots find their place within superb buildings : the town hall, the Opera, the basilica of Fourvière, the town square of Bellecour, Saint John’s cathedral, the secret passages, or « traboules » in the old part of the city of Lyon and the area of Croix Rousse, the ancient remains of the mount Fourvière, the « Trois Gaules » Roman amphitheatre, the art museum, the painted walls, which reveal the town’s history…

Outdoor spaces

Outdoor spacesThe banks of the river Rhône, an oasis of nature at the very centre of the town, linking the « Tête d’Or » park to that of « Gerland », have been transformed into a 5 km-long verdant footpath. All along the banks of the river are cycle tracks, roller-skating areas, promenades, botanical trails, little wooden jetties, housing terraces and floating restaurants.

Gastronomy

Gastronomie in LyonLyon, which has earned the reputation of the world capital of gastronomy, has brought about a real culinary revolution. With more than 1000 establishments, Lyon has the greatest number of restaurants per inhabitant in France: the typical restaurants of the region, known as « bouchons », are to be found alongside the gastronomic restaurants, held by famous chefs, such as the renowned Paul Bocuse.

Festival of Lights

Lyon - Festival of LightsLyon, town of lights, provides a feast for the eyes of night-birds, with its 100000 projectors lighting up 200 sites, for a superb highlighting of the heritage of Lyon.

The surrounding area

Nature is on the threshold of the town : find a feeling of the country, whichever way you turn!

– Animal parks, magnificent walks in the gently rolling countryside of the « Monts du Lyonnais » …
-Magnificent golf courses are to be found less than ½-hour from Lyon; the Northern Alps are at just 1 hour…
-Lyon is at the cross-roads of the big wine-producing regions, to the north the « Beaujolais », and to the south the « Côtes du Rhône »…
-Amongst the most prestigious: Côtes Rôties, Hermitage, Saint Joseph, Condrieu…
-Pérouges and its medieval city, la Dombes with its 1000 ponds and lakes.

Useful adresses :

Grand Lyon tourist and congress office
Place Bellecour – BP 2254
69214 Lyon cedex 02
www.lyon-france.com

Regional Tourism committee of the Rhône Alpes
104 route de Paris – 69260 Charbonnières les Bains
www.rhonealpes-tourisme.com

Lyon city card

Make the most of free entries and of reductions of 10 to 25% off more than 40 services selected by the Tourist Office (museums, certain public transport, guided tours, boat outings, concerts, shows…)

Reserve your Lyon city card (1, 2 or 3 days) at the reception of the Residence.

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