History, architecture, nature, and technology all are endowed and blessed upon this lovely city of Lyon, one of the biggest metropolitan cities of France. Blessed with two mirth carrying rivers Rhône and Saone, this city contains monuments of ancient pasts to the marvels of modern times. Lyon has been an important place since Roman empires and it continues to be the driving force behind France's Economy. This beautiful city has been named by UN as World Heritage site and is ready to amaze you with its wonderful architectural wonders and monuments that will send you back in time.
This UNESCO World Heritage site is full of some of the best places to visit and aspire to world's beauty. Opera de Lyon is one of the great architectural marvels of the city. This opera house dates back to 1831. Want to mesmerize the sight of the lively river then go to Lyon Confluence. holds some of the oldest history treasures which you cannot miss to see. Tour Metallique is a distant relative of the famous Eiffel tower. Art lovers will love Musée d'Art Contemporain that showcases 1960 contemporary art. Parc de La Cerisaie is a hidden treasure of Croix Rousse gems. This park will surely refresh you from all day stress. You can easily get connected with this place when in peace.
One of the best ways to explore this city is by boats. In no way it is cheap but it is a wonderful experience you should have once. They usually charge you around 50 Euros for a trip. Lyon has one of the best cycle transport facility. You can easily avail a bicycle at 1.25 Euros a day or 5 Euros on a weekly basis. Tramps run most of the time which you can use to inside the city. You can avail an all-purpose ticket for all at around 1.80 Euros per day which is an affordable means of travel.
is the nearest airport available in Lyon. It is located about 25 Km from the main city. It is directly connected to many major cities of Europe and is easily accessible. From the airport, you can catch a tramp that will lead you to Part-Dieu train station which will take about 30 minutes to travel. The cheapest way to travel in Lyon city is Lyon royal card which gives you premium access to all the public transport all the way around and admission to about 22 museums of the city. This card is valid for 3 days and costs about 26 Euros.
The people of Lyon speak in French. Being a popular language all over the world it is easy to learn it either online or at your nearest training classes. Lyon offers some of the best cuisines of the world. Famous for its Lyonnais cuisine, its specialty lies in the simplicity and taste of the food. Some of the traditional foods to try are Rosette Lyonnais, cured pork sausage, lyonnaise potatoes, Cervelle de canut, a local cheese spread, Andouillette, and a thick intestinal sausage.
Like any other European city, Lyon has many types of accommodation feature. Depending upon the range you can choose to stay in either aristocrat hotels like or which will cost about 140- 180¥s per night. You can also look for budget accommodation in hotels like or B&B Hotel Lyon Eurexpo Chassieu which ranges about 40- 50¥ per night.