Lyon, the ideal city for a romantic weekend in the Rhône-Alpes region, is the third most populous city in France and is located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region at the confluence of the Saône and Rhône rivers. The city centre of Lyon is rich in emblematic places such as the Basilica of Fourvière, the Vieux-Lyon classified as a Unesco heritage site and the Part-Dieu with its famous pencil-shaped tower. You can also enjoy Lyon’s famous “bouchons”, as Lyon is a gastronomic capital. Finally, in December, the Festival of Lights takes place, which attracts millions of people who come to see the city’s heritage illuminated. Lyon is also home to some exceptional establishments: at Fourvière, enjoy a panoramic view of the whole city from your balcony in a Lyon hotel in the city centre. Take a step up and book a room in the Monts d’Or, you will have an incredible view of the centre of Lyon from the hotel.
Lyon is a pleasant city to live in. A former industrial city, Lyon has been experiencing strong economic development for a very long time. Its tourist appeal, its intense cultural life and its rich heritage make it a city that is popular with tourists from all over the world. Served by two train stations (Lyon Part-Dieu and Lyon Perrache), the city benefits from a highly developed public transport network. Indeed, in order to discover the best gastronomic restaurant in Lyon, it will be possible to take the metro, the tramway, the trolleybus or a rented bicycle with Vélo’v.
Once you have arrived in Lyon and are settled in your luxury hotel in Lyon, take the time to stroll through the streets of Part-Dieu, the city’s business district with its many high-rise buildings. With its architectural, cultural and gastronomic heritage, Lyon has more than 200 historical monuments. The Vieux Lyon district is partly classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Throughout the year, many events are organised in Lyon, such as the Festival of Lights, the Quais du polar and the Nuits de Fourvière. In addition, the Palais des Sports and the Stade de Gerland regularly host major sporting competitions.
Lyon is a city with a large number of restaurants, bars and brasseries, so you can discover the city’s world-renowned gastronomy. So, you will have every chance of finding a gastronomic restaurant in Lyon that will wake up your taste buds. Moreover, as the world capital of cinema thanks to the Lumière brothers, the capital of silk and roses, Lyon is a city with undeniable assets. Tourists who stay here also appreciate the charm of their luxury hotel in Lyon.