Sights & Attractions in Lyon and the Alps

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Basilique de Saint-Martin d'Ainay
This fortified church dates back to a 10th-century Benedictine...
Religious Sites Presqu'île and the Croix Rousse District
 
Centre d'Histoire de la Résistance et de la Déportation
During World War II, especially after 1942, Lyon played an important...
Museums / Galleries Presqu'île and the Croix Rousse District
 
Hôtel Paterin
This is a paradigmatic example of the Renaissance mansions of...
Houses / Mansions Vieux Lyon and Fourvière
 
Jardin Archéologique
Inside this garden are the excavated ruins of two churches that...
Archaeological Sites Vieux Lyon and Fourvière
 
Jardin des Chartreux
One of several small, leafy parks in Lyon, this one is a peaceful...
Parks Vieux Lyon and Fourvière
 
Jardin des Plantes
In these luxurious Botanical Gardens you'll find remnants of...
Gardens / Arboretums Vieux Lyon and Fourvière
 
Maison des Canuts
Despite the industrialization of silk and textile production...
Museums / Galleries Presqu'île and the Croix Rousse District
 
Musée des Arts Décoratifs
Housed in an 18th-century mansion, the museum has fine collections...
Museums / Galleries Presqu'île and the Croix Rousse District
 
Parc de la Tête d'Or
On the bank of the Rhône, this 300-acre park comes complete with...
Parks Presqu'île and the Croix Rousse District
 
St-Paul
The 12th-century church of St-Paul is noted for its octagonal...
Religious Sites Vieux Lyon and Fourvière
 
Tour Métallique
Beyond Fourvière Basilica is this skeletal metal tower, built...
Architectural Sites Vieux Lyon and Fourvière
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