Lyon and the Alps Sights

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Presqu'ile and the Croix Rousse District 2

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Aiguille du Midi

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This 12,619-foot granite peak is topped with a needle-like observation tower, terrace, and restaurants. The world's highest cable car...

Basilique de Notre-Dame-de-Fourvière

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The rather pompous late-19th-century basilica, at the top of the ficelle (funicular railway), is—for better or worse—the symbol...

Basilique de Saint-Martin d'Ainay

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This fortified church dates back to a 10th-century Benedictine abbey and a 9th-century sanctuary before that. The millenary energy field...

Belvédère of le Rocher de Châteauvieux

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Situated in the old religious quarter high over the town, this 14th-century fortification (built in 1359) provides an exceptional 360-degree...

Cathédrale Notre-Dame

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Despite its 12th-century exterior, the 19th-century interior of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame is somewhat bland. But don't miss the adjoining...

Cathédrale Saint-Vincent

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Built in 1119 on the Rocher de Chateauviex and adjacent to the 11th-century Tour Saint-Michel, this elegant cathedral is a mix of medieval...

Cathédrale St-Jean

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Solid and determined—having withstood the sieges of time, revolution, and war—the cathedral's stumpy facade is stuck almost bashfully...

Centre National d'Art Contemporain

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Contemporary art enthusiasts should check out the Centre National d'Art Contemporain. Behind the train station in an out-of-the-way district...

Centre d'Histoire de la Résistance et de la Déportation

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During World War II, Lyon played an important role in the Resistance movement against the German occupation of France. Newly renovated...

Chapelle Saint-Ostian

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A scenic mile-and-a-half walk from town takes you to this tiny rural chapel, set among shady trees and vineyards, built in honor of the...


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