Lyon is one of the wonderful and charming cities in France. It is located between two
hills (the Fourvire and Croix-Rousse) and between two rivers (the turbulent Rhne and
the tranquil Sane). It is the capital of the Rhne-Alpes region with more than 4,11,000
inhabitants. Lyon is easily accessible from Paris, Marseille, Geneva, Turin and
Barcelona. It is located at 475km from Paris, 325km from Marseille, 170kn from
Geneva, 280 km from Turin and 600 km from Barcelona. It is also called the silk
capital of the world as well as the culinary capital of the France.
It is perfect destination for sightseeing, shopping and to enjoy the happening
nightlife. It is best tourist spot, which is also listed in UNESCO World Heritage site.
Lyon Attractions It is perfect choice for travelers who loves to roam around the
world in seek of eternal peace. Lyon sightseeing include Ampithtre Gallo
Romain,Atelier de Soierie, Cathdrale St. Jean, Institut Lumire, Aquarium du Grand
and Place du Change. It has bountiful parks and garden that are particularly attractive
and admiring for families.
鈥 ?Vieux Lyon 鈥 ?Ancient theatre of Fourviere 鈥 ?Basilique de fourviere
鈥?Muse d'art contemporain de Lyon 鈥?Muse des Tissus et des Arts Dcoratifs
Lyon Nightlife It has vibrant, happening, lively and unrivalled nightlife. There are
plenty of options available to do fun. You can visit to the Bars, clubs, restaurants and
cafes to reduce your hunger and thirst. I want to share one of my traveling experience
regarding my visit to one of the Bar named The Albion Bar, which is the famous bar
over there. It is good place to hear some jazz and you can also enjoy some sporting
events. You will find two big screens in Albion bar and varieties of drinks. Other
famous bars are Le First Tendency, La Voile - Ice Club and Loft Club.
Lyon Shopping Lyon is famous for great shopping and the best thing, which you can
buy is fine craft. You will see the open air markets in this wonderful city, where there
is huge opportunity to find good cafes, bars, restaurants, clubs and historic food shops
for gourmet delights.Rue Victor Hugo, Rue de la Rpublique, the Rue Emile Zola, Rue
Gasparin and Rue Prsident Herriot are the places where you will find different variety
Lyon by Eurostar Now I will tell you how to reach this wonderful city. There is lots
of traveling option available to reach this city. The best traveling option to travel from
London to Lyon is Eurostar Train. Eurostar train is known as fastest, convenient, and
comfortable and stress free modes of transport in Europe. One thing I like about
Eurostar train is short check in process as compare to the check in process in flights.
Even you can catch the pictures of breathtaking beauty of countryside while traveling
You simply need to take Eurostar train from London's St Pancras International train
station and reach Lille in record time of 1hr 20min and then simply same station
change, travel on to high-speed TGV to Lyon. Your whole journey will take around
4hr 30 minutes. Of course, Eurostar fare starts from 61 one-way or 109 return 2nd
class to reach this city.
If you want to explore Lyon, then read out important information regarding London
Lyon Train and Lyon Travel Guide.