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Lyon--4e--arrondissement, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes

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The 4th arrondissement of Lyon, situated in the Rhône-Alpes region, is a true historical and cultural gem. Nestled on the slopes of the Croix-Rousse, this district is famous for its secret passageways called 'traboules', its painted walls, and its bohemian atmosphere. Stroll through the cobbled streets, visit local markets where you can taste Lyon’s specialties like quenelles and rosette. Don’t mi...See more

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Guided Tour by Electric Bike with Food Tasting
1.8 km

Guided Tour by Electric Bike with Food Tasting

Discover the Canuts' area of Lyon as well as its city centre. Your guide will tell you all about these historic neighbourhoods, then treat you to some local specialities. Your electric bike will make this city tour completely effortless! THIS PLEASANT BIKE RIDE THROUGH LYON IS A PERFECT CHANCE TO DISCOVER WHERE THE CANUT SILK WORKERS LIVED! Along with your guide you will effortlessly cycle up the Croix-Rousse hill on your electric bike. Once you reach the top, you will be able to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views over the city. Pedal a little further to come across the famous traboules, the secret passages that were historically used by the silk workers (canuts) to get to the centre of Lyon.  Throughout the tour your guide will tell you all about the unusual history of this neighbourhood which was the stage of several historical strikes held by the silk workers. Having explored the Croix-Rousse hill, you will head back towards Vieux Lyon, where you will be able to admire the typical Lyonnais architecture, before reaching the Presqu'île. Your tour will end along the banks of the Rhône, a calm and peaceful area where you can admire Lyon's barges and the Presqu'île. Let yourself be swept away by the historic charm of the Gauls' capital city! During this two-and-a-half-hour tour you will also get to sample some delicious local specialities! Make the most of this bike tour through the heart of Lyon to discover the history of the city while tasting some of its famous local specialities!

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Museum of the History of Lyon - Gadagne Museums
1.6 km

Museum of the History of Lyon - Gadagne Museums

With its 30 exhibition rooms, the Lyon history museum invites you to discover the key stages in the city's history. Drawing on the 80,000 items in its collection, for anyone keen to discover Lyon, this is a place to begin your exploration of the city. Located in the heart of Vieux-Lyon, the Gadagne ensemble is a magnificent Renaissance structure that houses two major museums: the museum of the history of Lyon and the museum of puppets of the world. Thanks to an approach that presents the overall picture, from the capital of the Gauls to the 21st century, the museum of the history of Lyon is a resource that encompasses the city and all its facets. The visit starts with the "musée de l'oeuvre" that evokes the history of the setting: the Gadagne buildings, the largest Renaissance ensemble. The visitor then travels back through Lyon's history: Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance, 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. A presentation of the landmarks in Lyon's territorial and urban development enable an understanding of changes and specific features in the city's economic, social, religious and cultural landscape. Free audioguides and multimedia devices complement the visit and explain different aspects of the collections presented. The museum offers numerous activities: themed tours, shows, workshops for children and adults, walks through the city, etc. Services: educational workshops, small theatre, terrace gardens, Gadagne café. And soon, a research centre will be available by appointment.

1 place du Petit Collège 69005 Lyon 5ème
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The Old Lyon district
1.8 km

The Old Lyon district

It is since 1964 the 1st conservation area of France and one of the vastest groups Renaissance of Europe, 24 ha. At the foot of the slopes of the hill of Fourvière since V °, there is of medieval period an archaeological garden towards the cathedral. During the Renaissance, its peak, neighborhoods are organized around three religious buildings: in the south, Saint George with the craftsmen; central location, Saint John, area of the upper clergy and aristocracy; in the north, Saint Paul district of the "bourgeoisie", financial and commercial center. Large families of Italian bankers and merchants have established themselves, by building sumptuous residences. In 1960, the Old Lyon was in a sad state. Many buildings were threatened and urban projects planned destruction and mutilation. Thanks to the action of the State ( André Malraux, Minister of Culture ), the association "Renaissance Vieux Lyon" and the City, Old Lyon was the first French Quarter "safeguarded area" in 1964. * Rue Saint Jean, 368 m long, and place Saint Jean 2548 m². * The House Turquet impasse Turquet in St-Georges, the oldest house in Lyon (1524), with wooden balconies * The Moorish House, in the corner of quai Fulchiron and avenue A. Max, the most recent of the Old Lyon, built in 1845 by Pierre Bossan. * A kernel without staircase, 10 rue Lainerie * Hotel Bullioud: in the courtyard, fallopian gallery of Philibert Delorme, 8 rue Juiverie * The Government House, 2 place du Gouvernement * Hotel Laurencin: spiral staircase, 24 rue St-Jean * Hotel Paterin or Maison Henri IV, 4 rue Juiverie * The House of Antoine Groslier of Servière, 11 rue Juiverie * The House Baronat, 22 ure Juiverie * The House of Chamarier: sink of Philibert Delorme, 37 rue St Jean * The Maison du Crible with the Tour Rose, 16 rue du Boeuf * The House Dugas or the House of the Lions, 23 rue Juiverie * La Maison Le Viste, 27 rue St Jean * The House of Mourguet, 2 place St Paul * The House Thomassin, 2 place du Change

69005 Lyon 5ème
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Grand Parc Miribel Jonage
9 km

Grand Parc Miribel Jonage

Its 3000 hectares of undeveloped land, 2200 hectares of natural park, 850 hectares of forest and 600 hectares of protected environment make it one of the largest peri-urban natural parks in Europe. The 350 hectare lake and its beaches offer delightful opportunities for bathing. There are more than 1,000 species of animals and plants represented, including 230 bird species, 25 mammal species, 40 types of dragonfly (studies of bats), and 800 plants (including more than 33 types of wild orchid). The Grand Parc de Miribel Jonage has been given "Lyon Ville equitable and durable" ("Lyon, a town devoted to fair and sustainable practices") approval. A third of the 400 hectares of crops are certified organic, including 6 hectares of hemp. There is also a wide range of sporting activities available at the Grand Parc of Miribel Jonage with marked paths, nature discovery trails, tennis, table tennis, badminton, archery, climbing, trampolining, golf (9 hole course) and a golf practice putting-green! You can also enjoy the rollerblade and mountain bike paths, rope bridges and a 212 m descent above Eaux Bleues Lake. Hire of catamarans, sailing boats, windsurfing and surf boards, canoes, rowing boats, small boats etc. Grand Parc also has riding centres that offer horse-drawn carriage rides in July and August. There is a gym and a sauna. Refreshment stalls and picnic areas are also available. Dogs are allowed in the park if they are kept on a leash.

Chemin de la Bletta 69120 Vaulx-en-Velin
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We have no information on the difficulty of this circuit. You may encounter some surprises along the way. Before you go, please feel free to inquire more and take all necessary precautions. Have a good trip! 🌳🥾