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82% Avg. city rating Rated by 109 customers

Activities / excursions 82%

Restaurants / eating out 86%

Shopping 82%

Chilling out / relaxing 81%

Getting around / public transport 86%

Sightseeing 85%

Culture 86%

Nightlife / partying 76%

Value for money 77%

Customer Travel Tips for Lyon

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89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


21 Sep 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Spend longer than one night in Lyon..

Liked: The city is beautiful and easy to walk everywhere. Safe at night to walk through central city.

Disliked: Nothing

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: The Lyon Card is great value, especially if you take a boat cruise

Liked: It was like a mini Paris, but cleaner and more friendly!

Disliked: The multilane highways near the river on the eastern side The Museum of Modern Art is rubbish and expensive

60% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
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  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


30 Jul 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Keep going to Annecy!

Liked: Pizza Tram

Disliked: Nightwalkers

60% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
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  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


10 Jul 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Bring lots of money n ready to timetable.

Liked: Small n nice

Disliked: Smell

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


25 May 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: --

Liked: --

Disliked: ---

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


13 May 2013

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Family Holiday Shopping Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: go to the lookout point up by the basilica, it is beautiful

Liked: It was very pretty and good food

Disliked: the weather, it rained the whole time

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


03 May 2013

Customer Travel Tip: walk the city its really beautiful.

Liked: The culture and that it was small enough to walk around

Disliked: no not relaly

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


23 Apr 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Stay close to the city centre and on the tram line if travelling in and out of Lyon by train. We stayed at Axotel Hotel which was awesome - probably the best location you could hope for and very close to a decent shopping centre, restaurants and supermarket. Something we wish we'd known though... Sunday's EVERYTHING is closed, and for most places Monday's are a half day...

Liked: Everything was within walking distance which was a great money saver. The shopping was surprisingly decent, and the layout of the town really lovely. Fresh food markets were also a highlight.

Disliked: The East side of the river a bit grungy so we'd avoid that if we went back, and there wasn't a huge range of eating out options for meals during the day if you didn't want to spend a lot of money, aside from McDonalds etc.

40% Avg. rating
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  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
40% Avg. rating


02 Apr 2013

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73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


19 Feb 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Make sure you speak French - not everyone can speak English and it will help when ordering the delicious food!

Liked: The passion for food was amazing and everything was so close. We just walked everywhere.

Disliked: There were not as many maps around throughout the city.

42% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 20%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
42% Avg. rating


11 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Don´t get taxis. In fact, don't go to Lyon.

Liked: Patisserie

Disliked: This city is boring. And the taxists are awful! They delude you and made you pay around 50€ per 10 minutes trip. A huge amount.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


02 Dec 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Have a meal at a bouchon, and visit their food markets! Sit at a cafe and read while enjoying some delicious French pastries!

Liked: Food! It was the main reason why I decided to visit Lyon. All other activities were just to work off the food so that I could eat some more! Transport was clean and efficient and the city was quite easy to navigate. Even though I don't speak French, it felt like most people in Lyon knows a bit of English, so English speakers should not have much of a problem getting around.

Disliked: Nothing!

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


19 Nov 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Business / conference City break Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: The "rue des marroniers" for restaurants

Liked: The city is beautiful, historical and elegant. You can get great food in restaurants and special shops.

Disliked: People on the streets looked at me in a very offensive way, when I was walking around there with my girlfriend. My impression of the city was a very conservative one.

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100% Avg. rating


14 Nov 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: We only spent 2 days there but I think it was enough to see everything we wanted. We would have liked to stay an extra day to relax in the city as it has a very nice atmosphere and fantastic restaurants.

Liked: Everything. It's a wonderful place.

Disliked: I liked everything.

100% Avg. rating
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  • Value for money - 100%
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100% Avg. rating


07 Nov 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: passer 3 jours environ

Liked: Bouchon

Disliked: rien

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


16 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Partying / nightlife Romantic getaway Shopping Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: I would suggest to bring a dictionary or pocket translator as not many people spoke English very well.

Liked: Beautiful city - more cultural and less hustle/bustle than Paris. Plenty of beautiful sites and it's very easy to get around.

Disliked: The only complaint I would make is the amount of homeless people in the streets - it's sad to see but unfortunately this would be the case in a number of big cities across the world.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


19 Sep 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Try the food and take in the sights :)

Liked: The interesting food

Disliked: it was difficult to find our way around at times.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


10 Sep 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: must visit old town

Liked: people are very nice and I like the diversity in this city.

Disliked: none

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


09 Sep 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: eat out in the old town in the evening, the atmosphere is amazing

Liked: lots to see, good food

Disliked: the gyspy kids in the underground station at part dieu... make sure you have correct change and are not alone - do not buy tickets from them.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


07 Sep 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: get a bike and get around on the bike!

Liked: great weather, and people are very nice. If you don't understand french, they speak to you in english as well

Disliked: some places are quite smelly and there are a lot of homeless people on the streets at night. i would not recommend young girls to walk around by themselves a lot

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82% Avg. city rating Rated by 109 customers

Activities / excursions 82%

Restaurants / eating out 86%

Shopping 82%

Chilling out / relaxing 81%

Getting around / public transport 86%

Sightseeing 85%

Culture 86%

Nightlife / partying 76%

Value for money 77%

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