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Customer Travel Tips for Lyon

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

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


15 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: If you're going for the food, don't go in August. #fermetureestivale

Liked: Charming, pleasant French city. Clean and elegant.

Disliked: Everything closed in summer!

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


12 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: You can chill at the river shore

Liked: Authentic

Disliked: Nothing

53% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
53% Avg. rating


23 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Pas d'idée. C'est pas une ville agréable pour voyager. Rien à faire..

Liked: Musée des confluences était cool. Vous devez le visiter!!

Disliked: La sécurité. Très dangereux pour s'amuser après 10h surtout près de la Gare Part-Dieu.

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


26 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: No

Liked: Cool city

Disliked: No

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


21 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Fourvière, especially the view from the basilique over the city.

Liked: -

Disliked: No.

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
64% Avg. rating


21 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Discover Lyon by walking in the old town

Liked: I like to walk on the river side

Disliked: Nothing

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


18 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Explore

Liked: The city

Disliked: No

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


13 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
31-40

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87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


30 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip:

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87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Relaxation / spa Romantic getaway

Customer Travel Tip: Visiting lieu de Lyon

Liked: Bridges, buildings, lieu de Lyon.

Disliked: Communication with others people (French language)

33% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 20%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
33% Avg. rating


04 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Don't go unless you have a car.

Liked: It was pretty.

Disliked: No transport info on google maps

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


29 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Take your time with the metro

Liked: The view of the city and some historical places

Disliked: That is a little bit expensive

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


11 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Use the tram to go up the hill because it's very tiring

Liked: The musee d'art contemparin de Lyon, is amazing and would highly recommend it. The basilique Norte dame de fourviere is beautiful, and is the prettiest cathedral I've ever seen. The town in general is fancy and attractive. There's plenty of shops and things to do

Disliked: Restaurants are quite expensive

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


21 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Place de Bellcours* is right in the heart of the city, be it day or night the energy surrounding this space is amazing and completely inviting. The subway system is there, as well as access to the river, pubs and hostels!

Liked: I love how easy it is to get around with the subway. The people were friendly and the culture was incredible!

Disliked: I honestly love Lyon and will visit again and again

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


26 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: sometimes the quaint cafes or restaurants are the best

Liked: has something for everyone. shopping, sightseeing, museums, food

Disliked: very urbanly sprawled. be prepared to walk or ride far

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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100% Avg. rating


09 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Customer Travel Tip: Don't eat in the touristic areas, Ask locals for good food places

Liked: Beautiful good size city with everything you need. Great for walking

Disliked: Buchon food is dirty

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


08 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

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100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


15 Nov 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Customer Travel Tip: Choose to stay in Hotel de la Marne will discover more in Lyon.

Liked: The food is excellent!

Disliked: None.

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


23 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Hotel Bretagne

Liked: Great Food.

Disliked: Nothing

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


27 Sep 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Book a hotel/hostel in lyon.

Liked: Didnt get much time to see it all.

Disliked: No.

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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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