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3-Hour Guided Electric Bicycle Tour of Lyon with Optional Food Tasting
"The tour starts at Lyon Part Dieu business district where you meet outside the Lyon Part Dieu train station at the statue at the Charles Béraudier Place to collect your electric bicycle. The tour continues towards the Rhone river along cycle paths.You then go down the hill to the old town and take a food and wine break at Le Petit Glouton (optional) and after you can wander around the alleys before continuing your Lyon Bicycle experie Bartholdi Fountain
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2-Hour Guided Walking Sightseeing Tour of Lyon
"Meet your tour guide at the Bellecour square tourist information office to see the Basilique statue of King Louis XIV and Antoine St Exupery. Take a ride on the big wheel (not included). Walk along the pedestrianized shopping street to the place de la République square. Continue to the statue of Jacobins and then to the Soane river. Amble along and take the funicular/metro (not included) to visit the Croix Rousse. Take in the Big Rock and Painted Walls and absorb the atmosphere of the hidden alleys of the hill of the silk workers. Return to Bellecour Place.""""This 2 hour small group walking tour with a local English-speaking guide is a great way to visit Lyon in a day and take in the Lyonnais culture. Lyon The Best is the motto of this city. Start at the Bellecour Place and take a ride on the big wheel if you along the banks of the rivers immerse yourself in the old town atmosphere. Hop on the funicular
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3-Hour Guided Electric Bicycle Tour of Lyon with Optional Food Tasting
"The tour starts at Lyon Part Dieu business district where you meet outside the Lyon Part Dieu train station at the statue at the Charles Béraudier Place to collect your electric bicycle. The tour continues towards the Rhone river along cycle paths.You then go down the hill to the old town and take a food and wine break at Le Petit Glouton (optional) and after you can wander around the alleys before continuing your Lyon Bicycle experie Bartholdi Fountain
From EUR60.00

Basilica Notre Dame de Fourvière Tips (36)

Woooow!

I rarely give a tip a nondescript title, but in the case of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière the word "Wow!" is enough to describe it. While it looks pompous, but still rather harmless from the...
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King_Golo
Oct 13, 2016

Basilique Notre Dam de Fourviere

The Basilique Notre Dam de Fourviere sits on hill right above Vieux Lyon, and had a wonderful view over the city of Lyon and the Soanne and Rhone Rivers below. It was built between 1872 and 1876. It...
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Roadquill
Aug 15, 2016

The Basilica

Looming above Lyon from its position on a hilltop on the right bank of the Saône, the Basilica Notre-Dame de Fourvière can be seen from numerous places in the city. So it is certainly a prominent...
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Nemorino
Sep 29, 2011

One of Lyon's sites

The Fourviere is one of Lyon's sights to see as it dominates the hillside, overlooking the town. The church is located up on top of Fourviere Hill, which can be reached by walking or by car. It is a...
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barney1974
Apr 04, 2011

Basilique de Fourviere

The basilique of Fourviere is very very decorated so I'd suggest to start visiting the middle aged area of St Jean, (which is just under Fourviere) and its Cathedrale St Jean as the walls are a lot...
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2_lovelygirls_FR
Apr 04, 2011

Inside the Basilica Are Pale Blue Columns

The lower lateral walls of the nave are each almost covered by three large mosaics with important events relating to the church. Between these are four small lateral niche chapels and the vaults are...
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hquittner
Dec 04, 2010

The Basilica On the Hill of Fourviere

Although an oratory had bee placed on top of the hill in the 17C, it took a vow from the Archbishop to the Prussians in 1870, saving the city from destruction, that lead to the erection of the church...
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hquittner
Dec 04, 2010

A must see Basilica in Lyon

Very unusual Basilica! Reminded me of Sacre Coeur in Paris (also very unusual) even though they are both very different.Mosaics in Byzantine style cover almost everything inside this basilica. The...
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aquatic
Nov 21, 2008

The views...

You can walk up through some nice gardens and switchbacks, or take a fenicular up to the hill that holds the basilica. The fenicular signs are located in old lyon, and sort of point you in the general...
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mattreider
Jun 14, 2007

Minimes to Notre Dame & Roman ruins

200 years ago the Romans built the city of Lugdunum on the slops of Fourviere. Today at the top of the slop is Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere. The easiest way to get to the basilica is by the...
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smirnofforiginal
Apr 29, 2007

Fourviere Notre Dame Basilica

Built on Fourviere Hill, the Basilica dominates the city with its siluette. Enjoy its luxurious decorated interior ( fine mosaics, superb stained glass, marble works) and the superb view over the...
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adema29
Feb 27, 2007

Basilica Notre Dame

This church sits atop Fourviere Hill overlooking the city of Lyon. The chuch looks faily modern compared with the somberness of other, older churches in Lyon, but the inside is not to be missed. There...
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rcsparty
Sep 20, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Basilica Notre Dame de Fourvière

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Musee Civilisation Gallo-Romaine - Gallo-Roman Museum

Just to the right of the large Amphitheater is the new museum which was built between 1971-75 by the architect Bernard-Henri Zehrfuss. It is in the form of a descending spiral built into the side...
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Vieux Lyon - Old Town

This show is a 1 hour fun-filled puppet show (in French). You've never been to Lyon if you've never seen Guignol there. Lyon is the birth place of Guignol, and its a must see for kids and adults...
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Rue Saint-Jean

Rue Saint-Jean is the main axis through Vieux Lyon, and it's always full to the brim with tourists. Some might say that it's too full and too touristy, but I loved its character. There are lots of...
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Traboules - Passageways

No visit to Lyon would be complete without some traboules-hunting! That stated, a reader unfamiliar with Lyon should first find out what traboules are. The short answer is "passages through...
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Place Bellecour

I had seen pictures of this square in preparing for this trip but seeing it in person was quite different. Even filled with people it was just amazingly huge, perhaps even more so because it doesn't...
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Place des Terreaux

The heart of the Terreaux quarter, the Place des Terreaux is lined with cafes and bordered by several notable buildings, including City Hall, the Fine Arts Museum and the Opera House. The ground of...
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Getting to Basilica Notre Dame de Fourvière

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8 Place de Fourvière, 69005 Lyon

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