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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
From EUR32.00
Lisbon City Sightseeing Tour
"Meet your guide in central Lisbon or enjoy pickup from your Lisbon hotel and relax on a comfortable air-conditioned coach as you head to the Alfama district. With your guide wander around the streets of this neighborhood the oldest in Lisbon and the birthplace of Fado Portugal's own musical genre. Stop at a local store to sample Portugal’s famous Port wine.Get back on the coach and continue along the waterfront towards Commerce Square (Praça do Comércio) in the heart of Lisbon. Take in views of the Tagus River one of Lisbon’s oldest churches. When you arrive in Belém see the Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries
From EUR35.00
"Meet your local guide in central Lisbon or enjoy pickup from your hotel and take in views of the Tagus River from your comfortable coach as you head to the coast of Portugal. When you arrive in Estoril enjoy a short walking tour around this coastal town with your guide. Continue your journey along the Estoril Coast to Cascais Bay and admire the beautiful beaches on the Atlantic Ocean. Arrive next at Hell's Mouth cliff (Boca do Inferno) a dramatic cliff where the sea water breaks vigorously and then stop briefly at the nearby Guincho Beach.Cabo da Roca Europe's westernmost point on the Portuguese coast
From EUR58.00

Place des Terreaux Tips (4)

Fountains everywhere you look

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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Dec 20, 2005

be wary of the fountains

We snapped this photo in the evening, after the rainstorm had passed. The lighting produced a great effect off of the water. Be wary of the fountains, as jets of water will spray from the sidewalks...
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Mar 27, 2004

Place des terraux

Place des terraux is almost in the center of Lyon. The big square has a very atmosphere with the surrounding buildings and the special one is the Hotel De Ville.. Dont be confused like me, Hotel de...
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May 06, 2003


PLACE DES TERRAUX This is where you'll see 17th century Hôtel de Ville (town hall). During summer time, cafes lined up and children take a splash with water that spurts from the ground.
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Aug 24, 2002
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Things to Do Near Place des Terreaux

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Fourvière Hill

Be warned: Fourvière Hill doesn't look too high, being located pretty much in the middle of Vieux Lyon. However, it always depends on how you get up. There are two possibilities: either you take the...
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Croix Rousse - Quartier

Take a hike up the steep streets and walkways lined with distinctly tall, colorful and red-roofed buildings. Or you can cheat and take the metro to the Croix Rousse station. Either way, you?ll be...
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We spent two days in Lyon, discovering the city's highlights and backstreets in which there's also a lot to see. Lyon is famous for its traboules (hidden passageways) as well as its food, both 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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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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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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