Happy days in Lyon
The second largest town in France has many surprises for you, enjoy your weekend break in Lyon discovering all its fascinating districts on a bike, you will love its countless bridges on the Rhône and the Saône as well as its old cobbled streets. If you are looking for a holiday accommodation for your weekend in Lyon forget about expensive hotels and book quickly your vacation rental on line. Find immediately a wide choice of B+B, homestays, apartments for holiday rental and vacation houses in Lyon together with all last-minute offers available as well as low-cost holiday accommodation in Lyon.
Falling in love with French food and wines in Lyon
You will probably not believe it but there are more than 1.800 restaurants in Lyon a town where food culture is absolutely crucial. Eating in Lyon is rather a life attitude and a style than a physical need, discover this philosophy in one of the famous so-called Bouchons, the typical small family-run restaurants of the town where you can taste the loveliest dishes and the finest French wines. Enjoy an exclusive candle light dinner atmosphere in one of the very lavish restaurants on the hills overlooking the town and its two rivers or have a lunch break during the day in one typical Bouchon, you will love any single moment of your holiday in Lyon. There is indeed a reason why Lyon is called the capital of gastronomy in France and you are just about to discover it. Find your own private holiday accommodation in Lyon where so many ideal and cheap vacation rentals for any budget are available for a quick on line booking.
Shopping in Lyon
The most attractive streets for shopping in Lyon are mainly all concentrated in the area of Place Bellecour and the Presqu'île. Lyon is today the ultimate place for shopping in France after Paris and Cannes. From Roman archaeological sites to the most stunning Renaissance buildings Lyon is by far one of the most interesting French towns when we come to art and history but it would be a real pity to spend a whole weekend in Lyon without shopping in its malls where fashion and glamour are so vibrant and exclusive. Enjoy a shopping break in Lyon and after a whole day downtown relax in the cosy environment of your apartment in vacation rental, the ideal holiday accommodation for your weekend in Lyon.
An afternoon in the Vieux Lyon
Unesco World Heritage site, the area of Vieux Lyon is the very center of the town. Most of its ancient streets called Traboules date back to Middle Age and to Renaissance and are particularly pleasant to wander around. These fascinating and very narrow passages connect most of the old streets of the town and hide wonderful Renaissance courtyards and staircases behind the very lavish fronts of their buildings.The area of the Vieux Lyon is the center of what anciently was the main commercial activity of the town and namely the silk-weaving industry. Lyon was by far one of the most important financial and commercial towns of France where all Dutch and German bankers as well as Italian merchants used to convey for business. A vacation rental in Lyon such as a wonderful flat with terrace on the Rhône or a furnished studio flat particularly suitable for a single are very easy to book on line thanks to the large offer of holiday accommodation in Lyon available both from real estate agencies and from private owners.
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