Travel Blogs from Lyon, France

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Collioule, Avignon, Lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

Collioule, Avignon, Lyon

A travel blog entry by cullism

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... were made of sterner stuff and walked all the way. Even Margaret had forgotten that it was Ascension Thursday, a public holiday throughout France and when we reached Cathédrale Saint Jean we found ourselves at a special Mass. We counted more than one ...

Lyon, France, Lyon, France travel blog

Lyon, France

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... also a polar bear. I don't know it this was some indecision in the bureaucracy or if polar bears actually have something to do with Lyon, France. If anyone knows the answer to this, please help me out. We took the funicular to the top of the hill where ...

A night in Lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

A night in Lyon

A travel blog entry by itsem

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After stopping in Avignon for a bit of a break and a peek at the Palace of the Popes, we headed off to spend the night in Lyon. Took a lovely walk around the city at night and took many photos, only to have not a single one work ...

Part 3 - the return of the afros keeping to ..., Lyon, France, France travel blog

Part 3 - the return of the afros keeping to ...

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... really enjoyed France, but I was kinda of just looking forward to getting home and recovering but we have two nights in France. Ok - back to Lyon to do some Lyon stuff and then home. A quick bus ride to the train station and onto one of Frances ...

Vieux Lyon (World), Lyon, France travel blog

Vieux Lyon (World)

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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"Enclave of Medieval and Renaissance France" Ok, first of all, it bugs me that the author spells Lyon as "Lyons." Apparently that is an old spelling. Not sure why she chose to do that, since it seems outmoded and outdated. I spell it L-Y-O-N. That's how ...

Lyon, France, Lyon, France travel blog

Lyon, France

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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... . The post-war period marked the beginning of the race for modernity with a new challenge, the construction of Europe. Lyon acquired a European dimension through the development of the transportation system, hotel and other tourist facilities, cultural ...

Gastronomic Capital, Lyon, France travel blog

Gastronomic Capital

A travel blog entry by lozdotcom

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... we got a value-added extra by stopping in Fontainbleu. There is a magnificent palace here which is a plce where Napoleon marched up the stairs many moons ago. Here was my chance to have a chocolate eclair in France! Not many photos, but enjoy!! L ...

Rainy Lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

Rainy Lyon

A travel blog entry by alexcooper

... headed to Bellecour square which is not much but a massive open square with a statue in the middle and a Ferris wheel, France loves their Ferris wheels. From here we could see the pedestrian shopping street which was decorated with lights that would light ...

Chateau De Cruix, Beaujolais Wine Region, Lyon, France travel blog

Chateau De Cruix, Beaujolais Wine Region

A travel blog entry by lrhalladay

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... purchase some to bring home to our families). We also tried their "Eau de Vie," or Water of Life (soon to be outlawed in France because of the high alcohol content) that is made by fermenting all of the grape skins/branch pieces that are scraped out of ...

Tour de France, Lyon, France travel blog

Tour de France

A travel blog entry by thenewlyweds

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... a few hours we went out to explore the city. Lyon was more mellow than I expected for being the second largest city in France. We stopped and looked at the church which was being renovated so you couldn't see the front, but was fairly nice inside. The ...

Windy Lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

Windy Lyon

A travel blog entry by philsed

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... great dinner prepared by Tomaso, a vegan vegetable tart, and more talk about Canada and how badly Tomaso and Claudio want to leave France. Except for the wind, the weather was good during my brief stay and luckily the rain held off until the day of my ...

Lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

Lyon

A travel blog entry by ackc

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"We're Not In Kansas Anymore Toto"

A travel blog entry by christinec2013

So... slowly, slowly, slowly, I'm learning about France and about the French. They're an odd bunch, as I've described in previous posts. And I just cannot see any way that I would fall in love with this country or any of it's people, at least the native ...

Brief summary to friends.  Just to say I'm alive, Lyon, Vienne, Perpignan, Carcassone, France travel blog

Brief summary to friends. Just to say I'm alive

A travel blog entry by ania23

... . Yeah, I know, there is a lot, but you all know how snap happy I am. :) My first month (March) in France I spent in Lyon. A cute little town in the South East near the Alps. The month flew by very quickly. Nothing majorly interesting happened there, ...

Lyon...Flash in the Pan!, Lyon, France travel blog

Lyon...Flash in the Pan!

A travel blog entry by psycik

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... was the 2nd hotel that David had had to book for our trip, as the travel agent didn't have one suitable/available in Lyon. Yet another fantastic hotel that was close to the train stop. The hotel was almost brand new and very modern...the rooms ...

Lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

Lyon

A travel blog entry by admcc78

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Lyon -  Au Printemps, Lyon, France travel blog

Lyon - Au Printemps

A travel blog entry by rachsoms

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Lyon is now in spring, and oh how we have welcomed the warmer weather. Shorts, sun, sitting by the river and spending afternoons at the park make me realise missing NZ summer was definitely worth it. Apologies for the lack of entries, life has been hectic ...

Short stop in Lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

Short stop in Lyon

A travel blog entry by steven_lamothe

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... for Wednesday (today) and was told I could buy the ticket to Barcelona here at Montpelier. I spent only one night at my hostel in Lyon because it was full for the rest of the week. Because of this, I was only able to see a small portion of the city. This ...

Nous Sommes Arrivés (Day 2), Lyon, France travel blog

Nous Sommes Arrivés (Day 2)

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

Lyon! Unlike Paris, a sprawling city of orange-roofed buildings, it was full of dark and light green fields, small communities of houses with bright blue swimming pools in their back yards. Rolling hills and the Alps in the distance. It was ...

Hmmmm..., Lyon, France travel blog

Hmmmm...

A travel blog entry by christinec2013

... car was a bit damaged. So gave the guy my details and he said he'd call. Although I did tell him I don't have insurance in France, only travel insurance. Hasn't called yet. Maybe he realised, in the end, it wasn't my fault and he should slow down when he ...

lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

lyon

A travel blog entry by antonym

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Love, Lights, and Lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

Love, Lights, and Lyon

A travel blog entry by hawkness

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... . The basic story of the festival is: "The Festival of Lights (French: Fête des lumières) in LyonFrance expresses gratitude toward Mary, mother of Jesus on December 8 of each year.[citation needed] This ...

It's So Close I Could Touch It, Lyon, France travel blog

It's So Close I Could Touch It

A travel blog entry by christinec2013

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... foreign thing that screwed France over and ruined it for the rest of us was probably Germany... Although one interesting thing about France and their protesting nature, is that they are very organised about it. When they strike, they're happy to let ...

More French alcohol being made  :), Lyon, France travel blog

More French alcohol being made :)

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne

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... hit the road. Our next destination was Anse, in the Beaujolais region, and we didn’t have a deadline, so we drove through Lyon. It is not that bad a city but you didn’t get the feeling that you were missing anything just by doing a drive ...

Shhhh! You're in Perouges!, Lyon, France travel blog

Shhhh! You're in Perouges!

A travel blog entry by waynedale

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... So back I walked to sleepy Perouges (again!) via the town's favourite landmark, Carrefour, which is a large supermarket chain in France. From there I bought most of what I needed - all those things like juice, cheese, quiche, salads - which would ...

History and pre-history at every turn, Lyon, France travel blog

History and pre-history at every turn

A travel blog entry by abercromby56

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This place is chock full of it!    The Gallo Roman museum, right next to the amphitheatre from my earlier post, has a wonderful collection of treasures, many of them dug up in people's houses when they embark on a bit of renovation. ...

Day 9 - Lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

Day 9 - Lyon

A travel blog entry by ruth-bill

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... buying our house just before we purchased it.  How weird is that?  We come all the way to a boat trip in France to meet our neighbors! After lunch we took an afternoon excursion with the boat's chef, Magalie, who conducted a tour of  ...

La Belle Ville de Lyon: A Tourist's Tale, Lyon, France travel blog

La Belle Ville de Lyon: A Tourist's Tale

A travel blog entry by ackc

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le 5 janvier | January 5th| 一月五日 After a long flight from Vancouver to Lyon via Amsterdam with KLM Royal Dutch, which by the way was one of the most excellent airlines I have ever flied with, I was absolutely exhausted. For ...

Serendipity, Lyon, France travel blog

Serendipity

A travel blog entry by bhendrickson

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... have looked forward to the most in the past few weeks of planning is heading outside of this city to explore the rest of France. My expectations have been met and even surpassed. Driving has given us the time to enjoy the French countryside as we weave ...

French Chateau!, Lyon, France travel blog

French Chateau!

A travel blog entry by alanah.may

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Back to France again! This time we are stayed in a Castle, it was amazing! There were armored knights, old paintings and furnishings it was so cool! Tomorrow we make our way to Barcelona, ...

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