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 Not sure why she chose to do that, since it seems outmoded and outdated.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 ...

Destination Lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

Destination Lyon

A travel blog entry by french4ayear

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... our landlord's friend, Rebecca, who let us into our apartment. She could very well be the nicest person in France. The apartment was small but very livable (modern and clean with good wifi). And we discovered Nespresso! 100% additctively ...

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 ...

Annecy wrap up, Lyon, France travel blog

Annecy wrap up

A travel blog entry by concon3546

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... was all good - but the requirement for the males to wear speedos was not going over well with the boys. It turns out that France has a rule that males can't wear burmuda shorts as they are afraid they will make their pools dirty .....? The next two days ...

Lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

Lyon

A travel blog entry by ackc

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Macon to Lyon 83k, Lyon, France travel blog

Macon to Lyon 83k

A travel blog entry by jan-pete-cycle

... went out to see if we could find the Apple Store to get a new phone, eventually got a taxi as it was in a huge mall. Walked back to the centre & had a pretty crummy dinner (thought Lyon was a gastronomic city?) then back for a well deserved ...

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 ...

Biggest pyjamas party ever!, Lyon, France travel blog

Biggest pyjamas party ever!

A travel blog entry by alimoro

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Lyon. The third biggest city of France, yet with such a local and cozy feeling to it. Beautiful tall buildings towering over narrow streets. One of the first things we saw were an awesome looking castle up in the nearby mountains on the outskirts of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lovin' Lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

Lovin' Lyon

A travel blog entry by french4ayear

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... their fair share of bridges and what conjures up the romantic image of France better than a bridge? (ok, lots of things) Anyway... as Lyon's history unfolds so does its architecture. From ancient silk factories and roman ruins, ...

Nothing Special...., Lyon, France travel blog

Nothing Special....

A travel blog entry by jklezok

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... didn't see new cars there you would think that this is a ghost town. We have been driving through some of the wine region of France. Not as impressive as the Rhine region in Germany but maybe it will get better. We stop in a small town to try and find ...

Star Wars Day! -- May the 4th Be With You, Lyon, France travel blog

Star Wars Day! -- May the 4th Be With You

A travel blog entry by french4ayear

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... production made by three groups in Montreal -- that probably explains why it all worked really well... and why it ended up in France so promptly. We really enjoyed seeing all of the characters up close and all of the costumes and props. Even better ...

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. ...

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