Mercure Lyon Est Chaponnay
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... rose gardens, straight into the Zoo and saw lots of animals from the bike on open but secure settings eg lions, giraffes, deer, flamingos etc. It was 10km round trip and it was really fun, after all these years. I did use the electric assist a few times but still had a sore derrière and jellylike knees at the end. Fantastic. We are due to depart early hours of tomorrow morning and cruise Rhone valley till lunch time. More ...
... daylight at 8pm so we had our delicious picnic, looking out over the city and waited for the sun to go down and the lights to illuminate everything.
The night views were beautiful too. The Basilica looked gorgeous all lit up. The city was vast and pretty. The only thing that looked wrong was the replica of the top third of the Eiffel Tower, built not long after the original. It looks a bit naff and even worse when the lights were on.
There was a neon sign in the distance ...
... whether to keep it or give it a way. After the short cruise we walked back into the old town area for a snack. I had a waffle and dad had gelato. There is so much chocolate and ice cream here it's crazy, and more candy stores than I have ever seen. If we don't order dessert after a meal the server looks at us like we are crazy. Dessert is part if the meal, lunch and dinner. Not a bad way to live. ...
... for a while then later started talking to a Costa Rican and a German. It was great hearing stories about their travels and they recommened some places for me to visit. We decided to meet up the next day to explore Lyon.
After breakfast we walked down the hill to Vieux Lyon, the medieval part of the city. We wandered around a church and down narrow cobbled streets filled with little cafes. We visited ...
... a world heritage site, but who am I to say we should preserve 2000 year old remains of a great civilization. We explored a few fountains and statues and made our way back to near the hotel. We ate some lunch at a great Japanese noodle bar, and that was an excellent choice. Tried a tofu roll and some fresh fruit with the meal, also good choices. For the rest of the day we are going to take it easy and maybe find a market, wander around a but more, and then sleep for a ...