The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon is the largest museum outside of Paris. Situated near the Place des Terreaux in a former Benedictine convent of the 17th and 18th centuries, its collections range from ancient antiquity to Modern Art.
Le Président is a cake, but it is no ordinary cake. While Bernachon makes an extensive range of chocolates and patisseries, its most famous creation is Le Président, a dessert created for the 50th birthday of President Giscard d’Estaing.
To leave Lyon without visiting the Café de Fédérations is like visiting the Louvre without seeing the Mona Lisa. If you like eating with strangers, filling your innards with innards, washing it down with some excellent Burgundy wine, all for a very modest price, then this place is for you.
Notre-Dame de Fourvière is a place where faith can be reborn. It is alive. It is uplifting and awe-inspiring. Gilt, marble, stained glass and coloured mosaics cover virtually every surface. Vivid colours and complex patterns bombard the senses.
Brasserie Georges is an iconic eatery in Lyon, the food capital of France. Established in 1836 by an Alsatian brewer, Brasserie George has seen off an Empire, three wars and four republics. It is the oldest brasserie in the city and one of the largest in Europe.