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The Presqu'ile, Lyon

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web
The Presqu'ile epitomizes European luxury shopping. Peruse the boutiques and stop at one of the many cafes that populate “the peninsula”--many are situated in just the right place for people watching. Don’t miss the Rue Mercière, where printers and booksellers gathered in the 15th and 16th centuries to practice their trade. These moneyed avenues weren’t always the home to shopping and coffee sipping. They were once a counterpoint to the church's power in Vieux Lyon (Old Lyon.) Those who didn’t wield power in the Saint Paul quarter, tried their hand here. To visit The Presqu'ile on your holiday in Lyon, and find out what else Lyon has to offer, use our Lyon trip itinerary maker.
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  • Lyon-Lyon Central District (not to be confused with the old town) is located between the rivers Rhône and Saône, 2-nd on the attractiveness for tourists (after all the same old town). Of course, there is an impressive array of attractions. This part is something able to recall Paris. Recommend a visit, armed with manuals and guides.
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  • Romantic walk. This peninsula is full of charm, to see and hear. Beautiful night, the promenade on the banks of the river is surprising.
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  • Plenty of Brand name shops at their usual higher prices and many restaurants which are densely packed at night. 
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