The Presqu'ile, Lyon

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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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to The Presqu'ile and many more Lyon attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Lyon attractions planner.
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  • What a beautiful place to see! of the maze of streets more beautiful than the other. plenty of shops (very nice by the way) the wine cellar. the people are super friendly! plenty of restaurant, some Cap. in the evening the atmosphere is beautiful, quiet and safe.
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  • If the peninsula of Lyon is not very wide, between 500 and 800 m, she is more than 5 km long. With the number of streets intersecting essentially vertical and horizontal, you have dozens of kilometres to go to discover all the peninsula. So if you're there for a few days, buy good shoes...
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  • Area of Lyon to hold my head in the air to enjoy beautiful architectures that are offered to us!
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Lyon’s nine districts surround the two major rivers running through the city: the Rhône and the Saône. The most scenic districts are Vieux Lyon (Old Lyon) and La Croix Rousse, where the city’s historic sites are located. Lodging in these areas is walking distance to these sites. Near the breathtaking Parc de la Tête, the Tête D’Or district offers a quieter option away from the city center.
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