COME TO LYON

AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF GLOBAL INDUSTRIE TO DISCOVER THE DELIGHTS OF THE CAPITAL OF THE GAULS…

Rather than rushing your visit and spending just a single day at GLOBAL INDUSTRIE, why not take advantage of its being held in Lyon to discover the charms of life in the city?

A WORLD CAPITAL OF GASTRONOMY

Lyon’ gastronomic reputation needs no elaboration: Bresse, Dombes, Beaujolais, Côtes du Rhône… It is surrounded by world famous wine producing regions and localities, each more enticing than the next and all made greater still by one of the city’s most renowned figures, Paul Bocuse, who left us this year.
Don’t miss Les Halles, which have been renamed after the great chef. They house some sixty internationally famous artisans...

After a day packed with splendid opportunities and profitable meetings, let yourself be tempted by the charm of these streets and relax over a glass with your colleagues.

OUTSTANDING ARCHITECTURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

Did you know?
The historic centre of Lyon has been a World Heritage Site since1998!

What better way of ensuring an enjoyable evening than by exploring the famous traboules and ending up with a walk along the banks of the Rhône and the Saône.

And for those who prefer indoors to outdoors, the city has major museums, theatres and an internationally renowned national orchestra and opera company.

 

To find out more: www.lyon.fr (city website) www.lyon-france.com (tourist office, with information and suggestions to suit all tastes).

 

 

 

 
 

WHERE TO EAT

Auberge du pont de Collonges
Paul Bocuse
The emblematic, not to be missed, testament to the culinary heritage of France’s late lamented Grand Chef, Paul Bocuse.
40 Quai de la plage
69660 Collonges au Mont d’Or

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Le bouchon des cordeliers
Authentic and local cuisine …
'Le bouchon' typical of Lyon !
15, rue Claudia
69002 LYON

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A GLASS TO DRINK

L'Antiquaire
Cocktails and drinks from around the world served in a cosy, vintage bar …
Something to please real connoisseurs!
20 rue Hippolyte Flandrin
69001 LYON

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Le fantôme de l’Opéra
Bar lounge, cocktails, wines and spirits for an evening in a warm, friendly atmosphere.
16 rue Royale
69001 LYON

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SOMETHING TO DO/TO SEE

Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière
A UNESCO World Heritage Site that has overlooked the city since the 19C and that has come to symbolize LYON.
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Parc de la Tête d’Or
Covering 117 hectares and including a zoo, a lake and a botanic garden, it is the largest urban park in France.
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LES BOUCHONS


These are typical, friendly restaurants where one can eat such famous specialities as beef tripe, quenelles, salade lyonnaise and cheese dip.

Generally washed down with a glass of Beaujolais or Côtes-du-rhône…

The name comes from the old practice that innkeepers once had of hanging a bundle of branches or a ball formed from branches outside their door as a sign.

LES TRABOULES


Lyon is known for its traboules.

But what are they and where did they come from?

The traboules are covered passageways reserved for pedestrians that once allowed movement from one street to the next by passing underneath the houses and through courtyards and staircases.

There are over 400 traboules in total and 200 of these are in the old city.