Lyon is France’s third-largest city and a financial and economic hub. Lyon’s
See exquisite mosaics and stained-glass windows at the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, Lyon’s most recognisable landmark. Then go to Musée Gadagne, home to two museums. After viewing the Musée d’Histoire de Lyon’s sculptures and paintings, head to the Musée des Marionnettes du Monde and explore the puppet collection. Afterwards, stop by an outdoor market and pick up fresh bread, cheese, and fruit. Then visit Parc de la Tête d’Or, Lyon’s 117-hectare park, for a picnic.
Spend an evening with the Opéra de Lyon and hear soaring arias or attend a ballet. Visit The Auditorium, home of the Orchestre National de Lyon, where you’ll find jazz concerts and classical music. See modern dance at the Maison de la Danse or a classical play at Théâtre des Célestins.
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