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Are you coming to Lyon for Paysalia and Rocalia 2019 ?
ONLYLYON Tourisme guides you through the city! Lyon holds numerous assets to welcome you and give you the best of stays! Maybe you'll want to extend your stay for a week-end in the capital of gastronomy?

Find here our tips to enjoy your stay in Lyon during Paysalia and Rocalia 2019.

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ONLYLYON Tourism, le Grand Réfectoire and Hôtel Charlemagne**** welcome you to Lyon! Get a chance to win a trip to Lyon!

1 night at Hôtel Charlemagne****, 1 meal for two at the Grand Réfectoire and 2 Lyon City Cards to discover the city!

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Hôtel Charlemagne Lyon

This hotel, located within easy reach of the new La Confluence centre, combines elegant accommodation with a warm and personalised welcome for both...

Le Grand Réfectoire

The ambitious Grand Hôtel Dieu renovation project keeps offering up more treasures. Three passionate locals (Mathieu Cochard, Thibault Salvat and...

Le Pavillon ONLYLYON

A unique designer space for an even warmer welcome! A team available 7 days a week from 9:30 am to 6 pm to ensure your stay in Lyon is unforgettable

What you need to know about the Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights


From the 8th to the 11th of December 2021, for four evenings, Lyon will be celebrating light! From 7 to 11 pm on the 8th and 9th of December, and 8...

Here are some of the routes you can choose from…

To really make the most of the Fête des Lumières, prepare your tour!

The story behind Lyon’s Festival of Lights

In the beginning, the Illuminations were first held on the 8th December... 

4 good reasons to discover Lyon during Paysalia Rocalia 2019!

Food, architecture, museums and a 5-stars team to welcome you in Lyon, discover as many reasons to come to Lyon during 3 days in December 2019!

Tete d'Or Park

The largest and most popular of all the parks in Lyon is the Parc de la Tête d’Or… Inaugurated in 1857, this urban park inspired by English landscape...

Lyon, European Capital of Smart Tourism 2019

Monday 24th September 2018 in Brussels, Lyon won the European Capital of Smart Tourism 2019 award granted by the European Union, a title it shares...

Grand Hôtel Dieu

This colossal project to create a lifestyle and leisure space in the city centre has given a new lease of life to the former hospital building listed...

River Sâone banks

Make the most of the peace and quiet of the banks of the Saône thanks to the pedestrian promenade, and its alternating urban and pastoral...

Lyon City Card
Culture and leisure pass

Lyon City Card

The essential pass to cultural activities in Lyon: museums, guided tours, boat cruises and more!.

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