The Presqu’île (or peninsula) is Lyon’s central district and stretches between the Rhône and Saône rivers, from Place des Terreaux in the north to the new Confluence district in the south. The Presqu'île is not only a top spot for shopping but also a great place for walks past the city’s 19th century buildings and major monuments.

Last updated date : 06/06/2023
The Presqu'Ile district - 69002 Lyon 2ème

Before the city was founded by the Romans, the foot of Croix Rousse hill is where the Gaulois town of Condate was situated - today the Presquile area. Contains the Rue Mercière, Place Bellecour, Perrache train station, Rue Président Herriot and Rue Victor Hugo.

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The Presqu'Ile district

- 69002 Lyon 2ème

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