Let’s take part in the change

Welcome to one of the world’s most beautiful cities! The most chauvinistic? Certainly! The most gourmet and inviting? That’s what we’re known for! Although we cannot yet promise that your trip is 100% sustainable, we provide many ideas on how to limit your environmental impact, while enjoying Lyon’s heritage and authenticity, whether you are a visitor or a local. Rest assured that on our end we are determined to bring sustainable tourism to Lyon!

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...

10 sustainable experiences to be had, without compromise!

You can enjoy all Lyon has to offer while respecting the places and people around you.

Visit Lyon and meet the locals

Find all the discovery offer of Lyon's heritage on www.visiterlyon.com

Alternative means of transport

Carbon footprint 0/10, Happiness footprint 10/10!

Close to nature

Lyon, a city of natural beauty

Des expériences à vivre

A la rencontre des artisans de Lyon et sa métropole

Lyon City Greeters

If you want to discover the city in a unique way, our Lyon City Greeters are ready to welcome you.

Organise an environmentally-responsible stay in Lyon

Eco-friendly accommodations

Enjoy your stay in an accommodation that is committed to a sustainable approach

Locavore, or the art of eating emblematic local products

Our destination, Lyon – the international capital of Gastronomy – owes its reputation, in part, to the diversity, quality and daring of its...

Disability and Accessibility Information

In 2018, Lyon was awarded the European Commission’s annual Access City Award, which recognises the specific efforts of a European city with more than...

Local and authentic addresses

Discover the richness of Lyon’s local products and reduce your consumption footprint

Limit your footprint


In Lyon, we refill your drinking bottle with a smile!

Limit or offset your trip’s footprint

While travelling and discovery is for many a great passion, the environmental, economic and societal emergencies that we face can no longer be...

Contribute to change by helping others

If you are reading this today, it is probably because you have already been to Lyon or are planning to come soon. Some people, as you know,...

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!.

Visiter Lyon
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Leisure cruise, guided tours, wine tours, etc.



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Press Section

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Business tourism

Looking for a new destination for your next convention, tradeshow or corporate event?

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Are you travelling as part of a group? Would you like a customized programme? Tour with professionals who have expert knowledge of their city and a passion for its history!

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