A Wonderful Walking Tour of Vieux Lyon

life after 50, travel, Vieux LyonBonjour mes amis!  

I’m back with highlights from my summer trip to lovely Lyon, France.  This time I’m going to take you on a wonderful walking tour of Vieux Lyon, also known as Old Lyon.

I was visiting the city with my BFF L for our mutual 60th birthdays. We had booked a Free City Tour online in advance of our arrival. (Note: The tour was in English.)

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Vieux Lyon is known as the Old City.

Learning About The History Of Old Lyon
Our two hour group tour began in Place Saint-Jean, the square in front of the Gothic St. Jean Cathedral. Before going inside the Cathedral, our guide Paul pointed out Notre-Dame Basilica, atop Fourvière Hill, which was in perfect view from the square. Continue reading