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What to see, what to do in Lyon

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Top 10 things to do in Lyon

From our camping near Lyon, you can reach in 30 minutes by car the headquarter of the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. Monuments, museums, old districts listed in the UNESCO world heritage, sports activities, activities for lovers in Lyon, parks and gardens, family visit of Lyon.
Discover the 10 things to see or to do absolutely during your visit of Lyon :.

  • Stroll in the Old Lyon : get lost in the traboules, and take the funicular to go to the top of the “hill that prays” dominated by the basilica Notre-Dame-de-Fourvière, where you will enjoy the most beautiful panorama of Old Lyon.
  • Visit a great Museum at The Confluence of Rivers and Knowledge: The Confluence Museum opens a door to the World, the Universe and Knowledge, a unique experience, in an ultra-modern place, nicknamed “Cloud of Crystal”, made of glass, concrete and stainless steel. It is the latest addition to the world’s great contemporary museums, perfect to visit on a rainy day in Lyon and justifies a detour to Lyon on its own.
  • Awaken your taste buds : the world capital of gastronomy is full of exceptional addresses highly prized by fine gourmets, including the famous Halles de Lyon – Paul Bocuse, emblematic of Lyon and French gastronomic excellence. Rediscover good food in the city of gastronomy, a true sanctuary of good taste and nutrition.
  • Relax in the park of the Tête d’Or : one of the largest urban parks in France which contains a lake, a zoo and beautiful rose gardens.
  • Sporting and cultural events : Lyon is a city that vibrates to the rhythm of the gones and the matches at Groupama Stadium or Stade des Lumières are always wild. City of culture, concerts, shows, exhibitions or fairs are just as numerous at the Halle Tony Garnier, the Opera or Eurexpo.
  • « Lyon by night » : The City of Lights is even more beautiful at night and night activities are numerous. Take a ride on the Big Wheel or prefer a guided tour by gastronomic bus or boat.
  • Photographing the painted walls : several facades attract by their astonishing paintings, especially those of the United States neighborhood which has 25 painted walls.
  • Museum of Fine Arts : a good idea for a cultural outing in Lyon, especially in rainy weather. It houses the second largest collection of French painting, behind the Louvre.
  • Explore Lyon and its surroundings : Discover “la colline qui travaille”, landmark of the famous Canuts, historical district of Lyon, where reigns a very particular village atmosphere. Art galleries and many bars make La Croix Rousse a trendy place for the young people of Lyon where it is good to live. After climbing the slopes, you can enjoy exceptional panoramas. Then go down to the Presqu’île, located between the Saône and the Rhône, the true heart of Lyon. 1000 years of architecture from the Place des Terreaux to the Place Bellecour, places not to be missed by architecture enthusiasts.
  • Admire the buildings of the city center : Lyon has more than 240 buildings classified as historical monuments such as the Palais de la Bourse, the city hall and the Célestins theater.
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Discover our ideas for stays for families or couples in Lyon

Ideal campsite for vacations close to Lyon

Equipped with infrastructures adapted to welcome families, the KanÔpée Village in Trévoux is the ideal campsite to visit Lyon while reducing your expenses. You will also be able to visit the lakes around Lyon as well as the villages around Lyon, to the delight of the whole family. Our mobile home rentals near Lyon have an excellent quality/price ratio. All our rentals are furnished and equipped, and include a beautiful private terrace with a view of the domain. Tourists, who come to spend a weekend in their reservations, are looking forward to a stroll in the historic center of the city of Lyon.


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Our mobile home rentals are mainly aimed at groups and families. Their different size and capacity, between 4 and 11 people, allows us to propose rentals in accordance with the needs of all holidaymakers who want to spend a comfortable stay next to Lyon. Traditional mobile home, PMR rental, lodge, perched chalet: select your luxury accommodation at the best price at KanÔpée Village.

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Les quartiers de Lyon

Like all large cities, the city of Lyon is divided into arrondissements (9), and each arrondissement has several districts. Some are more attractive than others, from a tourist point of view.

Would you like to know them? A tour of the districts of Lyon to visit during your stay at the KanÔpée Village campsite :

  • The Croix-Rousse district: a historic district accessible for the bravest from the Place des Terreaux by taking the ascent of the Grande-Côte. It contains an antique amphitheater, several remarkable churches, the Rosa Mir garden and the famous house with 365 windows (Brunet house).
  • Colline de la Fourvière : another neighborhood located on a hill dominated by the Notre-Dame Basilica, which houses an ancient theater and the museum of Gallo-Roman civilization.
  • Bellecour : a central district since the 17th century with a huge square recently embellished, the Place Bellecour.
  • Saint-Paul and Saint-Jean : two historical districts west of the city center, with a few medieval streets to stroll around and imagine the life of the inhabitants of Lugdunum in Roman times.
  • Brotteaux : several unmissable sites such as the Tête d’Or park and the Cité internationale.
  • Confluence : a modern district at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers, a trendy eco-district with a futuristic building, the Musée des Confluences.
  • Part-Dieu : a business district with a train station and a large shopping mall, a place not to be missed like the rue de la République for your shopping operation in Lyon.
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Lyon's heritage and events

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