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Top 10 things to do in Lyon

From our campsite near Lyon, you can reach the capital of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regionin 30 minutes by car. Monuments, museums, old Unesco World Heritage neighbourhoods, sports activities, parks and gardens: discover the 10 things to see or do during your stay at the Kan-Pépé village near Lyon.

  • Stroll through Old Lyon: get lost in the traboules, and take the funicular to the top of the “praying hill” dominated by the Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Fourvière, where you will enjoy the prettiest panorama of Old Lyon.
  • Visit a great museum at The Confluence of Rivers and Knowledge: the Museum of Confluences opens a door to the World, the Universe and Knowledge, a unique experience, in a state-of-the-art place, nicknamed “Crystal Cloud”, made of glass, concrete and stainless steel. It is the latest in the great contemporary museums of the world and alone justifies a detour to Lyon.
  • Awakening your taste buds: the world capital of gastronomy is home to exceptional addresses popular with gourmets including the famous Halles de Lyon – Paul Bocuse, emblematic of Lyon and French gastronomic excellence. Rediscover the well-eating in the city of gastronomy, a true sanctuary of good taste and nutrition.
  • Relax in the Tête d’Or park: one of the largest urban parks in France with a lake, a zoo and beautiful rose gardens.
  • Sports and cultural events: Lyon is a city that vibrates to the rhythm of the gones and the matches at the Groupama Stadium or Stade des Lumières are always frenzied. City of culture, concerts, shows, exhibitions or exhibitions are just as numerous at the Tony Garnier Hall, the Opera House or Eurexpo.
  • “Lyon by night”: the city of lights is even more beautiful at night and nightactivities are plentiful. Get high at La Grande Roue where you prefer a guided tour by gourmet bus or boat.
  • Photographing painted walls: several facades attract their amazing paintings, especially those of the United States district 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 “the hill that works”, a landmark of the famous Canuts, a historic district of Lyon, where there is a very special village atmosphere. Art galleries and numerous bars make the Croix Rousse a trendy landmark for Lyon’s youth where it’s good to live. After climbing the slopes, you can enjoy exceptional panoramas. Then go down to the peninsula, located between the Saône and the Rhône, the true heart of Lyon. 1000 years of architecture from Place des Terreaux to Place Bellecour, a must-see for architecture enthusiasts.
  • Admire the downtown buildings: Lyon has more than 240 buildings classified as historical monuments such as the Bourse palace, the town hall and the Theatre of the Celestials.
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Ideal campsite for a holiday near Lyon

With facilities adapted to the reception of families, the Kan-pée Village in Treviso is the ideal campsite to visit Lyon while reducing its expenses. Our mobile home rentals near Lyon have excellent value for money. All our rentals are furnished and equipped, and incorporate a beautiful private terrace overlooking the estate.

Finding a campsite with a swimming pool near Lyon cheap is a difficult task. Staying at Kan-pée Village, you will have free access to a leisure base and its XXL aquatic area with heated pools, slides, water games and paddling pool for toddlers.

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Our mobile home rentals are aimed primarily at groups and families. Their different size and capacity, between 4 and 11 people,allows us to offer 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 Kanepe Village, your campsite with swimming pool near Lyon open all year round!

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The districts of 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? Tour d’horizon des quartiers de Lyon to visit during your stay at the campsite KanÔpée Village :

  • La Croix-Rousse : a historical district accessible for the bravest from the Place des Terreaux by taking the ascent of the Grande-Côte. It contains an antique amphitheatre, several remarkable churches, the Rosa Mir garden and the famous house with 365 windows (Brunet house).
  • Fourvière : Another district located on a hill dominated by the Basilica of Our Lady, which houses an ancient theatre and the Museum of Gallo-Roman Civilization.
  • Bellecour : a central district since the 17th century with a huge square recently embellished, Place Bellecour.
  • Saint-Paul and Saint-Jean : two historical districts west of the city center, with some medieval streets to walk 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 Confluence Museum.
  • Part-Dieu : a business district with a train station and a large shopping center, a must see place like the rue de la République for your shopping operation in Lyon.
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