Explore Place de la Croix Rousse
Book a Lyon hotel near Place de la Croix Rousse with Hotels.com. Place de la Croix Rousse is Lyon’s old silk-weaving district and one of the most atmospheric parts of the city. Wander through its narrow streets to explore the curious traboules or hidden passageways that ribbon through the area. Traboules were originally used to ensure weavers could move their precious stock of silks without it being damaged by bad weather, and today are one of the most curious quirks of Lyon. Situated within Croix Rousse, Place de la Croix Rousse is home to many of Lyon’s best hotels as well as Vieux Lyon and Fourviere Hill. Hotels.com offers a range of accommodation near Croix Rousse, near to Henon and Croix Rousse metro stations. Place de la Croix Rousse is 40 minutes from Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport by bus and 10 minutes from Presqu’ile by metro. As the network of traboules is inevitably confusing for visitors, consider arranging a guided tour through the area to make the most of your visit to Place de la Croix Rousse.