Lyon

What You Need to Know Before You Go

The alluring city of Lyon in eastern France is home to the majestic Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière, perched high above the city on Fourvière Hill. A funicular will take you to the top of the hill where you can enjoy sweeping panoramas of the city before exploring the sumptuous interior of this magnificent church.

When it comes to fine arts, Lyon’s Musée des Beaux-Arts is considered second only to Paris’s Louvre. Housed in the 17th-century Palais Saint-Pierre, the museum showcases one of Europe's largest collections of artwork. Other noteworthy museums include the Fabric Museum and the Museum of Decorative Arts.

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