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Parc de la Tête d'Or|©Connie Ma
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The Top Things To Do In Les Brotteaux, Lyon

Picture of Aria Bryan
Updated: 9 February 2017
Lyon is France’s third largest city and holds a great deal of historical and cultural significance. Regardless of whether you want to kick back and relax or immerse yourself in the culture of the city, Lyon has exactly what you need. Here’s our list of the top things to do in Les Brotteaux, Lyon.
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Boulevard des Belges

The Boulevard des Belges is a beautiful street located in Les Brotteaux quarter, and a convenient stop by the metro station. The area is picturesque and houses wide streets and trademarks that have accumulated throughout history. While there, be sure to stop in the Consulate General of Federal Republic of Germany.

Address: Boulevard des Belges, Lyon, France

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Lyon Bike Tour

The bike tour throughout Lyon is an amazing opportunity for visitors to truly experience the city firsthand. Multiple routes are available for guests to choose from, and knowledgable guides lead the way through the city. Groups are typically pretty small, so bike riders are given ample opportunity to interact with their guides and ask questions. If you are looking for an extremely hands on way to get familiar with the area, bike tours are definitely the best route to take.

Address & telephone number: 23 Quai Romain Rolland, Lyon, France, +33 6 51 36 33 47

Les Halles de Lyon – Paul Bocuse

Placed in its current location since 1971, Les Halles is an amazing food market offering places to sit down and eat in addition to having 56 different stalls that sell all kinds of delicacies. The market has huge variations, ranging from an oyster bar to extremely simple products, but customers can be assured that all products are high quality. The market is indoor, meaning that it stays open year-round. The market is praised as the best in Lyon, so make sure to stop in and give it a try.

Address & telephone number: 102 Cours Lafayette, 69003 Lyon, France +33 4 78 62 39 33

Parc de la Tête d'Or|©Connie Ma
Parc de la Tête d’Or | ©Connie Ma

Park of the Golden Head

The Park of the Golden Head is a huge attraction in Lyon that features greenhouses, a zoo, a botanical garden, rose gardens, and a track cycling arena. The park is extremely popular in the summertime, when guests can roam around the different areas of the park and look at animals and plants. The park’s zoo has expanded to the point that it contains an African plain, split into five parts, that has over 130 animals alone. The park of the Golden Head is great for spending some time in the great outdoors.

Address & telephone number: 1 Boulevard du 11 Novembre 1918, Lyon, France, +33 4 78 89 53 55

Team Break

In a thrilling escape game, teams ranging in size from two to twelve (depending on scenario) try to puzzle solve their way out of a themed room. Players are given an hour to use the clues given to them within the room to rescue themselves. Scenario options include a deserted island, Jurassic Park, magic school, and a space adventure. This is the activity to try if you are looking for a way to test yourself or bond with a team.

Address & telephone number: 58 Rue Sainte-Geneviève, Lyon, France, +33 6 68 66 96 93

Zen SPA|©Unique Hotels
Zen SPA | ©Unique Hotels

Royal Spa

The Royal Spa is a stunningly relaxing spa located in Lyon. With North African Moorish decor and a variety of culturally influenced treatments, the Royal Spa is one-of-a-kind in Lyon. All visits start out with a short consultation from a staff member in which you discuss what treatments would best suit your needs, and conclude with relaxation time in the tearoom with a pastry. The goal of the spa is to lead guests on the path to balance with oneself and with nature as a whole.

Address & telephone number: 75 Cours Vitton, 69006, Lyon, France, +33 4 78 89 97 74

Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen

Plum offers a variety of cooking classes, such as seasonal cooking, children’s classes, classic French cooking. Classes can contain six to eight students and are taught in English. The owner of Plum Lyon, Lucy Vanel, has lived in Lyon for 15 years. Plum Lyon has been featured in many news outlets, such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, France Magazine, and The Guardian UK to name a few. This workshop is the perfect way to relax while simultaneously learning about the culture of Lyon.

Address & telephone number: 49 rue des Tables Claudiennes, Lyon, France, +33 9 51 72 22 08

Wine at Saltus|©Ken Hawkins
Wine at Saltus | ©Ken Hawkins
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From Vine to Wine

From Vine to Wine is a company dedicated to ensuring that customers get the best wine tasting experience they can possibly have. They are committed to educating guests on the wide variety of wines that are available in France, and to educate guests about the culture as well. The staff are extremely friendly and more than willing to pass on their knowledge about the French and their wine to anyone interested in learning. Visiting them is like stepping into a very wine-friendly family.

Address & telephone number: 28 Rue Colin, 69100, Lyon, France, +33 6 37 83 58 40