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Fourviere Hill

Lyon, France
+33 4 72 57 15 40
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This hill was the location of Lyon's original Roman settlement and still is home to ancient ruins from that era.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“roman ruins” (40 reviews)
“vantage point” (13 reviews)
“old town” (41 reviews)
Lyon, France
Terreaux - Bat D'argent
+33 4 72 57 15 40
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The best panoramic view of Lyon and visit the gorgeous basilica. This will only take an hour of your time and is a must to complement your Lyon visit.

Thank sandranazzal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the trip, which can be done by foot ( quite steep), by car or by funicular for the amazing view over the whole of Lyon, and to see the Basilica, the Roman remains and the miniture Eiffel Tower. It's all free ( apart from...More

Thank Jan51_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view, Basilica and the Roman remains oh yes and the miniture Eiffel Tower are the reason to be up here and in typical French fashion it's all free and well worth a visit. Again bring a drink and a butty.

Thank nonsailing123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took guided illumination tour in mid-August 2017 of the city lights of Lyon, the 3rd largest city in France. Our first destination was up to the top of Fourvière Hill to see the Lyon Cathedral and an overview of Lyon. Our...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For get the top of Hill , you will see Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere on that and look down to the Lyon, beautiful city in your eye. But the walkin way for who like to climb up to the top , it's so far,...More

Thank DeRubi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accessible from either walking or train on the F2 this gives stunning views of the city. You can access either side of the church and the views cover the whole city. Not quite reaching the confluence buut once up you can then traverse across to...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great way to have an overview of the city of Lyon. You can clearly see the old parts of the city with their tiled roofs and the more modern areas as well as the Rhone & Saone Rivers

Thank jennybthomson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a car or metro up to Fourviere Hill!!!. The views are stunning and breathtaking. You can take a great panoramic picture from this vantage point. On a clear day you can see the Alps!!

Thank Rockdoc7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the train up and down by metro ticket because we have children. It is truly the most beautiful views of Lyon

Thank Nouhpu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the train up and walked down.Very cheap just 1.80 euros one way.Can also use your metro ticket if you have one. The most beautiful views of Lyon and as you walk down you can see it on so many levels. A must do...More

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