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Parc des Hauteurs, Lyon

The Parc des Hauteurs is located along the hillside between the metallic tower of Fourvière and the Loyasse cemetery, and offers great views towards the Monts d'Or and Beaujolais.

The Parc des Hauteurs is located along the hillside between the metallic tower of Fourvière and the Loyasse cemetery, and offers great views towards the Monts d'Or and Beaujolais. There is an aerial adventure course, and a skiing and moutain bike slope.


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About Parc des Hauteurs

 Esplanade de Fourvière, 69005 Lyon, France

 +33 4 72 77 69 69

 www.lyon-france.com

Parc des Hauteurs and Nearby Sights on Map

Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

The Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière atop Fourvière Hill is votively dedicated to Virgin Mary, patron saint of Lyon, for saving the city from several adversities – scurvy in 1638, the Black Death of bubonic plague that spread through Europe in 1643, cholera epidemic in 1832, and Prussian invasion in 1870

Metallic Tower of Fourviere

The 86 m tall Metallic Tower of Fourviere stands as a replica of the Eiffel Tower, completed in 1894

Traboules

The traboules are a unique architectural feature of Lyon's historical buildings, largely influenced by Italy and especially Florence

Musée de la Miniature et des Décors de cinéma

The Miniature and Cinema Museum, housed in the 16th century Maison des Avocats (Legal Chamber), displays about 120 miniature models of various historical and contemporary scenesof houses, restaurants, workshops, schools, etc

Renaissance Courtyards

Lyon is known for its buildings with traboules, though some have very beautiful courtyards but no real traboules (crossing from one street to another)

Montée du Gourguillon

This picturesque montée (sloping street on hillside) starts behind Vieux Lyon metro station and ends quite close to the Roman theatres of Fourvière

Rue du Boeuf

Rue du Boeuf runs parallel to the touristy Rue St Jean, but is much quieter and just as beautiful

St Jean Archaeological Garden

Adjacent to the St Jean Cathedral (on the northern side), the archaeological garden exhibits the remnants of the religious buildings which occupied the site before the cathedral was erected

Lyon Cathedral

The Lyon Cathedral, officially named the St Jean Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to Saint John the Baptist

Palais de Justice Historique

The French neo-classical court house of Palais de Justice, also known as 'the 24 columns' for its colonnaded facade, was built between 1835 and 1842 by architect Louis-Pierre Baltard