Lyon is one of the lively, vibrant and attractive cities of France. It is the third largest city of France. It is located at southeast of Paris. It is the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region and the second largest contributor to the French economy after Paris. Lyon is one of the UNESCO world heritage site. If you are looking to roam around this beautiful city then you can enjoy the beauty by moving around waterways from the Basilica of Fourviere, which contains a fine collection of 19th-century Byzantine art.
Don’t neglect the puppet museum (in the Hotel de Gadagne) or the admirable Gallo-Roman and art museums. End the day by relaxing at a sidewalk cafe. If time permits spend an extra day and visit Perouges a medieval-era weaver’s village where the Richard Lester version of the movie The Three Musketeers was created.
Travel to Lyon by Eurostar
The most appropriate way to travel from London to Lyon is Eurostar Trains. The traveling through Eurostar is convenient, thrilling and comfortable. The journey fills up with excitement due to its high speed of 300kmh. You simply need to hop on the Eurostar train from London St Pancras International to Gare Du Nord Paris station. It will take 2hr 15min to reach Paris. You can easily travel to Lyon, simply change at Paris and travel on to Lyon with Eurostar partner TGV. From Paris Gare du Nord, take the RER high-speed commuter train line D (or a taxi) to Paris Gare de Lyon for frequent connecting trains.
The whole journey will take 5hr to reach Lyon from London. Alternatively the easiest and most stress free way to travel from London to Lyon is to take Eurostar to Lille and make a simple same-station interchange in Lille onto a direct TGV to Lyon. Hence, London Paris Train from London to Lyon is one of the best ways to travel to Lyon and you can buy tickets directly through Eurostar.
Lyon City Map