Days Out: Lyon

St Jean Cathedral
This 12 century cathedral includes a gothic exterior,whilst Inside is fine stone carving, beautiful stained glass and an intricate 14th-century astronomical clock. Based at 8 Place St Jean, Vieux Lyon (69).
Aquarium du Grand Lyon
The aquarium has on show more than 3500 fish, 250 marine species including piranhas, sharks, rays, octopus,and giant crabs in 4 exhibition rooms and 42 aquariums. Located at 7, rue Stephane Dechant, La Mulatiere (69)
Racing car simulation centre with formula 1 and rally simulations available. The centre also features a restaurant and luxury spa and health centre. Based at 4 rue Jean Marcuit, Lyon (69).
PhotoBoom: Photo Inspired Tours and Workshops
History-themed tours with informal photography workshops of Lyon.
Parc de la Tete dOr
Large Park which boasts a world-renowned botanical garden, a six-hectare zoo and spectacular rose gardens. In summer there is boating on the lake or catch a legendary Guignol puppet show. Free entry. Located in Lyon (69).
Basilica Notre-Dame
Situated on Fourviere Hill, is the ornate 19th-century Basilica Notre-Dame de Fourviere.The esplanade behind the citys imposing landmark has a panoramic view across Lyon which is especially lovely at night. Located at 8 Place de Fourviere, Lyon (69).
Archaeological Park
This site features a monumental ancient theatre and aqueduct, alongside the Museum of Gallo-Roman Civilisation. Once the capital of the Western Roman empire, today Lyon is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located at 17 rue Cleberg, Lyon (69).