Our top tips for summer in Lyon

July 12, 2017 / Lyon

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Finally, summer is here! So you can make the most of it, we’ve gathered our three top tips for summer in Lyon.

Where to cool off in Lyon this summer?

Not far from Lyon city centre, Lake Miribel is the perfect spot to have a picnic and spend an afternoon with family or friends. Don’t forget to bring sunscreen—Lyon is is one of the sunniest cities in France. Please note that access is limited: from 9 am to 9pm Monday to Saturday and from 9 am to 8 pm on Sundays and public holidays.

Where to eat in Lyon this summer?

Lyon is famous for its restaurants and with one on every corner, you won’t have a problem finding them. But finding a good ice-cream can be quite the challenge! Thankfully, you can count on La Fabrique Guvrée. Founded by three friends passionate about gastronomy, their ice-cream has been lauded by leading chefs—which you’ll completely understand once you taste their delicious offerings. If you’re in the area, a pit stop at La Fabrique Givrée is not to be missed!

Where to have fun in Lyon this summer?

Whether you’re a vintage lover and you’re on the hunt for that rare piece, or if you’re simply on the lookout for a good bargain, Lyon won’t disappoint. Its flea market “Les Puces du Canal” is the second biggest in France, so you’ll be sure to find a lovely addition for your home. And as its open every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday this summer, you can even go back for more!

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