Things to do in Lyon include postmodern shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities or a simple walk through the capital of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region that boasts 2,000 years of history. You can head for Trois Gaules to visit an ancient Roman amphitheatre or visit the Presqu'ile peninsula's Confluence district, where you'll find pavement cafes, boutique shopping and all manner of refined entertainment. 

    In the Vieux-Lyon District, you'll see cathedrals, courtyards and traboules dating to the Renaissance era with striking architecture and art on display. At the Croix-Rousse Area, you can explore family-friendly attractions like silk printing workshops. You can enjoy a show at the Lyon National Opera or even take a food tour to learn the secrets of the city's gastronomic traditions. From food to shopping to live entertainment, arts, culture and more, this is a city that has something for everyone.

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