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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Presqu'ile has just about everything you need as a local and want as a tourist: - Big box shopping stores mixed with quality boutique stores and hidden high-end shops. - Sunday food market along the Saone with fresh oysters on the half shell & local...More

6  Thank ChasingAtlas
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Reviewed 15 May 2013

We walked through Presqu'il a number of times on our trip. Enjoyed walking along the pedestrian streets, and stopping by Voisin to by the famous Lyon Coussins. The place does have the look and feel of every big European city. Nice street for,walking, we tok...More

3  Thank Michel A
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You could stay busy for days exploring this area between the Rhône and Saône rivers. The streets are not wide but there are many public squares and parks. Museums abound. The architecture is mid 19th century for the most part. There is lots of shopping...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

There is a large and beautiful fountain in this square You can sit and enjoy people watching whilst having a drink of having food

Thank Gerard m
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We had an apartment in the Presqu'ile and it was an amazing place to be located, it seemed like the heart of Lyon, with the Rivers Rhône and Saône each side of us. Walking across the bridges to get to either side was a snap,...More

2  Thank KTGP
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We stayed on the Presqu'Ile and loved the scenery. This quarter is very urban and lively. A lot of Cafés and Restaurants and everything is very close by. We loved staying here and being in the middle of things. It is a perfect Point to...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Look other ways at each intersection and when you see something interesting, follow it! Little plazas dot the Pres'Ile with churches, schools, museums and government buildings along with gorgeous fountains. Rue Merciere is the place to find a restaurant or bistro. Don't miss the booksellers...More

Thank Merrill M
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Nice area to walk around. Lots of cute shops to check out - most have candy/chocolate although we did buy some delicious fresh cherries here

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 21 June 2018

As with so many French cities, history comes alive in the Lyon's Old Town. It is here that one can appreciate the beautiful architecture, learn about French history, shop for elegant products and indulge in the best of French cuisine. The environment is enchanting But...More

Thank Howard L
Reviewed 27 May 2018

I really liked this area of Lyon. It is situated between the Rhône and Saône rivers, and it is full of squares, larger and smaller streets, and many beautiful buildings. It has a very vibrant atmosphere, and can best be explored walking around. If you...More

4  Thank mathiasdebrouwer
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Another impressive building - really enjoyed walking around Lyon - it far exceeded expectation. A self-guided walking tour is really easy to put together and visit multiple attractions. A great day.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This seems to be one of the centers of the city where architecture, parks, shopping, restaurants and people meet. Almost an island, it seems to be one of the hearts of the action. This is a good place to stay....

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