Do you care about travelling in an environmentally responsible way? Here are several ideas to take the time to contemplate Lyon, and enjoy its heritage and authenticity, while leaving a smaller footprint.

Gare de la Part-Dieu - Lyon

Arriving by train

With 2 stations in the city center including Part-Dieu and Perrache , you will be sure to find your way in and out of the city. The TGV or fast speed train places Lyon in the center of Europe today: 2 hours from Paris (a train every 30 minutes), 3 hours from Lille, 1.40 hour from Marseille (22 round trips daily), 5 hours from London (by Eurostar) and 5.10 hours from Barcelone. The TGV also serves Chambéry, Annecy and Brussels as well as many other European cities...



In Lyon, we refill your drinking bottle with a smile!

View over Lyon's Opera © Brice Robert

10 sustainable experiences to be had, without compromise!

You can enjoy all Lyon has to offer while respecting the places and people around you.

Le tramway lyonnais © Arnaud Aimain / RUL

Travelling with TCL (Transports en Commun Lyonnais – Lyon’s public transport operator)

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Local and authentic addresses

The Lyon metropolitan area is brimming with producers, chefs, artisans and creative designers who are passionate about what they do. Visit them to discover their food, interior decoration and shopping gems, made locally and with love!  We won’t mind if you bring back a magnet anyway, but it would be a shame to miss out on these talented individuals who contribute to Lyon’s identity and richness!

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Limit or offset your trip’s footprint

While travelling and discovery is for many a great passion, the environmental, economic and societal emergencies that we face can no longer be ignored. As such, you are undoubtedly looking for solutions to limit your impact while travelling, something you may already be doing in your daily life.