Lyon, one of the most vibrant cities of France

Lyon is a livewire. With its ebullient gastronomy, cultural, art and shopping scene, it is one of the most vibrant cities of France. The city has a lot to entice an inquisitive visitor – nine neighbourhoods with their own quirks, fantastic river cruises, enchanting Roman ruins, high-profile museums, superb Opera and not to mention spectacular festivals. Savour the city by heading to the unique hilltop Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, spend a leisurely hour or two at Presqu’île, which is a lively commercial hub, eat at La Mère Brazier or La Machonnerie and enjoy fabulous live music at Ninkasi. Thus, it’s simply impossible to have a languid moment in Lyon.

Green hotels in Lyon

3.7 How green, clean and responsible is Lyon? This rating indicates how much a destination has progressed towards sustainability, based on the scores of 4 themes: Nature, Culture, Green Economy and if there has been developed a policy to maintain the these sustainable efforts in the future, captured in the theme Future Proof. If the destination managed to have a satisfactory level of efforts on all themes, it has received a rating higher than 6 with a green indicator. These best practices are an examples for the destinations with a rating lower than 6. These destinations with an orange or red indicator have a low performance but are working to convert towards a satisfactory sustainability performance in the future.

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  • 3.6Nature

    In this destination you have access to naturem the environment is respected and it is clean and green

    • 7.1wildlife watching
    • 3.7scenery
    • 1.2nature
    • 5.2Air quality
  • 7.1Culture

    In this destination the cultural elements like old artefacts, buildings or landscapes are taken care of and respected.

    • 7.7cultural heritage
    • 6.0local character
    • 7.3hospitality
    • 7.0human respect
  • 4.0Economy

    This destination provides means to organisations, inhabitants and visitors to create a green and clean environment (separate waste collection, green energy, climate adaptation)

    • 0.8tourisme sector
    • 4.6green economy
    • 6.6economy & society
  • 0.5Future proof

    This destination is doing its best to be a genuinely responsible, environmentally and economically healthy place now and in the future

    • 1.2green progress
    • 0.0destination certification