Situation and visits
The Phenix Hotel is a charming hotel situated at the heart of Lyon, in the 5th district, which is the historic district of Old Lyon, classified World heritage of the UNESCO, and very close from the TGV stations LYON PART DIEU and LYON PERRACHE, and the PRESQUILE district and its beautiful Place Cordeliers and Place Bellecour.
In the new district of the Confluence, take advantage of a beautiful zone of shopping, as well as of the magnificent Museum of Confluences : you can go there by the river shuttle ” Vaporetto ” the landing stage of which is situated in front of the hotel !
The district of Old Lyon where is situated the hotel, will offer you ballads to the heart of traboules and medieval alleys, marked out by the famous corks of Lyon, local specialities, and other shops of the country (silk).
Clown(Puppet theater), the typical bars, and the numerous cafés with live theater which surround us, will liven up your evenings of Lyon !
Then other visits if you stay longer the Cathedral St Jean and the Basilica of Fourvière, as well as the museums of the city center as the Museum of the Resistance, the Gadagne Museum or Museums of Fabrics Tissues and Decorative arts, and for the regional products stop in Halle (halls,markets) of Lyon Paul Bocuse, jewel of our world capital of the gastronomy.
Let us not forget the famous district of the Croix Rousse, with its series of the painted walls, the studios of the “silk manufacturer of Lyon” which open their doors within the framework of the ” alive Silk trade “, and the famous HOUSE OF THE SILK WORKERS redrawing the history of the brilliance of the silk trade of Lyon.
Of the Place Bellecour, between the Rhône and the Saône, via the Park of TETE D’OR, or old town, stroll and discover the treasors of our city of Lights !