Explore Lyon City
Located in the heart of the Lyon’s 6th district, Le Roosevelt Hotel is strategically situated to explore the historic centre.
Famous for its gastronomy and the major role it played in the history of French cinema, Lyon is a fascinating city to explore all year round.
The hotel which is just 10 minutes walk away from the Opera House and near the museum of Fine Arts and the museum of Contemporary Art.
Business travellers will appreciate the proximity of Lyon La Part Dieu railway station and business Centre, or the convention centre at the Cité Internationale
Lyon is also home to a historic urban park, La Tête d’Or, which is situated near our hotel.
This large botanical garden has a lake and a zoo, and is perfect for a long stroll or a morning run.
Make the most of your stay with the Lyon City Card! This city pass includes public transport, access to museums, temporary exhibitions, as well as an array of benefits and discounts. Available from reception. Ce pass urbain comprend un accès aux transports en commun, aux musées (expositions temporaires comprises) ainsi qu’une série d’avantages et de remises. Disponible à la réception.
Learn all about the history of Lyon during a fascinating guided tour of the old city centre, and discover the “Traboules”, ancient passageways used by silk workers.
Parc de la Tête d’Or
Just 15 minutes walk from the hotel Le Roosevelt, the Parc de la Tête d’Or covers an area of 105 hectares.
One enters by 7 entries , the most remarkable is the door of Enfants du Rhône which opens the view of a 16-hectare lake
Extensive lawns interspersed with groves of centuries-old trees. Flower beds , beds of roses or peonies, bring in all seasons colorful and fragrant buttons.
The park is home to the zoo where there are nearly 400 animals divided into 64 species
The Park of the Golden Head is open to the public and admission is free.
Whether you are looking to experience traditional cuisine or to treat yourself to a Michelin-starred restaurant, Lyon has it all.
Here are a few key addresses:
- Paul Bocuse – 2 Michelin stars
- Le 9ème art – 2 Michelin stars
- Le Passe temps – 1 étoile au Guide Michelin
- Pierre Orsi – Relais & Châteaux
- Le Gourmet de Seze – 1 Michelin stars
- For a list of Bouchons Lyonnais visit
- Les Halles Paul Bocuse
Shopping and good tips
Lyon is a bustling city filled with history and culture. It offers fantastic shopping opportunities, such as Bernachon’s famous chocolate shop or the boutiques of the Cours Franklin Roosevelt. The Rue Edouard Herriot offers high-end shopping, and the huge La Part Dieu shopping mall has a choice of 267 stores.
Find out what’s happening in town during your stay by visiting www.monweekendalyon.com