I love Lyon!! The staff at the Tourist information centre in Bellecour could noyt have been more helpful. A worthwhile purchase.
It is fantastic value. I have visited a number of museums, taken the metro and buses and I even did a our of Old Lyon that was very informative and interesting. I would highly recommend it.
This was well worth the money and great way to take in Lyon in one day. We picked up our card at the Lyon tourism office, and it was one of the most well-organized and beautiful office we have ever been in. The people there were very helpful and gave us lots of tips for how to take full advantage of the card. We took advantage of the hop on/hop off bus tour and we visited 2 museums. We also took advantage of the extremely well organized and easy to use public transportation system to save some walking time. I would highly recommend to anyone visiting Lyon.
The city card was well worth it. If you're only spending a few days in the city I would highly reccommend this, as this saves you having to worry about buying the correct tickets for the correct destinations constantly. It not only gets you onto the public transport system but also into museums.
So glad we purchased the Lyon city card. Getting around Lyon was easy and everyone was very helpful.
Enjoyed two museums and the transit parts of the Lyon card. I think it paid for itself in one day!
The City Card was wonderful. It got us into a lot of places and allowed us on all public transportation (rail/buses) for free.
Great purchase. maps and information helped a lot. access to attractions n free transport saved lots!
Having the card saved to,e and money. There was no waiting to get in places. Using the metro was streamlined tremendously. Everyone who goes to visit Lyon should get o e!
We purchased the 3-day pass. Over the course of the three days we visited only half a dozen of the included attractions, but combined with the transport pass, we still got good value out of the Lyon City Card. What purchasing the card did for us was give us lots of information about Lyon and lots of options so that we could tailor our sightseeing to our interests. It also encouraged us to go to a couple of attractions that, if we had to pay specifically for that attraction, we may not have gone but as it was included in the price of the Card, we went along.
We would certainly recommend the Lyon City Card.
superb. it'll be great if we can get refund for public transport (which is covered in the card) that we spend to get the card in the Tourism Office
We went there for a day trip during our visit to Switzerland. Great value and the cruise was very informative.
Joanne R USA
Completely satisfied with the Lyon Card. The Tourist office was helpful and made the trip great! Prompt efficient service.
the card was very useful though a few of the activities were reduced not free
Good value for the money. Maybe travel with a partner who is more interested in museums.....lol
Sandra N Australia
This was great value, we used it on all public transport, all Museums, exhibitions walking tour and a Cruise up the river. Very user friendly and efficient.
richard w Australia
Good value and even more so if you can get organised with planning. This i did not do but by asking the right questions at the Tourist Centre where I collected the card I still think great value. (The boat cruise is fantastic and recommendation to spend time in old part of the city across the river and up to the Cathedral made for a memorable day)
Be aware that this card is valid from the morning of the day stated. Not from the time that it is activated. As we had a difficult time finding the tourist bureau, we didn't get the value from it that we would have wished.
Was in some ways dissapointed with it as we had booked a 3-day pass for a 4-day stay and only found later that we could not use it on public transport on arrival as you have to travel to the tourist info centre to get it validated. This meant paying to get to the hotel and either taking all our luggage with us to the TIC en-route or going to the hotel and out again!!!!!! For the cost per day (£22) for 2 persons, you have to pull in a lot to make it worth it, especially as we did not spend any on day one. The only way we got some of it back was to travel on the bus on our 4th day to the station in the morning, saving around 3 euros each, so in actual fact it was nearer £30 per day over the 2 remaining full days left to spend. The big bonus was the freedom to just jump on and off the local transport and go on the river boat and into one of the museums. I am not certain I would have bothered with the museum though if I had not felt that I had to spend it on something! I do not think that it is worth what it costs do do that though, so would not buy one next time.
I do not think a 2 day pass is worth buying if in town for that short of time. You can walk to most all sites if you stay in central Lyon. The Lyon City Card did entitled you to a free walking tour which was informative and appreciated. There was also a hour long boat ride (nice for photos) included in the Lyon City Card.
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