6 Sights in Caluire-et-Cuire, France (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Caluire-et-Cuire, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Caluire-et-Cuire, France.

List of cities in France Sightseeing Tours in Caluire-et-Cuire

1. Parc de la Tête d'Or

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The Parc de la Tête-d'Or is a public urban park located in Lyon, one of the largest in France. Designed by brothers Denis and Eugène Bühler, the park was opened in 1857 when the work was not completed. It is exactly contemporary with New York's Central Park, created the same year. The park was enriched with many buildings such as the large greenhouses in 1865, the velodrome, the guards' chalet and the park chalet in 1894, the fence in 1896, the collection greenhouses in 1899, the war memorial on Île aux Cygnes between 1914 and 1930 and the new rose garden between 1961 and 1964.

Wikipedia: Parc de la Tête d'or (FR)

2. World Markets

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World Markets is a sculpture by Wang Du depicting a crumpled and metallic leaflet of an economic newspaper. Realized in 2004, it was offered to the Museum of Contemporary Art of Lyon in 2009 by the textile company Tair Kameleone based in Villefranche-sur-Saône. It is installed in front of the MAC Lyon at the Cité Internationale, on the Parc de la Tête d'Or side along the Allée Achille-Lignon. It represents "both waste information and a retrospective reflection of reality". The work was first created for an exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo.

Wikipedia: World Markets (FR)

3. Truck

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Truck is a sculpture by Erwin Wurm, based on a work on a Mercedes 307 d truck. It was installed in front of the MAC Lyon at the Cité Internationale in 2007. The rear of the truck is curved as if it had "adapted to the situation, very smoothly". In fact, the back joins the verticality of a wall.

Wikipedia: Truck (Wurm) (FR)

4. Musée d'Art Contemporain

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The Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon is a museum devoted to contemporary art, located in the 6th arrondissement of Lyon, in the Cité Internationale, next to the cinema, in front of the Parc de la Tête d'Or. It had over 42,000 visitors in 2007.

Wikipedia: Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon (EN)

5. Château de la Jayère

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The Château de la Jayère is a former country house located in the 9th arrondissement of Lyon, in the metropolis of Lyon. On the hillside, below the district of La Duchère, it dominates the plain of Saône and the district of Vaise.

Wikipedia: Château de la Jayère (FR)

6. Villa Tony Garnier à son amie

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The villa of Miss Bachelard is located at 7 rue de la Mignonne, Saint-Rambert-l'île-Barbe district in Lyon, in the Rhône department. This villa is a realization of elements of the industrial city imagined by Tony Garnier.

Wikipedia: Villa de Tony Garnier (FR)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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