9 Sights in Francheville, France (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Francheville, 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 9 sights are available in Francheville, France.

List of cities in France Sightseeing Tours in Francheville

1. Basilique Saint-Martin d'Ainay

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Basilique Saint-Martin d'Ainay
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The Basilica of Saint-Martin d'Ainay is a Romanesque church in Ainay in the Presqu'île district in the historic centre of Lyon, France. A quintessential example of Romanesque architecture, it was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List along with other notable buildings in the centre of Lyon as a testimony to Lyon's long history as an important European town and unique blend of architectural styles.

Wikipedia: Basilica of Saint-Martin d'Ainay (EN)

2. Hôtel de Sarron

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The Salen Hotel is a building that was placed on the list of historic monuments under the decree of 19 November 1991 and is located in the second district of Lyon. It was the office of the printing house and bookshop of Mathieu Paquet, and later became the office of the Lyon Southeastern newspaper with the Lyon Express printed on it.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Sarron (FR)

3. Église Saint-Just

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The church of Saint-Just or Saint-Just of the Maccabees church, is a church in Lyon, France. It is located at 41 rue des Farges, in Lyon and until 2014, the church hosted the "French-speaking Orthodox parish of the Holy Encounter", a parish of the Orthodox Byzantine rite dependent on the patriarchate of Constantinople.

Wikipedia: Church of Saint-Just, Lyon (EN)

4. Maison Saint-Joseph

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The Séminaire Saint-Irénée is a former seminary dedicated to Saint Irénée, located in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon. This building, listed as a historic monument on March 22, 2007 and labeled "Heritage of the 20th century", was sold in 2010 to a real estate developer and recreated in Lyon.

Wikipedia: Séminaire Saint-Irénée (Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon) (FR)

5. Basilique funéraire Saint-Laurent de Choulans

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Saint-Laurent-de-Choulans is an archaeological site located at the foot of the entrance of the Fourvißre tunnel in Lyon, dating back to the Melovin dynasty. The site includes the remains of a church surrounded by a fenced Christian cemetery, which covers an area of 0.5 to 1 hectare.

Wikipedia: Basilique funéraire Saint-Laurent de Choulans (FR)

6. Statue de Monsieur Ampère

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Ampere Monument is a statue of Ampere Square in the second district of Lyon, France. It was installed in 1888 and represents the sitting of scientist Andre-Marie Ampel. Its sculptor is Charles Texto, its architect is Joseph Dubizon, and its founder is Tiebaut.

Wikipedia: Monument à Ampère (FR)

7. Mausolée romain du Sévir Turpio

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Turpio's tomb, a Roman tomb, is part of ten funeral monuments discovered outside Lyon in 1885, when cleanup work was carried out in the St. Juster district. This group can be connected with the ancient cemetery in Trion.

Wikipedia: Tombeau de Turpio (FR)

8. Site archéologique de Saint-Just Les Minimes

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The Basilica of Saint-Just also known as Saint-Just basilica or the Maccabees Basilica was one of the oldest and most powerful churches in the city of Lyon until it was destroyed during the French Wars of Religion.

Wikipedia: Basilica of Saint Justus (EN)

9. Église Saint-Irénée

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The Saint Irenaeus Church, Lyon, located on the heights of Lyon in the neighborhood of St. Irenaeus, is one of the oldest churches in France. It is named for Irenaeus first Bishop of Lyon and Primate of Gaul.

Wikipedia: Saint Irenaeus Church, Lyon (EN)

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