16 Sights in Tassin-la-Demi-Lune, France (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Tassin-la-Demi-Lune, 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 16 sights are available in Tassin-la-Demi-Lune, France.

List of cities in France Sightseeing Tours in Tassin-la-Demi-Lune

1. Villa Gillet

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Villa Gillet is located in Parc de la Cerisaie, Lyon. It is the home of contemporary writing in Europe and internationally. It provides writers, thinkers and artists with a voice. It is a cultural institution interested in all forms of culture: literature, humanities, political and social sciences, history, contemporary art, etc. It brings together artists, writers, novelists and researchers from all over the world to promote public thinking on the problems of our time through meetings, debates, round tables and readings. The city of Lyon, the Lyon Metropolitan Area, the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Regional Cultural Service, the National Book Centre and Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes have contributed in part to its operation. From 1989 to 2019, it was led by Guy Walter, who was also food director.

Wikipedia: Villa Gillet (FR)

2. Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

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Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon - Photo Corentin Mossière / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon is a municipal museum of fine arts in the French city of Lyon. Located near Place des Terreaux, it is housed in a former Benedictine convent which was active during the 17th and 18th centuries. It was restored between 1988 and 1998, remaining open to visitors throughout this time despite the restoration works. Its collections range from ancient Egyptian antiquities to the Modern art period, making the museum one of the most important in Europe. It also hosts important exhibitions of art, for example the exhibitions of works by Georges Braque and Henri Laurens in the second half of 2005, and another on the work of Théodore Géricault from April to July 2006. It is one of the largest art museums in France.

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3. Site historique de Lyon

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The Vieux Lyon is the largest Renaissance district of Lyon. In 1964, Vieux-Lyon, the city's oldest district, became the first site in France to be protected under the Malraux law to protect France's cultural sites. Covering an area of 424 hectares between the Fourvière hill and the river Saône, it is one of Europe’s most extensive Renaissance neighborhoods. There are three distinct sections: Saint Jean, Saint Paul and Saint Georges. In 1998, Vieux Lyon was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List along with other districts in Lyon because of its historical importance and architecture.

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4. Opéra de Lyon

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The Opéra Nouvel in Lyon, France, is the home of the Opéra National de Lyon. The original opera house was re-designed by the distinguished French architect, Jean Nouvel between 1985 and 1993 in association with the agency of scenography dUCKS scéno and the acoustician Peutz. Serge Dorny was appointed general director in 2003.

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5. Galeries souterraines de la balme Saint-Clair

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Les Ar ê tes de Poisson, also known as Balme Saint-Clair Underground Gallery or R é seau des Fantasques, is an underground gallery network in Lyon, consisting of a main gallery and 32 or 34 side galleries, from Rh ó ne to Magneval Street. The second vertebra is perpendicular to the first vertebra, but does not serve the edge.

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6. Jardin Rosa Mir

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Jardin Rosa Mir Aurelie Chaumat / Public domain

The Jardin Rosa Mir is a garden located in the center of La Croix-Rousse quarter in the 4th arrondissement of Lyon, and created by Jules Senis. It is housed in a courtyard of the building at No. 83 Grande Rue de la Croix-Rousse. It can be accessed through a path located at No. 87 in the same street.

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7. Le Gros Caillou

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The Gros Caillou is one of the symbols of the Croix-Rousse district in Lyon, France. Erected as a stele, this massive gray-white rock very hard of 24 t, is a quartzite whose mineralogical composition shows that it was transported from the Alps to Lyon by glaciers: this is called an erratic block.

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8. Théâtre de la Croix Rousse

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Théâtre de la Croix Rousse Benoît Prieur / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Croix-Rousse Theatre is a theatre located in Joannßs-Ambre Square in the fourth district of Lyon, which was built in the late 1920s. The designer of this place is Michelle Lu-Spitz. The interior was restored by architect Georges Bacconnier in 1980.

Wikipedia: Théâtre de la Croix-Rousse (FR)

9. Maison des Canuts

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The Maison des Canuts is a museum located in Lyon on the hill of Croix-Rousse, in the Rhône department, Rhône-Alpes. It presents collections relating to the Canuts, in particular looms that are still functional and used during the visits.

Wikipedia: Maison des Canuts (FR)

10. Portail du Château de la Tourette

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The Château de la Tourette was a pleasure residence located in the district of La Croix-Rousse in Lyon. It was completely destroyed with the exception of the main gate, classified as a historical monument by decree of 22 January 1910.

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11. Édouard Herriot

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Édouard Herriot AnonymousUnknown author (Keystone France) / Public domain

Édouard Marie Herriot was a French Radical politician of the Third Republic who served three times as Prime Minister and for many years as President of the Chamber of Deputies. He was leader of the first Cartel des Gauches.

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12. Église Notre-Dame de l'Annonciation

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Église Notre-Dame de l'Annonciation Jean-Baptiste Martin / CC0

The church of Notre-Dame-de-l'Annonciation is a church assigned to Catholic worship located on the Place de Paris, opposite the Gare de Vaise, in the 9th arrondissement of Lyon, of which it is a "real visual signal".

Wikipedia: Église Notre Dame de l'Annonciation (Lyon) (FR)

13. Louise Labé

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Louise Labé Pierre Woeiriot / Public domain

Louise Charlin Perrin Labé,, also identified as La Belle Cordière, was a feminist French poet of the Renaissance born in Lyon, the daughter of wealthy ropemaker Pierre Charly and his second wife, Etiennette Roybet.

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14. Église Notre-Dame-Saint-Vincent

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The Église Notre Dame Saint-Vincent is a Roman Catholic church located in Lyon, on the banks of the Saône, quai Saint-Vincent, in the 1st arrondissement of Lyon. In 1984, it was classified as monument historique.

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15. Le Chant des Canuts

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Georges Salendre, born March 1, 1890 in Romanèche-la-Montagne, commune of Hautecourt-Romanèche (Ain) and died March 25, 1985 in Pierre-Bénite (Rhône), is a French sculptor mainly active in Lyon and its region.

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16. Parc de la Cerisaie

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The parc de la Cerisaie is an urban park in the Croix-Rousse 4th arrondissement of Lyon, France. It is partially situated on a slope, leading from the plateau of the Croix-Rousse down towards the river Saône.

Wikipedia: Parc de la Cerisaie (EN)

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