Jardin botanique du Parc de la Tête d’Or is a government funded public park in Lyon. Not only does it contain the largest botanical garden in France, it also has a zoo! We saw hundreds of varieties of plants and flowers. My favorites were the rose garden and the endless patches of scrubs. Surprisingly, my […]
Like I said, we were in Lyon to taste the stars and Au 14 Fevrrier was the second Michelin stared restaurant we booked. Only servicing 14 people a night, they kept the place spacious and quiet with exceptional customer service. Au 14 Fevrrier means “the 14th of February” in French. Naturally, everything in the restaurant […]
Tetedoie of Lyon was our first Michelin stared restaurant in France. Located on a hill that overlooked the entire city, the view was amazing especially at night. The restaurant was decorated with whimsical and colorful artwork. We were a bit early when we arrived but the hostess had no issue seating us. There was already […]
Odeon of Lyon also know as the Ancient Theatre of Fourvière was a must-see attraction. Constructed by the Romans in the early bcs, the monument was still in great condition. Although it was considered as a “small” stadium, it could sit up to 10,000 people. I’m glad we wore comfortable shoes to climb the cobble […]
First night in Lyon, we had dinner at Aux Trois Filles. Located near the center of Old Lyon, the neighborhood was very lively. Street musicians played while we dined. It was like the story book version of being in France! The food was pretty decent. I especially enjoyed the duck!
We stayed in Lyon for 3 days. Our sole purpose there was to experience the gastronomic culture. With 16 Michelin stared restaurants with in 18.51 sq miles, it’s the gourmet capital of France. We were lucky enough to get reservations to 2 of the 1 Michelin stared restaurants which I’ll post separately later. Here’s what […]