While staying in the area, why not spend a few hours exploring nearby areas, like Lyon, Charbonnieres-les-Bains and Tassin-la-Demi-Lune.
To really get a feel for Lyon, visit one of its many cultural destinations. Spend a quiet afternoon admiring the exhibits at the Centre d'Histoire de la Resistance et de la Deportation, the Lyon Museum of Fine Arts and the Lyon History Museum. For a great night out, reserve seats at the Halle Tony Garnier, Guignol Theater and theatre des Celestins, one of the area’s great live concert venues. Popular art galleries, include the Musee d'Art Contemporain.
If you're here with children, enjoy a world of entertainment and learning at the Quai Tilsit Vaporetto Stop, the Confluence Vaporetto Stop and the Quai de Bondy Vaporetto Stop. Take your family to a visit to Lyon Aquarium in La Mulatiere, and see some fascinating creatures.
Get your body moving in the great outdoors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Spend a morning in one of the parks and gardens, which include the Tete d'Or Park.
Visitors looking for interesting places to visit in and around the Marcy-l'Etoile area should not miss out on the Place de la Croix Rousse, Oxygen Tower and Place Carnot. Take the time to visit sacred places such as the Notre Dame Basilica. Enjoy the atmosphere and gain an appreciation of the religious history of the area.
To shop for local fashion or enjoy a light meal, visit the Lyon Confluence Shopping Center and the Part Dieu Mall.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, think about making a reservation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Take your pick from the Hôtel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery Collection, the Mercure Lyon Centre Saxe Lafayette, or the Campanile Lyon Centre-Berges du Rhône.