Cycling in Lyon

Lyon has been a very bike-friendly city for ten years, and is very easy and safe to ride in.

Cycle Paths/Routes:

There are new bike paths every month. Via Rhona is the main cycle route along the banks of the Rhone.

Attractions/sights accessible by bicycle from the city centre:

Foueviele Church (15 mins), Golden head Park (15 mins), Old Town (2 mins), Confluence District (10 mins), Croix Rousse Hill (15 mins).

Mayor's stance on cycling:

This is a priority for him; 1000km of bike path by 2019 is his goal!




Very Hilly

Bicycle theft:

Happens occasionally

Cycling at night:

My company provides a night bike tour

Read more about bicycles on public transport in Lyon

Take a guided bike tour in Lyon