Region: Auvergne-rhône-alpes Department: Rhône (69) Population: 506,615 Average House Price: €494,600 Property price movement: Past 3 months +1%, past year +3.2%, past five years +21.1%
Vieux Lyon: Between Fourvière hill and the River Saône, with charming traboules and Renaissance architecture. Confluence: Where the Rhône and Saône converge, with contemporary architecture – the city of the future. Croix-rousse: Lyon’s second hill (‘the hill that works’ while Fourvière was ‘the hill that prays’), formerly home to Lyon’s silk manufacturers; today you’ll find stylish silk workshops, lovely old buildings and a village atmosphere. Presqu’île: The heart of Lyon, between the Rhône and the Saône rivers, with commercial streets and roads dotted with luxury boutiques, and Renaissance and 19thcentury buildings. Lyon metropolis: The greater Lyon area encompassing suburbs and towns such as Caluire-et-cuir (affordable and popular with families) and Villeurbanne, which has a popular Sunday flea market.