Book Market


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Book Market

Every weekend booksellers set up their stalls along the Saône River and display their huge collections of unique and hard-to-find books. Most are in French, but diligent searching can yield a truly once-in-a-lifetime find in any language. Truly a must for bibliophiles.


Shopping becomes deceptively relaxed in a pedestrian-friendly city like Lyon. All you have to do is to follow the pedestrian route along the rue de la République and rue Président Edouard Herriot for your credit card to become overheated. But don’t forget that you are at the hub of the gastronomic galaxy. Failing to take a few samples of local specialities home would be a great mistake.