Musée des Beaux-Arts - Considered to be one of the top fine art museums in France, right alongside the Lourve, Musée des Beaux-Arts showcases some of the most expansive collections of European artwork, including antiques, sculptures, paintings and decorative arts from ancient Egypt to present times. The museum also famously carries the work of renowned artists such as Rembrandt, Delacroix, Monet and Picasso.

Musée Miniature et Cinéma - This unique museum is a must-visit for its amusing, one-of-a-kind art. Artist Dan Ohlmann has commissioned over 100 miniature scenes in hyper-realistic, three-dimensional forms. Housed within a 16th century building, the site itself is a UNESCO appointed world heritage site.

Street Art - Look out for a series of life-sized murals that pepper the walls of the city. Created by CitéCréation cooperative, there are over 100 wall murals that depict the daily-life, as well as crucial historical moments and figures in Lyon.

Traboules - Venture down the historically poignant traboules in the Croix Rousse district. This labyrinth of hidden passageways and stairs used to connect courtyards and homes to the river in Medieval times, and were used as escape routes during the German occupation. Follow a trail of these long-forgotten architectural feats in a modern-day walking tour.