Lyon, a breeding ground for young designers
The city is crammed with talented designers and attracts amateurs of new shopping experiences. Mainly based on the Presqu’île and in Croix Rousse pentes, Lyon's young talent has likewise elected domicile at the "Village des Créateurs" in Passage Thiaffait. A creators' gathering site which represents the "made in Lyon" originality.
The private kingdomof antique dealers and vintage fashion
Lyon Metropole boasts approximately 650 antique dealers mainly located on the Presqu’île in the Auguste Comte district and also in Villeurbanne at La Cité des Antiquaires and the Puces du Canal (flea market).
In existence for over twenty years now, the Puces du Canal is the second largest flea market in France. Finally, amateurs and connoisseurs of vintage fashion meet every year in March at the Vintage Fashion Market.
Le Carré d’Or in Lyon
Le Carré d'Or, located between Place Bellecour and Place des Cordeliers, is home to over 70 luxury stores and ideal for a relaxed stroll. Ever since the 19th century, Passage de l'Argue in the heart of Le Carré d’Or, between Rue de la République and Rue Edouard Herriot, has housed stores steeped in old-fashioned charm. Here, stores of yore offer visitors a shopping experience worthy of a different era.
Big name brandsin Lyon
Lyon boasts major international brands. They are to be found around Rue de la République and Rue Grôlée, making this one of the top districts for shopping. The Part-Dieu shopping centre (one of the largest in Europe) and the Confluence trade and leisure centre are also essential shopping hubs in the metropolitan area. It is worth noting that a brand village boasting 120 stores has opened in spring 2018.
Buying souvenirs in Lyon
As a tourist destination, Lyon has many souvenir shops, mainly located in Vieux-Lyon and Place Bellecour.
Did you know?
Every two years, the "Lyon Shop Design" competition, implemented by Lyon's Chamber of Commerce rewardsthe five trendiest stores in town and the "Tendance Presqu’île" association highlights the diversity of the shopping area of the Presqu’île.