Sometimes you need to take a break from a hard day’s job and feel relaxed. A better way to spend the rest of the day is by having a chilled bottle of drink in rooftop terraces. Lyon has beautiful rooftop spots that could help you ease your mind off a stressful day and make you feel alive. These are the best rooftop bars you can find in the city.
This is one of the biggest rooftop bars in the city of Lyon. It is a place worth visiting while exploring beautiful places in Lyon. O Jardin is slightly far from the city center, in the district of Vaise. The terrace has a height of 400metres that makes it quite invisible from the street. You will find its delicious artisanal cuisines quite affordable, as well as the wine, served there. There is a field for a typical southern French petanque game, a bar with a barbecue and a garden with an umbrella for lounging.
Les Terrasses de Lyon
Although known as a convent built in the 17th century, with its ocher-filled walls, it exudes an exotic Italian charm. Les Terrasses de Lyon is interpreted as ‘the terraces (or rooftops) of Lyon’ in French and is located on the heights of the lovely Fourviere hill. It is a gourmet restaurant that you will find people from all over the city having a great time. The terrace offers you a spectacular view while enjoying the delicious cuisines of Chef Davy Tissot, a popular chef in the city.
If you desire to club after a hectic day, then you should visit the famous Le Sucre rooftop terrace. It is renowned for being the finest rooftop in the city. Le Sucre means ‘the sugar’ and is located on the rooftop of an industrial building of the 30s. The terrace offers you panoramic views right in the heart of the creative district, La Confluence. You will find people clubbing here at this place till dawn.
Les Terasses Saint-Pierre
This is an ideal place for you to be in Lyon. Les Terasses Saint-Pierre is a hidden terrace located on the first floor of the museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. It is in the historic center of the city, just underneath the lime trees. Come over to this gorgeous environment to feel relaxed and enjoy some lemonade and innovative cuisine. Taking a walk around the museum and getting to know some historical facts about the city will be nice.
Bar Melhor is a romantic place for a cocktail with great views located on the 8th floor of the Sofitel Bellecoure. The place looks small, but you will find it always crowded. It’s advisable you visit there early in order to secure a seat and get a place where you could have a perfect panoramic view of the city. Bar Melhor offers decent cocktails and cuisines that you will find amazing. It is the best place to spend a cool evening with your family or friends while on vacation here.