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Editable Vector Map of the Lyon France in SVG format.
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Principal streets and roads, names places, residential streets and roads, road number labels, water objects, land use areas.

Lyon France editable vector map svg free

Lyon France editable vector map svg free

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Lyon, France, is a city rich in history and culture, with a well-organized network of streets, roads, and distinctive districts. Here’s an overview of the principal streets, roads, and districts of Lyon:

Principal Streets and Roads

  1. Rue de la République: Often referred to as “Rue de la Ré,” this is one of the main shopping streets in Lyon, located in the Presqu’île district. It runs from Place Bellecour to Place de la Comédie.
  2. Cours Franklin Roosevelt: Located in the 6th arrondissement, this wide boulevard is lined with shops, cafes, and elegant buildings.
  3. Rue Victor Hugo: Another major shopping street, running parallel to Rue de la République, connecting Place Bellecour with the Perrache train station.
  4. Avenue Jean Jaurès: A major thoroughfare in the 7th arrondissement, connecting Place Jean Macé to the southern parts of the city.
  5. Boulevard des Belges: Known for its upscale residences, this boulevard runs along the Parc de la Tête d’Or in the 6th arrondissement.
  6. Avenue Foch: A prestigious avenue in the 6th arrondissement, close to the Rhône River, featuring luxury apartments and historic buildings.
  7. Rue Garibaldi: A long street crossing multiple districts, known for its commercial activities and residential areas.
  8. Quai Saint-Antoine: Running along the Saône River, this quay offers beautiful views and access to some of the city’s best restaurants and markets.
  9. Rue Mercière: Famous for its historical significance and vibrant nightlife, this street is filled with restaurants and bars.
  10. Avenue Berthelot: A significant road that crosses the 7th and 8th arrondissements, linking the central and southern parts of Lyon.

Principal Districts (Arrondissements)

  1. Presqu’île (1st and 2nd arrondissements): The heart of Lyon, located between the Rhône and Saône rivers, known for its shops, restaurants, and historical landmarks such as Place Bellecour and Place des Terreaux.
  2. Vieux Lyon (5th arrondissement): The Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with Renaissance buildings, cobblestone streets, and the famous Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière.
  3. Croix-Rousse (1st and 4th arrondissements): Known for its bohemian atmosphere, this hilltop district was historically the center of Lyon’s silk industry.
  4. La Confluence (2nd arrondissement): A modern district at the southern tip of the Presqu’île, known for its contemporary architecture and redevelopment projects.
  5. Part-Dieu (3rd arrondissement): A major business district with high-rise buildings, shopping centers, and the main train station, Gare Part-Dieu.
  6. Guillotière (7th arrondissement): A multicultural district with vibrant markets, restaurants, and bars, located close to the Rhône River.
  7. Brotteaux (6th arrondissement): An upscale residential area known for its beautiful architecture and proximity to Parc de la Tête d’Or.
  8. Gerland (7th arrondissement): Located in the southern part of the city, this district is known for its sports facilities, including the Stade de Gerland.
  9. Montchat (3rd arrondissement): A quiet residential area with a village-like atmosphere, known for its parks and family-friendly environment.
  10. Vaise (9th arrondissement): A developing district with a mix of residential and business areas, located to the northwest of the city center.

Each of these streets and districts contributes to the unique charm and character of Lyon, making it a dynamic and interesting city to explore.

Author: Kirill Shrayber, Ph.D.

I have been working with vector cartography for over 25 years, including GPS, GIS, Adobe Illustrator and other professional cartographic software.