To go to Lyon…
You can get there directly by train from Méximieux station. With free parking you will avoid road traffic and get off at Perrache or Part Dieu station. Lyon has a good public transport network, metro, tram, bus, velolib that will allow you to easily visit Lyon. Watch the evening hours of trains back on Meximieux there is no train all night.
From St Jean you can walk on the hill overlooking Lyon and his vieuws to the basilica. A breathtaking view of the capital of Gaul, will bring your eyes to the Alps. If you do not have the courage to climb, take the “String” a cabletrain that will make your climb the few 120 meters without trouble.
Quais de Saône
From Vaise, take the Vaporetto and walk along Old Lyon and Fourvière with a different look. You will admire the monuments that are the St Jean Cathedral or the former Palais of Justice with these 24 columns. You will pass 5 bridges to disembark at Confluence, the new modern district of Lyon.