Jardin André Malraux to Saint Jean
Begin up at Jardin André Malraux, directly next to Place des Minimus and Théâtres Romains funicular stop, where in you will find the celebrated « Expérimentations étudiantes.». These 19 selected will be in the Garden André Malraux. Once finished, take the funicular back to Vieux lyon or walk down Rue des Farges and a left on Rue Tramassac. Follow it down until Saint-Jean comes into view.
Saint-Jean to Pont Bonaparte
Once at Saint-Jean, from its southern most edge of the Place de Saint Jean, you should be able to see Pont Bonaparte where Louxor Spectacle & Vincent Loubert have set up their « Colossus » instillation. And likewise, once on the bridge itself, Bellecour is within eyeshot to the east.
Pont Bonaparte to Bellecour
After crossing the bridge, Bellecour’s expansive nature-themed installation is laid out in full view, stretching near cross the whole of the Place. Enjoy 500 lighted cattails (or « pampas.») and large florescent kits. Fully transforming the Place into a garden of light.
After arriving in Bellecour, You would then be in near dead center in the Fête des Lumières and would have the entire festival to choose where to go next from.