Facts: We are traveling with another couple to France in late September 2022: three days in Paris, two days in Reims, 5 days based in Beaune exploring the vineyards and towns of Burgundy et al, and then Lyon to return our car before taking a flight to Italy. As I die hard Francophile, I could not just pass through Lyon without stopping to enjoy this remarkable city. So I must convince my travel companions on making this extra stop for just a day or two. Prefer experiencing local French food and wine, la Vieux Lyon et traboules before we leave France. No museums. Want to walk the city and experience Lyon as if we were locals.
Question: Where can we stay that we can walk to Vieux Lyon easily and also walk to local restaurants? Suggestions for "must experience" local restaurants? Suggestions on getting local taxi or UBER to the Lyon Airport in Saint Exupéry from the Hotel?
Any other "must see sights before we leave France" ?