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ViaRhôna, roaming along the Rhône river

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Lyon, a gastronomic capital

For many French people, the city of Lyon is known above all as a major gastronomic centre. From refined Michelin-starred restaurants to traditional bouchons (workers’ cafés), the choice is huge.

Tour rose LyonAt Lyon, discover a city packed with amazing historic monuments. Its Roman Fourvière and Renaissance Vieux Lyon quarters count among the areas designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town hosts international events like Biennales of dance and contemporary art, Les Nuits de Fourvière summer festival, Les Nuits Sonores electronic music festival and the Fête des Lumières, a huge light show c.8 December. Lyon is peppered with green spaces and trails, especially alongside the Rhône, with the Parc de la Tête d’Or and the recently, beautifully renovated quayside.