Sitting deep in France’s southern heartlands, the beautiful city of Lyon offers visitors a feast of history, culture and gastronomy. Firmly at the centre of the French Revolution and then made wealthy by the silk industry, Lyon is now a cosmopolitan and vibrant modern city packed with beautiful architecture, an incredible food scene, great weather and a friendly, laid-back atmosphere.
Lyon holds such an important place in French culture that the ancient city has been given UNESCO World Heritage Status
- Lyon is a foodie heaven, with a huge 22 Michelin stars
- Lyon is the home of cinema, with the first cinematograph camera invented here by the Lumière brothers