With a rich history spanning 2,000 years, Lyon is situated on the meeting point of the Rhône and Saône rivers and rests below the impressive Fourvière and Croix Rousse hills.
You can find a remarkable architectural heritage. Across its various districts, Lyon exhibits a wide range of architecture. from the Roman vestiges in the Fourvière district to the “traboule” passageways of the Vieux-Lyon Renaissance district.
Lyon is famous all over the world for the art of fine living. With many Michelin-star restaurants, famous chefs, typical “bouchon” restaurants, café bistros and avant-gardist dining experiences.
The city vibrates with many events. Some of the most famous include the Festival of Lights, the Contemporary Art Biennale, the Dance Biennale, the Nuits Sonores (electronic music festival), the Nuits de Fourvière performing arts festival, the Quais du Polar crime fiction festival and the Greater Lyon Film Festival