Lyon is more than 2000 years old and, as a consequence, has exceptional cultural and tourist sites to visit such as the 3 Romans theaters, the cathedral, 29 museums and wonderful “Vieux Lyon”, one of the largest Renaissance quarters in Europe and now classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Lyon is the 'world capital of gastronomy' with an estimated 1500 restaurants (including the famous Bocuse restaurant). It is the birthplace of the cinema and is an international venue for leading-edge artistic events (dance festivals, contemporary art festivals to name but a few).
Lyon is close to the Alps (200 km from Mont Blanc), Paris (2 hours by TGV) and the French Riviera (1.5 hours by car). It is in the heart of the vineyards of Beaujolais, Burgundy and the Rhône valley. It is traversed by two rivers, the Rhône and the Saône, though the locals believe there is a third one: The Beaujolais River!
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