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Lyon

Welcome to the gastronomy capital of the world

Must see sights

  • The UNESCO-listed historic district
  • Old Lyon
  • the Fourvière Basilica
  • ancient amphitheaters
  • Place Bellecour
  • traditional Lyon restaurants
  • designer boutiques and antique shops
  • the banks of the Rhône River
  • the quays of the Saône and the Village des Créateurs

Highlights of the city

Historical legacy, gastronomy and the Festival of Lights.

The economic base

A very dynamic city at the heart of a thriving region.
Pharmaceutical and medical industries strongly represented. Highly developed biotechnology sector.

Conference spaces

Highly active when it comes to conferences, Lyon has two principal exposition hubs: Eurexpo, which welcomes international exhibitions, and Cité Internationale, closer to the center of town.

Getting here / Transportation

  • 27 km from the St Exupéry international airport
  • Two national train stations (2 hours from Paris by TGV)
  • Easy highway access (A6/A7)

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