Situated in east-central France between Paris and Marseille lays Lyon, the capital of the Rhone-Alpes region. Known for its historical and architectural landmarks, Lyon is undoubtedly a beautifully striking town.
Often described as the capital of gastronomy due to the high quantity of restaurants and famous French chefs in and around the area, you’ll be sure to find a good place to eat.
Why not try some Lyon delicacies such as; Saucisson de Lyon (sausage) or Cervelle de canut (cheese dip/spread) or pay a visit to ‘Chokola’ a shop/laboratory created by Sebastien Bouillet which is even made out of chocolate in some parts, it is an essential for all chocolate lovers! Got your mouth watering? Book a room with Infotel today!
Lyon offers a wide array of activities from seeing the sights of the roman ruins of the amphitheatre on Fourvière Hill to visiting the ‘Bec de Jazz’ bar, Lyon has something that will appeal to you!
Why not head to ‘Parc de la tête d’or’ (Golden Head park) the largest urban park in France? It contains a small zoo open for tourists, a mini train, mini golf, horse riding, a veledrome and various other sporting equipment, in addition there is also a large lake which is used for boating in the summer.
To add some more culture into your French holiday why not visit
Musée de beaux-arts de Lyon, a fine art museum home to the works of Picasso, Monet and Van Gogh amongst many other notable artists. To add to your knowledge of France the Gallo-Roman museum showcases many valuable objects and artwork found on the roman Lyon site.
Well known for its French boutiques Lyon has great shopping facilities and even it’s own China town or ‘Supermarché aise’ as it’s known as in Lyon.
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