Welcome to the worldwide capital of gastronomy

Must-see sights

  • Old Lyon, an UNESCO-listed historic district 
  • Fourvière Basilica
  • Ancient amphitheaters
  • Place Bellecour
  • Bouchons (traditional Lyon restaurants)
  • Designer boutiques and antique shops
  • The banks of the Rhône River, the quays of the Saône
  • 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 (2h from Paris by TGV)
  • Easy highway access (A6/A7)

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