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Lyon, France

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  • Photo of Lyon, France
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'The long history of Lyons, which was founded by the Romans in the 1st century B.C. as the capital of the Three Gauls and has continued to play a major role in Europe's political, cultural and economic development ever since, is vividly illustrated by its urban fabric and the many fine historic buildings from all periods.'

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  • Rhône-Alpes Region by Rail

    The Rhône-Alpes region has the Rhône, with verdant green surrounds and calm lakes to 'take the waters' around, and the Alps, with peaks that both provide and create chocolate box views: pretty hamlets included.

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Check your museum opening times carefully - which a lot of stuff in Lyon is open Sundays there's not as much open Mondays and quite a few of the best attractions are open between Wednesday and Sunday. Just a tip there.

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thanks for the tip!

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