Information About Lyon

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Once known as the silk capital of the world, Lyons’ historical significance was recognised by the awarding of UNESCO world heritage status in 1998 to its beautiful historic centre.

Lyons is also known as the gastronomic capital of France, and many of France’s finest chefs are to be found here.

Lyons borders on two major wine-growing areas, and is famous in particular for the local Beaujolais- all in all, Lyons is the place to be for the amateur food-lover or aspiring gastronome!