Lyon will always be waiting for you

Want to discover new places? We offer an immersive experience of Lyon, to learn about our destination and explore the city with its rivers and hills.

Last updated date : 12/05/2020

Boasting more than 2000 years of history, the city of Lyon takes you on a journey back through the centuries. From its founding by the Romans to its contemporary buildings, it offers a chance to discover various architectural styles through the ages. UNESCO made no mistake when it listed 427 hectares of the city centre as World Heritage in 1998!

Discover a drone's eye view of Lyon city centre with its architecture, historical districts and lively streets!

If you would like to download this video (for promotional use only; commercial use forbidden), please contact us directly.


You can also follow Julie’s tips to discover Lyon remotely through its cultural venues and tourism stakeholders, who have put their resources online during this difficult period.


Would you like to learn about our destination?

Fill this form to receive our destination promotion kit:


Saucisson lyonnais - Jacques du Sordet


Lyon is a city that is known around the world for its gastronomy, through the iconic figures of the Mères Lyonnaises (Lyon’s famous female chefs) and Paul Bocuse. Located at a geographical crossroads, it benefits from its surrounding terroirs and quality wines.


Do you like to travel through cooking? Lyon’s chefs have shared their best recipes, to bring Lyon to your dining table!



We cannot wait to welcome you once again and share our city’s rich heritage and gastronomy.

In the meantime, we will be delighted to answer any questions you may have.

Place Bellecour - Tristan Deschamps

Would you like a personalised presentation?

Contact us to organise a telephone call in French or English, to answer all your questions or benefit from a 30-minute training course on our destination!

There are two topics to choose from:

  • General presentation of Lyon and its assets
  • What’s new in our destination

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to receive our destination training documents (in PDF format), with 10 reasons to bring your clients to Lyon, as well as all the major news about Lyon.


Contact of the Promotion Department

Blandine Thenet, Head of the Promotion Department [email protected]
Eléonore Delenne, Promotion Officer [email protected]
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Take care of yourselves and your loved ones!
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