Traditionally spelt Lyons in English, this a city in east-central France, situated between Paris and Marseille. Lyon is the third largest city in France and is the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region. As a gastronomic and historical city, Lyon also has a vibrant cultural scene, with outstanding art museums, fantastic shopping, and a thriving nightlife. It is a dynamic city with plenty to offer travelers.
The city of Lyon is the headquarters for ADERLY, Chambre du commerce et d’industrie, and Grand Lyon. Lyon is ranked as the 14th best city in the European Union when it comes to creating companies and investments. High-tech industries like biotechnology, software development, game design, and internet services are growing, along with medical research and technology. Additional companies with headquarters in Lyon include Euronews, BioMérieux, Sanofi Pasteur, and Infogrames. There are many options for office space in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
One of the best ways to witness Lyon’s architectural heritage is by night, when over 100 sites are illuminated. It is an unforgettable sight. Old Lyon, the banks of the Saône, the Presqu’île and Croix Rousse are the liveliest districts at night. A wide variety of bars and pubs are scattered all over the city. Each night you can choose between Irish, English, Latino, Cuban, and traditional French bars. Lyon boasts a large number of restaurants, some of them among the finest in France. Probably the most famous restaurant in Lyon is Paul Bocuse’s L’Auberge du Pont de Collonges. Paul Bocuse’s is Michelin-starred, and offers specialties like truffle soup, prepared with the freshest ingredients and exquisite care. The restaurant is located 2.5 miles north of Lyon, on the banks of the Saône River.
Saint-Exupéry International Airport is located east of Lyon. The airport serves as a base for domestic and international flights and is the transport facility for the entire Rhône-Alpes region. Coach links connect the airport with other towns in the area and there is an in-house train station, Gare de Lyon Saint-Exupéry, the airport is also connected to the TGV network.