Cities in Rhône-Alpes
Campings in Rhône-Alpes, France
88 avenue Maréchal Foch
69230 St Genis Laval
Tel : 04.76.95.21.04
D102, 07190 Saint Sauveur De Montagut
Saint Sauveur De Montagut, Rhône-Alpes
Le Mas du Plan
38520 Bourg D'oisans
Bourg D'oisans, Rhône-Alpes
Route Des Abrets, 01300 Murs Et Gelignieux
Murs Et Gelignieux, Rhône-Alpes
Route de Boverêche
73210 Peisey Nancroix
Peisey Nancroix, Rhône-Alpes
St Martin D'ardèche, Rhône-Alpes
Route de Die (RD 61)
26470 La Motte Chalancon
La Motte Chalancon, Rhône-Alpes
Travel Tips & Guides RhÃ´ne-Alpes, France
Lyon has many monuments and museums. Compared to cities such as Paris, the museums may be a disappointment. read more...
Lyon was founded as a Roman colony in 43 BCE by Munatius Plancus, a lieutenant of Caesar, on the site of a Gaulish hill-fort settlement called Lug[o]dunonfrom the Celtic sun god Lugus ('Light', cognate to Old Irish Lugh, Modern Irish Lú) and dúnon (hill-fort). The name was latinised as Lugdunum; Lug was equated by the Romans to Mercurius. Lug's 'totem' was a cockerel (rooster), hence the Modern French association with 'le coq'. read more...
In the traditional bouchons lyonnais you can usually eat and drink at a good price. Restaurants have their menus with prices displayed outside. The region around Lyon is generally considered to have some of the best food in all of France. For vegetarians, though, the choice might be limited. read more...