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  • 1st The most attractive city in France (PWC 2015)

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Alliance Française de Lyon, an unforgettable experience, a must-visit destination


Lyon's river banks
Along the Saône river ©Tristan Deschamps - Lyon Tourisme et Congrès
Study and live in Lyon
Lyon, city of lights
Lyon by night
View from the Opera
Museum of Confluences in Lyon
Confluence Museum
Riverbanks during summer in Lyon
Along the Rhône river ©Muriel Chaulet - Lyon Tourisme et Congrès