Are you organising an event? Lyon combines accessibility, innovation, heritage and fantastic food.

As the second city in France for international association meetings according to the 2021 ICCA rankings, Lyon has a great deal to offer you: a central location in Europe combined with good access, high-performance reception facilities and the charm of a 2,000-year-old UNESCO World Heritage city with two rivers running through it. 
It's not just a gastronomic capital with 17 starred chefs, it is also a creative city for fashion, arts and culture.

In december 2021, Lyon has been awarded the title of 'World’s Tourism Leading Emerging Destination' and '2nd  best European city destination in 2021' by the World Travel Awards (WTA).
Finally, in terms of sustainable tourism, Lyon was ranked 1st in France and 7th worldwide  in the GDS-Index (Global Destination Sustainability Index) for  2021.



A few figures to give you more of an idea about Lyon...

Thanks to its economic dynamism, excellent infrastructure and the quality of its hotels, Lyon has become a major European business tourism...

They have chosen Lyon

 Many scientific and medical conventions organised in Lyon are contributing to Lyon's standing in France and abroad.

Lyon smart city

Lyon has been chosen with Helsinki as the European Capital of Smart Tourism for 2019. This award was given in recognition of the city's...

Lyon: dynamic economy

Lyon, France’s 2nd largest city after Paris with a population of 1,416 million in Greater Lyon, remains France’s N°2 economic hub and has many...

Historical Lyon

World Heritage site: 2000 years of history, 427 hectares, 162 monuments, 600 courtyards and traboules,  60 000 inhabitants.

Gourmet Lyon

Key figures: 4000 restaurants 19 Michelin starred restaurants in the Greater Lyon, 2 green-starred restaurants in Lyon 4th European city with the...

Lyon, capital of Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region

Its ideal location at the crossroads of Europe allows the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region to offer countless excursions just one hour from Lyon.From...

Lyon City Card
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The essential pass to cultural activities in Lyon: museums, guided tours, boat cruises and more!.

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