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 2019 ICCA rankings, Lyon has a great deal to offer you: a central location in Europe combined with good access, excellent reception facilities and the charm of a 2,000-year-old city which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and two rivers which cross it. 
It's not just a gastronomic capital with 17 starred chefs, it's also a creative city in the fields of fashion, the arts and culture.

In december 2021, Greater 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 is the leading French city and the 7th worldwide city in the GDS-Index (Global Destination Sustainability Index) for the year 2021.



They have chosen Lyon

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

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...

Gourmet Lyon

Key figures: 17 Michelin starred restaurants, 4th European city with the most Michelin stars, Sirha: the world leading hospitality and food services...

Historical Lyon

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

Lyon City Card
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Lyon City Card

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

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