Rhône is famous for its « Beaujolais », the name of the hilly county where the Beaujolais wine is produced, as well as for its middle mountain reliefs with their charming villages, an its capital, Lyon, whose historical heritage is included in the UNESCO’s world heritage. The Rhône region, which offers cultural and outdoor activities, is proud of its history and its “terroir”. It represents an ideal and welcoming destinations for your holidays in family or with friends. The wide range of accommodations available seduces the numerous tourists who come here every year. Everyone will find what he is looking for: rural « gîte », guesthouse in the Beaujolais, or seasonal rental. Rhône will offer you an amazing travel in the heart of France’s history. The antique theatres of Lyon, living testimony of the importance of this city during the Roman Empire, will emerge you in the peplum era! Rhône also offers a rich overview of the Christian 2000 years’ long history. Come and admire the Prieuré des Salles, a romane architectural jewel, or the white shape of the Notre Dame de Fourvière basilica. Eventually, Lyon is a modern city, which possesses contemporary architectural gems, like its opera, which was rebuilt by Jean Nouvel. The Light Festival or the « New Beaulolais » festival, are perfect periods to discover the appeal of the city. Rhône has a long lasting love story with its wine, made from the Coteaux du Lyonnais and the Beaujolais vineyard. Why not try to discover the wine making secrecy during an oenology day?
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