Lyon is a gem of a city, located in central eastern France. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is considered France's second-most important city, boasting a multitude of cultural treasures. Lyon's history goes back to 43 BC when it was named Lugdunum by the Romans. Today, visitors can see the oldest Roman ruins in France, fantastically preserved and dating back to 15 BC.
Lyon is also well known for its quaint Old World charm. Explore the medieval Quartier Saint-Jean with its narrow, cobblestone streets and countless "bouchons," brasseries that serve traditional Lyonnaise cuisine. Stroll and admire the multitude of gorgeous historical buildings of Lyon! Deutsche Bahn has got great-priced tickets and quick routes to get your trip to Lyon underway.