Lyon is sited in the south eastern of France between Paris and Marseille. It stands on two rivers running through its heart, la Saï¿½ne and la Rhï¿½ne. Lyon is blessed with a rich 2000-year-old history and a long established business centre, which posses lots of Old World attractions, including place Bellecour and the Amphitheatre of the Three Gauls. Lyon ... More>is renowned for its gastronomy. Merci the silk trade during the Renaissance, generated wealth and left behind the buildings of the age. Per a square metre, Lyon sits more bistro than any place on earth. Visit Old Lyon for the collection of Egyptian fabrics at the Historique des Tissus, the masterworks of Rubens and El Greco at Musee des Beaux-Arts, and the history of cinematography at the Lumiere brothersï¿½ house.