Vive Lyon: how the grand dame of French cuisine is looking to the future

Lyon has a culinary reputation like no other. But the launch of an ambitious new gastronomic attraction in one of its most famous old buildings is just one of several eye-catching ways in which the city is sprucing up its menu.

Lyon: The secret city

A hidden network of passageways and corridors once used by the silk trade unravels tales of romance and intrigue

Long weekend: Lyon

Just a short hop away on the Eurostar, France's second largest city, Lyon, is home to around 2,000 restaurants and a wealth of bars, designer boutiques and revitalised neighbourhoods

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