Lyon holidays are like a trip to the modern city with an increasing stream of local life level and impetuous time running. There are a lot events and attractions there, so you will never be bored if choose such kind of holidays. Lyon holidays just cannot disappear from your memory and soul and it's because of picturesque sceneries and buildings. For example, to the west from the historic city centre there is Fourviere, which is decorated with Notre-Dame de Fourviere basilica, several contents and Archbishop. These buildings will open a great panorama of the whole history to you, and this story will be not only about arts.
Like many other cities in France, Lyon was founded with the help of the Roman occupants. They were the best in town building, and maybe, that is why there is a great, sometimes even unbelievable heritage left by them on our planet. Lyon holidays will be the excursion to the past for you. There you will find the first printed books; Lumiere brothers showed their film in Lyon first, so that is, indeed, a cultural centre if not of the whole France then definitely of the region. A lot of universities and institutes make the city one of the most crowded and young cities of the country - there are more than 50 000 students there. Actually, you have a chance to enter one of these beautiful universities, such as University Louis Lumiere or University Jean Moulin. The only necessary thing is your desire.
You need only to buy a ticket to get there. It won't take long. Lyon airports are located not far from the city, for instance, Saint-Exupery International Airport is situated 20 kilometers to the east of Lyon. And flights are available every day from Paris and some other cities of France and foreign countries. The most often planes fly to the United Kingdom. Lyon is not tired of development. Every year people of the city find something new for the increasing of their economy level and prosperity. More than 500 years Lyon has a great cultural heritage and knowledge, a lot of museums and monuments. It seems that all kinds of international and local food are gathered there.
If you are in Lyon visit the Musee des Beaux-Arts where such great painters' works are placed as Rodin, Picasso, Matisse and David. Actually, you can buy a book about Lyon and just walk along the streets looking at the fascinating buildings, some of which are new and modern. The pleasure is guaranteed. This unity of modern and ancient styles always astonishes when you come to Lyon, even if it is not your first visit. The results of you discovering the land may be very unusual. During the whole day you will be delighted with the city views, and at the end of the day you will return to your hotel tired, but happy. And do not even think about seeing all the local points of interest during a short time. Lyon will never open its heart to you if you have not enough time to understand and evaluate it.
So, Lyon holidays can become an open window to another life for you, through which you will see a lot of the new, touch a different culture and, of course, have a good tome with your friends or alone (it doesn't matter in the city like Lyon - the city will be friendly in any case). Lyon welcomes you all around the year. So, have good vacations.