Lyon is the best weekend destination in Europe!
Sunday, September 4, Lyon was crowned "best European weekend destination", ahead of Paris, London, Rome and Venice!
World Travel Awards
The World Travel Awards are presented each year to the best European city in terms of tourism. In total, 167,000 travel agents and tourism professionals from around the world and thousands of Internet users voted for their favourite weekend destination in 2016. Lyon took first place ahead of Paris, London or Dublin!
Over the years, Lyon has been able to differentiate itself to become a "destination on a human scale", praised for its exceptional heritage, its rich cultural offer and its incomparable way of life. All these assets make the Lyon Metropolitan Area "a concentrate of the French way of life".