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Explore Lyon and more!

The Vieux Lyon is the largest Renaissance district of Lyon. In 1954 it became the first site in France to be protected under the Malraux law to protect France's cultural sites. Covering an area of 424 hectares at the foot of the Fourviere Hill, it is one of Europe's most extensive Renaissance neighborhoods.

Fairy Tail: (left to right) Lyon, Ur, and Gray. The amount of feels this picture gives me is unacceptable.

This book arch is the entrance of a book store “Le Bal des Ardents” in Lyon (Rue Neuve), France. (Picture via Breathing Books)

Lyon is a perfect city for those who want to discover a different France for the first time. Its cathedral, its colorful buildings or its hidden alleys (called 'traboules') are only the window to culture, history and food! One of its must: The Fourvière Basilica (on the pic). Impressive!

Festival des Lumieres en Lyon The Festival of Lights (French: Fête des lumières) in Lyon, France expresses gratitude toward Mary, mother of Jesus on December 8 of each year.