Lyon

Image of Lyon from the water

Lyon in the spotlight Located in east France, Lyon is a city of enjoyment, culture and fine living. It is quite close to the Switzerland’s border and is only 110 kilometers away from Geneva. Most noteworthy, Lyon was founded by no other then Julius Caesar almost 2000 years ago. As a result, Lyon features unique buildings that decorate Lyon’s streets and farmlands. Lyon contains two Roman theaters located in the city, both very well preserved. Grand Theater is by far the oldest in whole of France and has the capacity to hold…

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Bordeaux

Image of Bordeaux taken from the foot of a bridge

Bordeaux’s long history Sitting 200 kilometers north of the Spanish border is the city of Bordeaux. It has always been a very important port city, even before roman times. Today it is holding the 9th spot among the biggest cities in France besides Paris, Lyon, Marseilles and others. Prepare to hold your glass up high on many occasions in Bordeaux because this whole region is very well known for its fine vines. The whole city is made up of amazingly beautiful architecture and is a part of its old town…

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Nice

Image of Monaco

Monaco and Nice If you hear Monaco and think of Casinos then you have to imagine sandy beaches and the city Aristocrat when you hear the name Nice. These two cities are actually really close, a good 10 kilometers. In many ways they share many similarities, but on the other hand are also very different. Monaco is a city of sports while Nice is of culture. Nice came under the authority of France in 1860 as a reward for the French because their aid in the Italian liberation war. Austria…

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