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Lyon’s storied past is fascinating. Once an epicentre of silk weaving, it is now known as a major gastronomy capital of France - and even the world. Close to many landmarks, Citadines Part-Dieu Lyon sits on an architectural, cultural, culinary and industrial heritage.

Your first stop should be Vieux Lyon, or Old Lyon, which has all the trappings of Renaissance romance. A World Heritage Site, the district boasts the three sections of Saint-Paul, Saint-Jean and Saint-Georges, and promises a slew of cathedrals, museums, restaurants and cafés.