French Alps and Lyon

Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide © 2020 | After exploring the proud cuisine capital of Lyon — which, at least in its own mind, rivals Paris — we head for Chamonix, in the shadow of western Europe’s tallest peak: Mont Blanc. With the classic alpine resort as our springboard, we make some high-altitude cheese, then ride the lift up to …

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Lyon, France: City of Capitals – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Take a virtual trip to France with this clip! Watch the full episode: Straddling the border between Provence and Burgundy, Lyon has been one of France’s leading cities since Roman times. After Paris, it’s arguably the most historic and culturally important city in the country, especially considering its reputation as the cuisine capital of France. More info about travel …

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