Frequently Asked Questions: Le Beaujolais Nouveau, Lyon


The city of Lyon is located in the department of Rhône of the french region Rhône-Alpes. France’s third largest city, Lyon offers a vibrant mix of art, history, sophisticated shopping and nightlife, with glut of gourmet restaurants that have earned it the label of gastronomic capital.
The direct flight time is approximately 1.45 minutes 3 hours, depending on which airport you fly from.

You can also travel by Eurostar to Lyon and from London you can be there in just under 5 hours.
In November, visitors can expect daytime high temperatures of around 10°C (50°F). This is the winter time in Lyon so tourists will need to be well prepared for cold weather.
Apart from Le Beujolais Nouveau, Lyon is known for its cuisine and gastronomy, and historical and architectural landmarks; part of it is a registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Lyon was historically an important area for the production and weaving of silk.
Yes, it’s group transfers included throughout the trip.
It’s French, although English is widely spoken and understood.
Some quote Lyon as being France's great gastronomic secret - and no French meal is complete without the wine. In Lyon you'll always find Beaujolais and Cote du Rhone on the menu.

Yes, everyone leading the group will speak English.
It’s the Euro.
There is a good selection of International 4 and 5 star hotels along with some regional chains and local French hotels.
In the countryside around Lyon, visitors can explore cute villages, prehistoric caves, castles, and a trove of other cultural treasures.

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