15 Best Things to Do in Lyon (France)

Rhône cruise

Picturesque Lyon isn’t what most people expect from the third-largest city in France. Situated in the country’s southeast, only 100 kilometres or so from Geneva in Switzerland, Lyon has an almost alpine ambience as it straddles both banks of the River Rhône in Burgundy. But that’s not to imply that Lyon is in any way … Read more

15 Best Things to Do in Marseille (France)

Old Port, Marseille

Dating back to at least the ancient Greek and Roman period, Marseille is the oldest city in France, with a history reaching back more than 2,500 years. A port city from the very beginning, it sits on a fine stretch of France’s Mediterranean coastline, with the Côte d’Azur beckoning to the east and Calanques National … Read more