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    Be amazed by the Fête des Lumières, Lyon

    by  • November 14, 2018 • Lyon


    Head to Lyon this December for a festive break and be dazzled by the incredible Fête des Lumières (Festival of Light). Taking place from 6th-9th December 2018, each evening buildings, parks and streets are lit up by a variety of different artists creating a magical atmosphere across the city. Like many cities appreciating the...

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    Lyon – Soon to be Just a Short Train Ride Away

    by  • January 19, 2015 • Food & Drink, Lyon, Rail

    France’s second city will be easier to reach by rail from May 1st. Lyon has never had a high profile amongst British travellers, despite the fact that it is known as the gastro capital of France.  That might all change in 2015.  From 1st May Eurostar will start a year-round non-stop service between London...

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    On the Eve of its 20th Anniversary, Eurostar announces a Speedier Service to Paris from 2015

    by  • November 13, 2014 • Amsterdam, Antwerp, City Breaks, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Rail

    With sleek new trains and an increased number of direct destinations, city breaks by rail are to become even more accessible than ever before As part of the celebratory events surrounding the 20th anniversary of the first Eurostar trains to Continental Europe back in November 1994, Eurostar has unveiled plans this morning for bigger and faster...

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    A Gastronome’s Delight – The Best Cities in Europe for Food Buffs

    by  • July 19, 2013 • Brussels, City Breaks, Food & Drink, Lyon, Paris, Rome • 0 Comments

    Be it authentic paella in Valencia, a traditional Neapolitan pizza or mouth-watering meze in a tempting Greek taverna, there’s a seemingly-endless variety of tempting cuisine on offer throughout Europe. And yet, whether you opt for Michelin-starred fine dining, a hearty local speciality or a simple snack, there’s a common and consistent thread running through...

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