The Rhône is located in the PACA region, its administrative capital is Lyon which welcomes 475,000 inhabitants.
In this department, you can enjoy the different landscapes: medium mountains and high plateau. The climate is harsh and dry in winter and very hot in summer. The city of Lyon is the art and cultural center of the department, and is recognized nationally, especially by its multiple international exhibitions and shows like the salon of contemporary art.
The Rhône is also renowned for its gastronomy, its history and traditions. Lyon and its wonderful architectural heritage, Saint-Romain-en-Gal and its Gallo-Roman vestiges, the Beaujolais region and its very charming villages, the preserved nature of the mountains of the Lyonnais and the famous vineyards : an unbelievable travel.
One of the culinary specialties of the area that you will surely enjoy is the dumplings in a Nantua sauce.