Lyon Hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Lyon

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Burgundy Beaune (156km / 1h45 by train)
Great Spa Towns of Europe Vichy is 2 hours from Lyon by direct train
Prehistoric Pile Dwellings 4 locations around Lac du Bourget, near Aix-les-Bains (1h10 by train)
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France 2 locations in Le Puy-en-Velay (3h by train)
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier Firminy (1.5h by train) and Couvent Sainte-Marie de la Tourette (40min by train to L’Arbresle and then 30min walk or taxi)

Map of Lyon Hotspot

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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  2. Link at least 3 different sites
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