Climate Average air temperature in Centigrade: Jan 12.4, Feb 11.5, Mar 12.5, Apr 17.6, May 20.1, Jun 26.5, Jul 28.4, Aug 28.1, Sep 26.1, Oct 21.1, Nov 15.8, Dec 13.5. Source: Direction de la Meteorologique de France
Cultural highlights include the Beaujolais vineyards, the Gastronomic centre of the city of Lyon, vineyards of the southern Rhone valley, Jazz festivals, Olive festivals, and the International shoe museum at Romans.
How you get there
Self-drive: We recommend one night en route, perhaps in Champagne or northern France. The region is ideally placed for visiting en route to Provence, Languedoc-Roussillon and the Cote d'Azur as part of a touring holiday.
By Air: with Lyon being the closest international airport.
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