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Take a 360-degree virtual tour of France's food capital

Take a 360-degree virtual tour of France's food capital
Copyright  Herbert Frank (CC BY 2.0)

If you want to beat the crowds, queues and expense of Paris, Lyon should be top of your list for your next holiday in France.

For foodies, there are plenty of top restaurants and local delicacies to sample.

Film fans will be kept happy with visits to the locations where top movies were filmed.

For history buffs, too, Lyon offers a chance to explore the old capital of Gaul as well as "la Résistance".

Join us for a virtual guided tour of Lyon

In this interactive 360-degree video, our reporter takes you on a personal guided tour of some of his favourite places in the city.

He has chosen a place to see, a place to eat and a place to sleep — maybe they can inspire you to take a trip to France's second largest metropolis.

Start the interactive 360-degree experience by clicking on the image above. You can enter full-screen mode by clicking the binoculars. Don't forget to turn the sound on, and the experience works best on a computer.

This video was filmed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Additional sources • Freddy Tennyson