Travel guide to Rhone Valley


Local name
Vallée de Rhône

Travel preparation


Best time to visit

For the connoisseurs the harvest is an interesting time of year to visit the region. From September you will find plenty of activity in the wine land and perhaps get a chat with one of the winegrowers.

Local conditions


Time zone

GMT + 1 hour

Culture and entertainment

Lyon can easily live up to the expectations that come with being the centre of the region. In Lyon you will find an opera, a music conservatory, theatres and museums.

Accommodation / Hotel

In Lyon you will find a couple of hostels and plenty of hotels. The surrounding area also has many good places to spend the night. All you have to decide is whether you like the outdoors or sleeping at a castle. For those who do not wish to drive home after tasting the local grapes, plenty of chateaux offer accommodation. Book your hotel in Rhone Valley here

Local transport



The larger towns have taxis and they are easy to hire on the street

Other transport

Lyon is the region's traffic centre so here you will find busses to many of the smaller towns in the region.
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