France road trip: Lyon to Nice

This two-week route through some of France’s most beautiful landscapes takes in gorgeous farmhouse stays, camping and kayaking, lavender fields and finally the Med
See the La Rochelle-Cognac, and Perpignan and the Spanish border trips

The capital of French gastronomy and birthplace of cinema, Bateaux Mouches and Jean-Michel Jarre, plus the confluence of two rivers, Lyon is a great starting point to discover the Rhône, the Alps and Provence.

Start with the Lumière villa museum and the Museum of Miniatures and Cinema, before building up to futuristic Lyon in the docks redevelopment, with its vivid orange-and-green cubes, and the starship architecture of the Musée des Confluences.

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