Situated on the Rhône and Saône rivers, Lyon is a picturesque French town located in Central Eastern France. Lyon is the capital of the France’s Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and it is the third largest town in France. Modern day Lyon attractions are its food, light festival and industry, however it is a city where old meets new and as you wander through the tree lined streets, you'll feel the history that resonates through this beautiful city.
When you think of France, the Roman Empire and Roman ruins don't immediately come to mind. They're saved for the greats like Rome or England yet Lyon has it's own well preserved Roman amphitheatre and some of the best Roman ruins in France located in its museum. Lyon is in fact and ancient Roman settlement, steeped in history beyond what you find in its paved streets, you just need to take the funicular up the hill and head to it's open air museum.
Everyone knows about the 'White Cliffs of Dover' but have you heard about the White Cliffs of Beachy Head? No? I'm not surprised, it's kind of a local secret and that's what makes them so good. Just one county over in East Sussex, lay a chain of impressive white cliffs with drops and views to rival Dover's and best of all they're much more accessible than those in Dover and can be viewed from the shore. They're one of the best things to do in East Sussex and in our opinion the most impressive chalk cliffs in England.
Before you visit Beachy Head, you'll need a plan in place. The cliffs can be accessed from multiple points and depending on how much time you'll have and what you'd like to see, it's best to have a plan in place before you visit. This guide will give you an idea of what you can see at each location and help you plan the perfect visit.
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