Lyon, situated in the east of France, is the country's third largest city. It has been a centre of culture and industry for centuries and its historic centre is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site. Due to its history and its place as a cultural centre there is always plenty to see and do in Lyon. Hiring a car from Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport is the easiest way to get around the area and see the city's many sites as well as travel throughout the region in your own leisure.