Olympique Lyonnais – Academy Tour
Lyon play in the Ligue 1 division in the French league. One of the most popular clubs in France who have competed in the Champions League on more than 11 occasions since forming as a club in 1950. Initially the club were formed as a multisport club which was originally founded in 1896.
Lyon, now known as a UNESCO World Heritage site, has 2000 years of history imprinted on its streets. Originating as Lugdunum under the Roman Empire, it evolved into a centre of silk production and later a Haussman-style industrial city. Travel through the ages with stops at the Roman theatres and Temple of Cybele on Fourvière Hill, the 19th-century Basilica of Fourvière and the cathedral Primatiale St-Jean. With notable sausage, poultry and other specialties, Lyon makes a delicious base for exploring the Rhone region.