More than 5,000 attended the opening of the Lumiere Film Festival in Lyon which celebrates cinema from around the world.
Third-largest city of France and prefecture of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Lyon or Lyons is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France. It is located at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône, about 470 km (292 mi) southeast of Paris, 320 km (199 mi) north of Marseille and 56 km (35 mi) northeast of Saint-Étienne. Inhabitants of the city are called Lyonnais (masculine) and Lyonnaises (feminine).