Short trip in Lyon, France
It was a really interesting trip to Lyon. Several reenactment groups have been hired for showing the visitors of the museum of ancient rome the live of an roman soldier and the gauls. More than hundred people were disguised as soldiers and Gauls, useing costumes, that were as clos as possible to the history.
On the three days of the stay we also showed some fights, romans against gauls, always useing the way of fighting archaeology and literature teaches us. The people were really curious about that and liked it. Also for us it was interesting, because after museum was closed, we kept onto live history. I would do that again, if the groups that participate are historically correct.
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Lyon is the third largest city in France and, when taken together with the outlying suburbs and municipalities, the second largest metropolitan area. It is often underrated, due to a considerable amount of urban sprawl, but it is a lovely city to visit and, as the official capital of French Gastronomy, an absolute must visit for the Michelin crowd. Lyon is located in rolling countryside near the Rhone Alps in Southeastern France. It has a nearby airport and two major train stations, Lyon Part Dieux and Perrache. There is a modern, clean subway system that interconnects with many bus lines for efficient transport throughout the city and... Read more »
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A couple of days in Lyon - Apr 1, 2009, by Wazling
Nice city with some good restaurants where you can taste the real french high quality food. Also cultural the town can offer you something, including a good archaeological museum, with a large part of an preserved roman city, for those who... Read more »
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