Europe and the Mediterranean


Vienne in French; Vièna in French Provencal

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  • Lyon Airport – Saint Exupéry




Where to sleep

Tourist office

Cours Brillier; tel. (+33) 04 74 53 80 30

To visit

Sights ( )

Roman Era: Temple of August and Livia, Roman Theater, Pyramide, Odeón

Middle Ages:

  • Historical centre of Vienne
  • Cathedral of Saint-Maurice
  • Saint-Pierre Abbey
  • Saint-André-le-Bas Abbey
  • Saint-André-le-Haut Abbey
  • Castle of la Bâtie
  • Castle of Septème (in the outskirts )

Museums ( )

  • Archaeological Museum (in Saint-Pierre Abbey)
  • Museum of Fine Arts and Archaeology
  • Saint-Romain-en-Gal: museum an archaeological site
  • Jardin de Cibeles (archaeological garden)
  • Heritage Hall (Salle du Patrimoine);permanent exhibition «Visages de Vienne: une ville, une histoire»; tel. (+33) 04 74 53 41 41
  • Draperies Museum (Textile Museum)


  • Theatre of Vienne
  • The surrounding area (Pays Viennois) includes the banks of the Rhone and a beautiful landscape of vineyards that can be visited by train or bicycle
  • Pilat National Nature Park, in the vicinity

Do not forget

  • Vienne has been awarded a «Ville d’art et d’histoire»
  • The Tourist Office organizes group tours, hires audio guides and bicycles
  • Saturday is market day in Vienne
  • The wines from the region are Côte Rôtie and Condrieu
  • Do not mistake the town of Vienne (Isère) with Vienne (Poitou Charentes), located in the Loire valley, much further west

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Ramon Llull quotations

«The greedy man has nothing»

Messages about Ramon Llull

Ramon Llull was born in Mallorca three years after the Christian Conquest of the Island by the Catalan king Jaime I in 1229.

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