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  • Despite its geographical location closer to Lyon and on the Rhône river, Vienne represents the historical heart of the region: it was once the capital of the Allobroges, an opulent Roman city, an important early bishopric in Christian Gaul, a centre of religious influence in the 12th century, etc. 
It wasn't until the end of the Middle Ages that it went into decline against Grenoble, capital of the ... Despite its geographical location closer to Lyon and on the Rhône river, Vienne represents the historical heart of the region: it was once the capital of the Allobroges, an opulent Roman city, an important early bishopric in Christian Gaul, a centre of religious influence in the 12th century, etc. It wasn't until the end of the Middle Ages that it went into decline against Grenoble, capital of the ...
  • This is where the world famous Vienna Jazz Festival is held every summer. This is where the world famous Vienna Jazz Festival is held every summer.
  • This cathedral, originally based on a Romanesque designed but then changed to Gothic, is very impressive. Inside are large archways and a nave that rises 33 metres. This cathedral, originally based on a Romanesque designed but then changed to Gothic, is very impressive. Inside are large archways and a nave that rises 33 metres.
  • This open air theatre can accommodate up to 13,000 spectators. It is one of the largest urban theatres of the Roman Empire. This open air theatre can accommodate up to 13,000 spectators. It is one of the largest urban theatres of the Roman Empire.
  • Located 20 minutes from Lyon and 1 hour from Grenoble, Vienne is a small town that really must be visited. Listed as a 'city of art and history' since 1990, it has plenty of charm. Located 20 minutes from Lyon and 1 hour from Grenoble, Vienne is a small town that really must be visited. Listed as a 'city of art and history' since 1990, it has plenty of charm.
  • This Gallo-Roman temple was transformed into a church at the end of Antiquity. It was restored between 1852 and 1880. This Gallo-Roman temple was transformed into a church at the end of Antiquity. It was restored between 1852 and 1880.
  • It is possible to visit Vienne by going on a cruise on the Rhône, during which you will be able to see the city's Roman and medieval monuments. It is possible to visit Vienne by going on a cruise on the Rhône, during which you will be able to see the city's Roman and medieval monuments.
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