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Lyon, European Capital of Smart Tourism 2019


Publication date : 12/08/2021

Monday 24th September 2018 in Brussels, Lyon won the European Capital of Smart Tourism 2019 award granted by the European Union, a title it shares with Helsinki. 

Lyon, Capitale européenne du tourisme durable 2019 ©

Lyon's application, jointly submitted by the city of Lyon and the ONLYLYON Tourism & Convention Bureau, contained some serious trump cards. Bestowed for the very first time by the European Union, this competition honours this attractive, dynamic and accessible city's efforts to boost smart tourism thanks to trailblazing accomplishments in matter of digital innovations, environmental friendliness and the quality of life of its residents. 

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