Being the second largest city in France after Paris, Lyon is also an important student city. With more than 130.000 students, including 16.000 international students, the city is making every effort to offer them an ideal living environment: cinemas at discounted prices, free concerts, exhibitions ... You will have no trouble finding activities ! If you do not have much time to visit Lyon, head towards the “Presqu'île”, the historic heart of Lyon. Walking along the cobbled streets and the famous “traboules”, you will meet the main places of interest of the city: the Bellecour square, one of the largest in France, but also the Town Hall, the “Palais de la Bourse”, Church of Saint Nizier. In this area, you will also find numerous shops and restaurants to taste the Lyonnaise cuisine: brain of Canut, rosette, dumplings and pralines on the menu!