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The A6 freeway, the link between Paris and Lyon


What is the Autoroute du Sud?

The A6 freeway, often referred to as the "Autoroute du Soleil", is one of France's most emblematic traffic routes. It stretches for almost 450 kilometers, linking the capital, Paris, to the splendid city of Lyon.

This ribbon of asphalt winds through a changing landscape, offering picturesque views of the French countryside, Burgundy vineyards, the Massif Central and the banks of the Rhône.

Travelers will discover a multitude of charming rest areas, service stations and toll booths, making it a must for those looking to explore France's treasures. Whether for business or pleasure, the A6 offers an unforgettable driving experience and easy access to some of the country's most picturesque regions.

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Cross the A6 freeway while traveling


Burgundy, Terre des Vin

As you leave Paris behind, the A6 freeway plunges you into the delights of Burgundy. The region's world-renowned vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see, and it's the perfect opportunity to sample famous wines such as Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Don't miss the charming medieval towns of Beaune and Dijon, where historic architecture and Burgundian cuisine will enchant you.


The Jura Mountains

As you approach the Swiss border, the Jura mountains rise up before you, offering panoramic views of a peaceful mountain range. Stop off in Lons-le-Saunier to sample its famous Comté cheeses and explore the lush green countryside.

If you're an outdoor enthusiast, you'll enjoy the picturesque hiking trails, while gourmets will delight in the local specialties.

Towns to visit around the A6

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The town of Beaune

Beaune, the pearl of Burgundy, enchants you with its prestigious vineyards, medieval heritage and famous Hospices de Beaune. Immerse yourself in wine culture and savor unforgettable oenological treasures.

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The city of Macon

To visit Mâcon is to immerse yourself in a charming French town, the cradle of Mâconnais wine. Discover its historic heritage, stroll along the Saône, and taste the delicious local gastronomy.

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The city of Lyon

To visit Lyon is to immerse yourself in a city with a rich historical heritage, savor renowned cuisine, explore secret traboules, and soak up the lively atmosphere of the quays of the Saône. An unforgettable experience awaits you!