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.
Fulli offers for the A6 freeway
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