A strategic position

AUVERGNE-RHÔNE-ALPES OPENS THE GATES TO EUROPE

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, ideally located at the border with Italy and Switzerland, can open the gates to Europe. Sitting right at the crossroads between the logistics routes between Paris and Lyon-Marseille and Clermont-Ferrand and Bordeaux-Toulouse, the region is primed for international business.

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80% of France is accessible in less than four hours’ drive

  • More than 1600 km of motorways
  • At the centre of the main economic artery, from Lille and Paris to Lyon and Marseille
  • Perfectly located to access Switzerland and Italy
80% of France is accessible in less than four hours’ drive
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Enjoy a dense rail network

  • More than 30 high-speed rail stations
  • More than 3,700km of railway lines
Enjoy a dense rail network
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Fly to more than 120 international destinations

  • 2 international airports (Lyon Saint-Exupéry and Geneva)
  • 10 domestic airports
Fly to more than 120 international destinations
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Access France’s top river container port (Lyon)

  • 12 million tonnes of goods pass through every year
  • More than 700 boats and 1,700 trains pull in every year, and almost 5,000 trucks every day
Access France’s top river container port (Lyon)
A powerful digital network

The leading region in terms of fibre-optic access,
aiming to provide 100% ultra-high speed internet access across the region by 2021

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