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Vienne Cruises

About Vienne

Vienne Temple Augustus, France

Surrounded by steep hills and situated between France’s Burgundy and Beaujolais regions, Vienne is the gateway to Lyon’s countryside. Vienne’s history can be traced through its architecture, dating back to the 1st-century Roman Temple of Augustus and Livia; the town is rich in Roman and medieval buildings, including ancient market ruins. Other landmarks include the Abbey of Saint Pierre and the Church of Saint-André-le-Bas.