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What is the name of the river that flows through Lyon on its way to the Mediterranean Sea?

What is the name of the river that flows through Lyon on its way to the Mediterranean Sea?

Rhône River
The Rhone River. The Rhône River winds its way from the scenic mountains of Switzerland through the heartland of France before finally flowing into the Mediterranean Sea.

Where does La Rhône meet the sea?

Mediterranean Sea
listen)) is a major river in France and Switzerland, arising in the Alps and flowing west and south through Lake Geneva and southeastern France before discharging into the Mediterranean Sea….Rhône.

Rhône Rhone
Source Rhône Glacier
• location Valais, Switzerland
• elevation 2,208 m (7,244 ft)
Mouth Mediterranean Sea

What two rivers are in Lyon?

Lyon is located at the confluence of two rivers—the mighty Rhône and the more tranquil Saône.

Where does the Rhine River start and end?

North Sea
Rhine River/Mouths

It flows from two small headways in the Alps of east-central Switzerland north and west to the North Sea, into which it drains through the Netherlands. The length of the Rhine was long given as 820 miles (1,320 km), but in 2010 a shorter distance of about 765 miles (1,230 km) was proposed.

Is there a river in the city of Lyon?

The Saône is a river which flows through in the city of Lyon, that backs on the Rhone. At the height of Lyon, the river is very cl

Where does the Rhone river reach the Mediterranean?

The Rhône has been fully ‘tamed’ or engineered with dams and locks over a total distance of 310km from its confluence with the Saône at Lyons-La Mulatière to Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône. From here the Mediterranean is reached through a short canal, the Canal Maritime Saint-Louis.

Where does the Saone river flow in France?

The Saône is a river which flows through in the city of Lyon, that backs on the Rhone. At the height of Lyon, the river is very cl I visit this city often for familiar reasons, and I love the views of the Rodano from this bridge.

Is the Rhone river navigable from Lyon to Bourget?

Upstream of the confluence the Upper Rhône has also now been partly developed by the CNR, and although the river in practice remains un-navigable over a certain length, the entire route from Lyon to Lake Bourget is covered under the separate entry which follows for the Upper Rhône.