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Saône
Lyon-quais-Saône-pont-La-Feuillée-nord-nuit.jpg
The Saône in Lyon by night.
OriginLorraine
MouthRhône
Basin countriesFrance, Switzerland
Length480 km
Source elevation400 m
Avg. discharge410 m³/s
Basin area29,950 km²
Scenic view of the banks of the Saône in Lyon, with the Cathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste, the Basilica Notre Dame de Fourviere, and the Tour métallique de Fourvière

The Saône is a river of eastern France. It is a right tributary of the River Rhône. It rises in the Vosges department. It joins the Rhône in Lyon.