Poitiers is a city on the Clain river in west-central France. It is a commune and the capital of the Vienne department and also of the Poitou-Charentes region.
Strasbourg is the capital and largest city of the Grand Est region of France and is the official seat of the European Parliament.
Lyon or Lyons is a city in east-central France, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, about 470 km from Paris and 320 km from Marseille.
Annecy is the largest city of Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France.
Colmar is the third-largest commune of the Alsace region in north-eastern France.