Named after the protomartyr Saint Stephen, Saint-Étienne is a beautiful city situated in the heart of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Saint-Étienne's very popular football team, AS Saint-Étienne, is one of the most successful football teams in the country and is often referred to by people across the globe while talking about the city itself. This city is home to a booming bicycle industry, thanks to the big names in bicycle industry like Motobécane and Vitus who have their production facilities set up here. Museums like Musée d'Art et d'Industrie, Saint-Étienne Mine Museum, Musée d'art moderne are a must-visit while in the city. Attractions worth exploring while in the city include Saint-Étienne – Gorges de la Loire Nature Reserve, Barrage du Gouffre d'Enfer and Parc de l'Europe.