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What’s New in Lyon for 2018?

Ten things that will change in Lyon this year..

How to Visit Lyon in Two Days?

This is Lyon has whipped up a 2-day tour of Lyon to leave you veritably dumbstruck. Follow our guide…


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Is It Better to Buy or Rent a Home in Lyon?

To rent or to buy when you are an expat, that is the question.

Martin Luther King Exposition at the Public Library of Lyon

The exposition falls on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, and reminds visitors of Lyon’s personal history with King.

Ten Events You Cannot Miss in 2018 in Lyon

2018 will be very festive in Lyon with many sports events, exhibitions and an extended electro music festival.

American-financed businesses are big winners in Lyon in 2017

U.S.-, U.K., and Canadian-funded businesses moved into Lyon last year, attracted by its growing international presence and education.

Lyon Rhônexpress Airport Shuttle to Raise Ticket Prices in March 2018

The prices for one of the most expensive shuttles in Europe will increase by 20 cents per one-way ticket.

Restaurant Takao Takano receives two Michelin stars in Lyon

Opened in 2013, Takano’s restaurant in the sixth arrondissement combines simple French dishes with a touch of Japanese ambiance.

10 Cool Things to Do in February

February will be a great month for foodies with Crepes Day and Fat Tuesday. NFL fans, street art enthusiasts and moviegoers should not be disappointed either.

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