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What To Do In Lyon in August?

Tons of things to do to keep you going all summer long, even when everyone deserts in August.

Where to swim in Lyon and around the city?

Here’s a selection of swimming pools, aquatic parks and natural sites to enjoy with friends and families.

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5 Reasons to Go See Yokainoshima at the Musée des Confluences

Step into Japan through photos and artifacts.

Where to Find Public Bathrooms in Lyon

Where to go when you really have to go.

afrique en mosaique at parc des oiseaux 2018

The Parc des Oiseaux Bird Sanctuary Dedicates 2018 to African Species

African avians are coming to the bird sanctuary.

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A Stable Market and Reasonable Prices Mark Lyon Real Estate in 2018

The city reveals pricing myths and the best places to invest.

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The “Café Sillon” in Lyon closes permanently in July

The restaurant of world-class chef Rostaing-Tayard closes this summer.

lyon new velov bikes for 2018

Lyon Releases Thousands of New Bikes and Lock Points to Vélo’v Users

Lighter-weight bikes, more stations, and an electric bike offer are all on the table for the new Vélo’v service.

Cervelle de Canut served in Lettuce Leaves

Cervelle de canut is simply soft fresh fromage blanc seasoned with fines herbs and shallots.

Walibi Amusement Park Opens New Zone and New Rides for 2018

The imaginative Festival City comes to life at Walibi.

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Lyon’s pools open for summer hours

Opening hours for Lyon’s summer pools.

English Book Reveals the Secrets of Lyon’s Fishbones

An English retelling of Lyon’s greatest mystery.

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