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Harlan Coben: “Lyon is a city that is generous to her visitor”

American thriller novel author Harlan Coben is back in Lyon for the Quais du Polar Festival (5-7 April). He talked to This is Lyon.

Lucy Vanel's kitchen

Welcome to Lucy Vanel’s Kitchen

Originally from the U.S., Lucy is a cook in Lyon. She’s sharing her best local and seasonal recipes with us. Try one out for your next dinner.

You are now reading the new version of “This Is Lyon”, the first website dedicated to Lyon written in English. Our goal is to serve both the local English-speaking community as well as international visitors with advice on where to go, what to do and what’s happening in our cool city of Lyon.
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One-of-a-Kind Dinosaur Skeleton on View in Lyon Until May 28

History in the making with an unknown species.

Chefs of the month: Adrien and Naoko Padirac of Mubyotan

They’ve just opened their Japanese restaurant in Lyon Croix-Rousse, full of quintessential Japanese cuisine!

Nuits de Fourvière 2018 Begins June 1

This year’s festival is packed with big names.

At Lyon Brewery Tom & Co, Organic Production is All in a Day’s Work

Lyon’s very own organic brewery located near Hotel de Ville.

Part Dieu Neighborhood Under Construction until 2022

The work is part of a project to expand the train station.

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