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10 Cool Things To Do in May

Concerts, exhibits, festivals, restaurants opening, here’s a list of events in Lyon you cannot miss in May.


10 reasons to invest in Lyon

Thinking about investing and buying a property in Lyon but not convinced it’s worth it ? Read this guide.

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What Is “This Is Lyon”?

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 English-speaking local community as well as international visitors to the area with advice on where to go, what to do and what’s happening in Lyon, our cool city.

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Win your Free Ticket to the Contemporary Art Museum

This Is Lyon is offering you the chance to win free tickets to the exhibition “Los Angeles, a Fiction” currently showing at Lyon’s Contemporary Art Museum.

Video: My 5 picks for Nuits Sonores 2017

Here are the five artists I can’t wait to see at the Nuits Sonores music Festival in Lyon (23-28 May). By Ana Victoria Torres

Share your tips and advice about Lyon. Join our community

Take a few minutes and share your experiences with the rest of Lyons English speaking community and international visitors. Join us!

Where to Eat Gluten-Free in Lyon ?

For those with coeliac disease or following a gluten-free diet, it can be hard finding somewhere to eat in Lyon. Here’s a list of 5 friendly places.

Jazz at Vienne pays tribute to John Coltrane

Jazz at Vienne Festival pays homage to John Coltrane with a special concert featuring three artists who carry the torch of the iconic saxophonist.

Art Flows to Lyon in a Floating World

The 14th edition of the Biennale of Contemporary Art in Lyon takes place from September 20th 2017 to January 7th 2018 and is curated by Emma Lavigne

5 New Burger Restaurants you have to try out in Lyon

Burger industry is booming in France and Lyon, a city known as the French food capital, is no exception. Here’s five new places for gourmet or vegan burgers.

Fears for Erasmus scheme after Brexit

The Erasmus scheme is celebrating its 30th birthday, but could Brexit mean the party is over for thousands of students? James Edgar reports from Lyon.

California Surf comes to Lyon at Nuits de Fourvière summer festival

This years prestigious Les Nuits de Fourvière Festival in Lyon’s ancient Gallo-Roman amphitheatre welcomes Beach Boys frontman Brian Wilson.

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