The number of train tickets to Lyon bought by international tourists over the Easter holidays increase by 59%, in comparison to the year before
I’m a British student, originally from the home of The Beatles and football: Liverpool. I’m taking a year abroad in Lyon following two years studying French and Philosophy at the University of Oxford. Here in Lyon, I am most often found eating cheese, drinking wine or obsessing over fashion- that is, when I’m not teaching English at two primary schools in Vénissieux, or writing articles. I’m joining This is Lyon to share my experiences of living in Lyon as a 20 year old woman.
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Olympique Lyonnais’ Groupama stadium will host the semi finals and finals in July 2019.
Strike action has left some bins overflowing in and around Lyon for 14 days.
SIDO convention explores the world of technology, and advances in Robotics, IoT and AI (10th and 11th April)
Learn about some of Africa’s traditions and cultures by exploring its art at the Confluences museum.
The Jazz à Vienne festival has brought together some of the best jazz artists since its founding in 1981
This superb music festival is returning for a new edition which is sure to be full of surprises and music-mixes.
Celebrate Shrove Tuesday in Lyon with pancakes, beignets and partying.
The 15th edition of Lyon’s contemporary art festival, the Biennale d’art contemporain, will take place in the abandoned factories of Lyon 7.
The double Michelin-starred Lyon’s restaurant won their new award at this year’s World Restaurant Awards.
Dantès Dai Liang has released a song about Lyon and its beauty. What is interesting is that the song is written fully in Chinese.
Lyon’s Saint-Exupéry airport welcomed more passengers and freight than ever before.
Until 2nd March 2019, Lyon’s Presqu’île is hosting a temporary ice rink, situated on Rue République, Rue Grolée and Rue Carnot.
Amongst the 20 Michelin-starred restaurants in Lyon, three of them have two stars and one boasts three!
Lyon’s Lumière 2 University has stated that it will not increase international students’ fees, contrary to the government’s policy.
A report by Trainline.com has revealed that Lyon was France’s second most visited city by international tourists during Christmas 2018.
The New York Times ranked Lyon among the best places to visit in the world in 2019.
The speed limit on Lyon’s ring road will decrease to 70km/h, and TCL prices will be hiked.
How to spend your New Year’s Eve in Lyon.
Get a taste of Les Halles de Paul Bocuse in the Presqu’île.
The best places to go ice skating in Lyon during the Christmas Holidays.
The 2018 Fête des Lumières attracted a massive 1.8 million visitors over four nights.
We show you the cheapest places to go skiing within driving distance of Lyon.
Saint-Just’s funicular will undergo a face-lift that makes it out-of-bounds for customers until June 2019.
The Lyon festival of Lights 2018 in pictures.
Find out what security measures are being taken for the 2018 Fête des Lumières.
Located in Lyon 2, near Perrache train station, Le GentleCat is a café that brings together great tea and adorable cats.
An insight into the displays at the 2018 Lyon Festival of Lights (8-9 December).
Vintage clothes are ‘in’- and not just for the fashion savvy and risk-takers.