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Published: 2019/03/17 by

A Vaulx Jazz Festival Returns

This superb music festival is returning for a new edition which is sure to be full of surprises and music-mixes.

Published: 2019/03/04 by

How to Celebrate Mardi Gras in Lyon

Celebrate Shrove Tuesday in Lyon with pancakes, beignets and partying.

Published: 2019/03/03 by

Lyon’s Biennale d’art contemporain Moves House

The 15th edition of Lyon’s contemporary art festival, the Biennale d’art contemporain, will take place in the abandoned factories of Lyon 7.

2019 Geneva International Motor Show
Published: 2019/02/23 by

The Automotive World meets at the Geneva Car Show

The event, opening its doors for the 89th time, showcases the most recent developments of the automotive industry.

Published: 2019/02/19 by

Lyon’s Mère Brazier Restaurant Named Best Enduring Classic in the World

The double Michelin-starred Lyon’s restaurant won their new award at this year’s World Restaurant Awards.

Published: 2019/02/13 by

A Song About Lyon… in Chinese

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 International City of Gastronomy: interior lay out and design by Casson Mann architects
Published: 2019/01/30 by

What to look forward to in the new Cité Internationale de la Gastronomie

Located in the Grand Hôtel-Dieu, it will showcase the history of the French Cuisine.

Published: 2019/01/28 by

2018: A Record Breaking Year For Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport

Lyon’s Saint-Exupéry airport welcomed more passengers and freight than ever before.

Published: 2019/01/27 by

A Temporary Ice Rink Comes to Lyon’s Presqu’île

Until 2nd March 2019, Lyon’s Presqu’île is hosting a temporary ice rink, situated on Rue République, Rue Grolée and Rue Carnot.

Published: 2019/01/23 by

Lyon Bags 20 Michelin Stars in 2019

Amongst the 20 Michelin-starred restaurants in Lyon, three of them have two stars and one boasts three!

Published: 2019/01/20 by

Students- and Universities- in Uproar Over Increased International Fees

Lyon’s Lumière 2 University has stated that it will not increase international students’ fees, contrary to the government’s policy.

Published: 2019/01/18 by

Lyon, a Hot Spot for International Tourists in December

A report by Trainline.com has revealed that Lyon was France’s second most visited city by international tourists during Christmas 2018.

Published: 2019/01/15 by

Lyon Named the Top City to Visit in France

The New York Times ranked Lyon among the best places to visit in the world in 2019.

Published: 2018/12/28 by

Transport in Lyon is Changing From January

The speed limit on Lyon’s ring road will decrease to 70km/h, and TCL prices will be hiked.

Published: 2018/12/27 by

Bring in the New Year in style in Lyon

How to spend your New Year’s Eve in Lyon.

Published: 2018/12/22 by

Les Halles du Grand Hôtel-Dieu Have Opened

Get a taste of Les Halles de Paul Bocuse in the Presqu’île.

Published: 2018/12/21 by

Get your Skates on this Winter!

The best places to go ice skating in Lyon during the Christmas Holidays.

Published: 2018/12/12 by

Fête des Lumières 2018 Attract Huge Crowds

The 2018 Fête des Lumières attracted a massive 1.8 million visitors over four nights.

Published: 2018/12/11 by

Revealed: The Cheapest Ski Resorts Near Lyon

We show you the cheapest places to go skiing within driving distance of Lyon.

Published: 2018/12/10 by

Funicular Saint-Just to Close its Lines for Six Months

Saint-Just’s funicular will undergo a face-lift that makes it out-of-bounds for customers until June 2019.

Lyon festival of Lights Place Bellecour 2018
Published: 2018/12/06 by

Preview: What You Are Going To See at The Lyon Fete des Lumières

The Lyon festival of Lights 2018 in pictures.

A Security Perimeter
Published: 2018/12/05 by

A Security Perimeter, Cars Banned – the Security Measures at This Year’s Fête des Lumières

Find out what security measures are being taken for the 2018 Fête des Lumières.

Published: 2018/11/24 by

Lyon’s First Whisky Has Arrived!

Ninkasi seeks to define what French whisky can be.

Published: 2018/11/09 by

A first look at the 2018 Fête des Lumières

An insight into the displays at the 2018 Lyon Festival of Lights (8-9 December).

Published: 2018/11/08 by

Nuits Sonores Festival Announces Chilly Gonzales for its 2019 Opening Concert

Canadian musician will perform « Solo Piano III » at the Lyon Auditorium on May 28.

Published: 2018/11/05 by

Gérard Collomb is mayor of Lyon once again

His return has triggered the start of the 2020 local election campaigning.

Published: 2018/10/11 by

Classical Music, Food and DJs: Lyon Auditorium Launches its First After work Concerts

An early concert for friends and colleagues on October 19 at 6pm.

Published: 2018/10/04 by

Public Transport in Lyon for Newbies

This Is Lyon publishes its first Welcome Pocket Pass. A 20-page guide to getting by on public transit.

Published: 2018/09/27 by

Ed Sheeran Confirms Two Dates At Lyon Groupama Stadium in 2019

The record-breaking British singer-songwriter will start his 2019 European tour in Lyon on May 24 and 25.

Published: 2018/09/26 by

Lyon wins European Capital of Smart Tourism 2019 competition

Lyon was chosen as the capital for its innovative tourism.

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