The first sign that life in France for foreigners is difficult is that so many actual foreigners have written novels about it. So what are these actual cultural differences causing all this fuss?
Find out what makes Lyon a top choice for students in 2023. From quality education to vibrant culture, discover why Lyon is climbing the ranks as a top student city in France.
Lyon’s very own organic brewery located near Hotel de Ville.
Buses should start again in September bringing the price to go to the airport as low as 1.90€.
If you enjoy Lyon’s vintage fair in March, you should certainly take advantage of the Marché de la Mode Vintage in October.
The Festival Nuits Sonores reopens in Lyon for a special 2021 edition. This year, the event will be experienced under the Covid light. Come look at our presentation of Nuits Sonores and the summer 2021 program.
The Transborder reopens to deliver eclectic concerts, DJ, and exposition all summer 2021: it’s the “summer sessions X live echo”. Here are the covid-19 restrictions, more relaxed with the “deconfinement”: an exciting gathering occasion.
Zoo Art Show, a 4.500 meters square building dedicated to celebrate street art has reopened its doors. The exposition is now available until 1st august 2021.
Lyon’s newest food court is the upscale Food Traboule in the heart of the Old Town. Featuring the city’s hottest young chefs.
Rachel and Anna took part to this multisport raid for women and a charitable event that raises money for local causes.
For a little luxury, take a boat ride to the green spot of l’île Barbe, in the heart of Lyon for a lazy mid week lunch.
An Average Individual takes a trip to a pub and comes face to face with the tyranny of coupledom
Vintage clothes are ‘in’- and not just for the fashion savvy and risk-takers.
I went through all the online reviews of Lyon’s Indian restaurants, came up with a list of the internet’s top 5 and tried them in 5 days. Are they really worth the hype?
Step into Japan through photos and artifacts.
Japanese spirituality from the beginning to now.
Time for a new hobby!
A tale of Irish bars and bloody French food.
So how exactly do you ski from Lyon? Here’s a quick rundown of everything you’ll need, where to get it, and what to expect.
If you’re looking for a quirky kind of destruction and you’re not squeamish, tootle on up the river Saône. It’s sure to engrave itself on your mind a while.
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
How to find the good hospital in Lyon when you don’t speak French ? Our English contributor Emma reports her first time to emergency centre.
Our contributor Martin ‘does the bus’ and discovers some of the hidden joys of Lyon’s public transport system
Every week, This Is Lyon interviews a member of the English speaking community. Here are Kiel Bonhomme’s favourite places.
Hi, I’m Simon, I grew up in Yorkshire, England before embarking on a life of a wandering singing troubadour across lands far and wide before laying my hat in Lyon 10 years ago to write my book “How to almost make a living as a musician”. I’ll be your friendly guide bringing you sound advice […]
Our English contributor Martin is reviewing the exhibition of Matisse’s drawings at the Musee des Beaux Arts of Lyon. A story of famous bearded faces. The other day, I went down to see the exhibition of Matisse’s drawings at the Musee des Beaux Arts of Lyon (2 December 2016 – 6 March 2017). So […]
La Croix Rousse market which is one of the busiest markets in Lyon lines the Boulevard de la Croix Rousse which is a part of Lyon’s UNESCO world heritage site.
Radiant-Bellevue: A contemporary arts centre with a mix of French and international live music acts, theatre, dance and comedy. The Radiant-Bellevue is a couple of kms north of the centre of Lyon. It’s a modern and comfortable place suitable for all tastes and ages. The music is mostly pop and rock and there are […]
The Museum of Gallo-Roman Civilisation astounds the visitor with its avant-garde architecture and carefully-chosen exhibits, nudging you to uncover more of what Lyon’s Roman, Gaul and Celtic forebears got up to.
Today, I have an interesting proposition for you. I would like to show you the main symbols of Lyon.