Liam Kirwin is one of the most important figures in Lyon nightlife – he runs the James Joyce, one of the top Irish Pub in Vieux Lyon. Our author Valerio met him to talk about the soul of Irish Pubs and French drinking habits.
Head to the island for free theater and concerts.
Guillotière celebrates summer with neighborhood festivities.
Score free tickets to all-night hip-hop and jazz.
A French-English education for children 3-10
Shorter weeks and structured afterschool sessions for Lyon’s youth.
Mario Kart, disco jam sessions, and a trip to England headline the free offerings.
Drinking French wine and breaking French bridges since 1189.
Népal was one of two elephants saved by Princess Stéphanie of Monaco.
The garden is now open for viewing.
Why Lyon is a beer city! I admit – while the title “Lyon is a beer city“ may sound catchy, it is a little exaggerated. France is a wine country, and with the Beaujolais and the Côtes du Rhône not being far, Lyon is more a wine city than anything else. Still, Lyon […]
A tale of Irish bars and bloody French food.
The hidden side of low cost hotels in Lyon, by our French contributor Marc Uhry.
He died in his house in Collonges at Mont d’ Or, near Lyon, where he was born in 1926 and where his family ran a restaurant for decades on the banks of the Saône. “It is with great sorrow that we inform you of the passing of Paul Bocuse. Our “captain” died on 20 January, at the dawn […]
Every week, This Is Lyon interviews a member of the English speaking community. Marie Connelly has just arrived in town and already enjoy it.
Our contributor Valerio visited two exhibitions about Lyon during the so-called Great War.
Lyon’s attachment to gastronomy and Italian food is well known. Find here my best pizzas places of Lyon
It’s not very easy to find accommodation in Lyon as a student or an expat because the demand for single or family housing exceeds the availability. So for your flat hunting, here is our housing guide in Lyon with a lot of good addresses and names of real estate agents.
Your mom is coming to Lyon for a visit? So what’s the sightseeing plan? Here is an easy guide to impress your mom with Lyon in one day, and save some precious time for shopping and catch up…
Every week, This Is Lyon interviews a member of the English speaking community. Here is Kendrick Lynn, coach at LOU Rugby.
“Lyon is a beautiful city with great energy” First a short sentence to introduce yourself with your name, age, familiy, country of origin, job, centres of interest Hi; My name is Rémy Kaprielan. I’m 39 years old. Happily married and father of two. I was born in France. My mom is American and my father’s […]
Finding a satisfying lunch, or coffee, on a budget can be tricky when you’re new in Lyon. Here are a few tips from our English contributor Grace.
The French elections are fast approaching. Here is our guide of what you need to know.
This Is Lyon est le premier media consacré à l’actualité au sens large de la métropole de Lyon intégralement rédigé en langue anglaise. Le site thisislyon.fr, puis sa déclinaison en format papier, s’adresse aux anglophones vivant dans la région de Lyon (entre 80.000 et 100.000 personnes, des étudiants aux expatriés), ainsi qu’aux visiteurs, touristes et congressistes étrangers non francophones (environ 1 […]
Every week, This Is Lyon interviews a member of the English speaking community. Here are Kiel Bonhomme’s favourite places.
My name is Ian Wilkinson, 58 years old from Wigan in northern England. I’m a former teacher of Physical Education and rugby player.
An Average Individual contemplates Fourvière and the Virgin Mary with her friend George.
An Average Individual investigates the delicate activity of apologising
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 […]
Among the growing trend of British and Irish style pubs to arrive in Lyon is the Wallace which opened in 2005. It’s a pretty big place (holds around 200 people) and there are four large TV screens to catch up with the latest sports action including football, rugby, golf, cricket, NFL, Formula 1 and cricket.