How it all began

The first light shows took place in Lyon on 8th December 1852 for religious reasons. Here’s the real story of the most popular event in Lyon.

Chef Paul Bocuse has died at 91

Paul Bocuse, legendary French chef and undisputed symbol of Lyon gastronomy, passed away this Saturday morning at the age of 91.

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

Le Musée des Tissus

Lyon was once an international center for silk manufacturing. Today, you can visit Le Musée des Tissus and observe their collection of over two million textiles.

Parc de la Feyssine

A large and mostly wooded natural park.       History Following the construction of a dam on the Rhone River about 150 years ago, the area occupied by the park was used as a reservoir to supply drinking water to the city of Lyon for almost 100 years. In 2002 it officially became a […]

Le Sucre

Located in the Confluence district in southern Lyon, La Sucrière, an integral part of local modern art scene has a beautiful rooftop terrace and electro-dance club called Le Sucre.

Olympique Lyonnais

Olympique Lyonnais, pillar of the football scene in Lyon     A plethora of championships and trophies has established the Olympique Lyonnais as one of the best football clubs in France and Europe. The men’s and women’s teams have trusted the top of their tables for decades and have both conquered trophies to turn Lyon […]

St Antoine Market

Slightly smaller during the week, the food market of St Antoine is reaching full capacity on weekends. This is one of Lyon’s most popular outdoor markets.