Lyon for Kids

What to do with your children during the Fete des Lumières?
Here are 4 ideas for outings with little ones in Lyon in December.

Lyon’s First Street Art Festival

Five Colombian and 5 French street artists are invited to express their art on white walls for a live painting experience this week-end (15-17 Sept.)

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Climbing in Lyon

Thisislyon.fr provides you with tips and locations for climbing in and around Lyon.

Gadagne Historical Museums

Located in the old quarter in Lyon St Jean in a Renaissance building, the Musées Gadagne comprise two truly beautiful museums: the Historical Museum of Lyon and the newly refreshed Museum of Puppetry Art.

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.

Charlemagne Ice Rink

The Charlemagne ice rink provides ice skating, professionnal ice hockey and spectacles on ice in Lyon.     The Patinoire Charlemagne is the major sporting venue in Lyon that combines all the activities on ice. It involves going ice skating with friends or family for an afternoon, attending a professional hockey game with the Lyon Hockey Club […]

The faces you see in Museums

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 […]

Museum of Gallo-Roman Civilisation

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.