The Transbordeur

The Transbordeur: music and pop culture since 1989 The Transbordeur, nicknamed “Transbo” is one of Lyons premier live music venues featuring the best contemporary international artists from the worlds of rock, hip hop, electronica and more.     Venue History The Transbordeur is housed in an old factory which was originally built as a water […]

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.

Place Jean Macé Market

Jean Macé market specialises in fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as offering up other goods, such as Italian and Arab specialities.

Cybele, an unusual Lyon Walking Tour

Forget about the traditional and sometimes boring guided tours. Cybele proposes a series of unconventional walking tours with street plays and tastings.

Le Canut les gones : restaurant in Lyon Croix-Rousse

Le Canut et les Gones

DO YOU WANT to know about one of Lyon’s best-kept culinary secrets? Venture up la Croix-Rousse, one of Lyon’s two hills, to Le Canut et les Gones (The Silkworker and the Kids, in Lyonnais) on Rue de Belfort, which is well off the beaten path. This restaurant, run by chef Franck Blanc, a former auto body […]

lyon free bike competition in 2017

Lyon Free Bike Kicks Off With New Courses September 8-9

The 2018 Lyon Free Bike includes new courses and races to test out     Discover Lyon by bike with Lyon Free Bike, a weekend of festivities and races for all levels on September 8 and 9. Lyon Free Bike offers five different courses for anyone to try from 23 to 60 kilometers, concentrated in […]

The Periscope

The Periscope: music venue with a jazz and experimental focus. The Periscope has an innovative program of events and live music across many musical genres and offers an alternative to the typical concert venue.     The Periscope Venue History The Periscope was founded in 2007 at the initiative of two local musicians collectives (Grolektif […]

Jazz à Vienne

Since 1981, the historic Roman City of Vienne has hosted this wonderful jazz festival on the banks of the Rhone River just 30 km south of Lyon.