It’s time for some hilarious truths about raising kids in France.
BDers from around the world will flood the city for a weekend of art.
One of the most awaited festivals of the year is back with jazz from all corners of the world.
A French-English education for children 3-10
Mario Kart, disco jam sessions, and a trip to England headline the free offerings.
The Lyon Beer Festival returns with a focus on American brewers.
A tale of Irish bars and bloody French food.
The hidden side of low cost hotels in Lyon, by our French contributor Marc Uhry.
Lyon’s attachment to gastronomy and Italian food is well known. Find here my best pizzas places of Lyon
Our American contributor Jenna reveals her favorite food finds in the 7th arrondissement of Lyon.
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 […]
Our American contributor Lindsey shares her experience marching for science on Earth day in Lyon. Her first protest in France.
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.
An Average Individual investigates the delicate activity of apologising
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 […]
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.
Place Bellecour is the largest pedestrian square in Europe. A landmark to visit in Lyon.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
An Average Individual ponders upon the pros and cons of getting hot under the collar
My first “Fêtes des Lumières” in Lyon, back in 2014
An Average Individual wants to sit in a park and watch the world go by, but ends up drinking rosé wine and supping up ordinary racism
An Average Indivudual is spared Monday morning suicide when she sets foot in a boulangerie