Discover truffles, raviolis, great wines, beautiful landscapes and other local specialities by visiting Valence, Romans, Tournon-sur-Rhône and Tain l’Hermitage in the Rhone Valley, only one hour from Lyon.
In Lyon’s 5th district, is St Jean Cathedral in the beating heart of Vieux Lyon, home to the largest Renaissance area in Europe after Venice.
Place Bellecour is the largest pedestrian square in Europe. A landmark to visit in Lyon.
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.
In the southern Provence region, Avignon is a small middle ages style town that is perfect for any day trip from Lyon.
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.
Never traveled outside or want to explore Lyon surroundings further? Our contributor Natalja takes you on a little tour around Lyon…
This museum is unique in Europe and shows everyday world in tiny, pulls you into the realms of cinema and its special effects.
Since 1836 Brasserie Georges is serving the finest food in an elegant establishment: a fabulous place to savour the grand history of Lyon and its impeccable cuisine.
La Croix Rousse market which is one of the busiest markets in Lyon lines the Boulevard de la Croix Rousse which is a part of Lyon’s UNESCO world heritage site.
Le Parc de la Tete d’Or: Lyon’s magnificent urban park. History of the park Created in 1857 by the brothers Denis and Eugène Buhler in the same year as New York’s famous Central Park, Le Parc de la Tete d’Or has seen numerous additions since it’s initial creation, including in 1865 the […]
Great pictures and videos of Lyon Festival of Lights 2017.
Five museums and exhibitions to discover in Lyon’s museums in December.
What to visit, where to eat, and what to buy in the “Venice of the Alps”.
Would you like to sit in the chair of the mayor of Lyon? The city hall is opened to public this weekend only (Sept. 16-17) for the European Heritage Days as 400 other uncommon places.
Lyon’s Chocolate maker Richard Sève has just opened a museum in a brand-new factory located in Limonest.
Who knew you could miss a place while you’re still in it? Here’s a list of some of the things I miss about Lyon. By Caroline Conner
A strange door, a big invisible clock, a red stone… Here are 5 little-known places in Lyon that you probably missed and never heard about.
The Millenium Falcon of Lyon. Discover Lyon’s audacious and eclectic Natural History Museum, at the confluence of the city’s famous rivers.
Italian comic book writer Hugo Pratt and its cartoon character Corto Maltese are at the heart of 2018 main exhibition at the Lyon Confluences museum.
The most prominent Lyonnais, all on one wall.
There’s lots to do in Lyon for Chinese New Year, but it is the annual festival at Guillotière that is certainly not to be missed.
Discover les Puces du Canal in Villeurbanne aka Lyon’s flea market. A place for vintage lovers, Les Puces du Canal is a paradise for cravers of good deals.
Photographer and visual artist, Guillaume J. Plisson, specialist in Lightgraff, unveils his top tips to take stunning pictures during the Festival of Lights.
In February, Lyon also hosts a lot of beautiful events, like the Wintower festival or the Salgado photo exhibition
The former hospital stands guard over Lyon’s Presqu’île, filled with shops, restaurants, offices, and a hotel.
2018 will be very festive in Lyon with many sports events, exhibitions and an extended electro music festival.
Urban, crafted and locally produced beers has become more and more trendy in Lyon. This Is Lyon has opened for you a few bottles of some good local beers.
The Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière is a vital part of the Lyon cityscape offering one of the best views over the entire city.
We welcome in the 2020s in proper eclectic fashion in Lyon