Lyon’s international electronic music festival. Les Nuits Sonores is an electronic music festival held every year in Lyon during the month of May.
A new generation of hotels or youth hostels have sprung up in Lyon, inviting travellers to delve into a vintage and designer world.
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 […]
Sitting across the street from the equally majestic old train station of Brotteaux, the brasserie is one of the best examples of Art Nouveau in France.
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.
Track Lyon’s football heritage through the Olympique Lyonnais Museum.
Here’s a list of 10 fun things to do friends and families can do to keep the holiday spirit alive.
British Director of Artistic Planning of the Lyon Auditorium tells more about this great concert (January 25-27).
Our contributor Valerio was introduced to the tasting and discovery of Scotch with the Lyon Whisky Club.
This Is Lyon provides you with a guide to what’s happening
Burger industry is booming in France and Lyon, a city known as the French food capital, is no exception. Here’s five new places for gourmet or vegan burgers.
The Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne 2017 invades the entire district, the streets, with participatory and inclusive events. Olivier Peyricot has brought together a range of international talents and united them around the theme Working Promesse, to offer visitors a panorama of the shifting work paradigms, in particular on the Cité du design site, with […]
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.
The Museum of Printing and Graphic Communication contains artifacts from the era of the Gutenberg Printing Press all the way up to modern times.
Everything you need to know about 2018 Lyon’s Festival of Lights. Four different itineraries to discover the city
The best Irish craft beers served with fine French cuisine? It sounds like a perfect match to us.
James Edgar and Emma Clark put it to the test.
The Pub: The Albion is Lyon’s first English pub opening its doors in 1982 and paving the way for the new trend of Anglo Saxon style pubs to take root in Lyon over the last 30 years. The evening’s entertainment is centred around a good pint in a warm and comfortable atmosphere. The walls […]
La Part Dieu shopping centre is one of the most gigantic shopping centres in Europe nearby la Part Dieu train station.
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.
La Vigne sous la Plume coordinates the 3rd edition of “Le Mois du Vin Naturel”, which brings together the major players of Natural Wine, in November, in Lyon and its surroundings.
The international chain Hard Rock Café opened a new franchise restaurant in the center of Lyon in November 2016 and brings American-style food in the temple of French gastronomy.
How about visiting Los Angeles without leaving Lyon? Get yourself over to the Museum of Contemporary Art.
The oldest wine bar of Lyon is located in the Vieux Lyon! La Cave des Voyageurs was founded by Jean Markarian (aka “Jeannot”) in 1998 (the same year that Vieux Lyon was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and its list of red and white wine includes Bourgogne, Beaujolais, Côtes-du-Rhône, Loire, Corbière, Cahors, […]
Two professional tennis tournaments played on clay courts take place in Lyon in 2018.
Institut Lumière is Lyon’s cinema museum and home of the inventors tof the Cinematograph in 1895.
Lyon City Tours present two guided tours of Lyon. One aboard a double decker bus taking in the major sites of Lyon and the second is a small electric tram which takes visitors on a guided tour of La Croix Rousse.
2018 edition of Nuits Sonores Lyon Electronic Music Festival Extended to 8 Days.
For those with coeliac disease or following a gluten-free diet, it can be hard finding somewhere to eat in Lyon. Here’s a list of 5 friendly places.
Capture the classic spirit of life in France by riding around on a vintage 1960’s moped in true style. It’s the ultimate way to discover Lyon’s streets and neighbourhoods with the wind in your hair and without wearing your shoes out.