House with garden in Villeurbanne

House Description – 388.500 EUR Lovely 3 bedroom semi-detached house with sunny garden in Villeurbanne, close to Bel Air tram station that takes you to Part Dieu within 10 minutes. Renovated, bright property in a quiet, residential area consisting of 3 bedrooms (one with air-con), bathroom, lounge, dining room, kitchen, utility room/office that could be made into another […]

Parc de la Feyssine

A large and mostly wooded natural park.       History Following the construction of a dam on the Rhone River about 150 years ago, the area occupied by the park was used as a reservoir to supply drinking water to the city of Lyon for almost 100 years. In 2002 it officially became a […]

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.

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.

Les Puces du Canal

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.

Parc de Gerland

Lyon’s riverside park dedicated to sports, family leisure activities, picnics, plants and flowers.       Description The park area is situated next to the Stadium of Gerland, former home to Lyon’s football team Olympique Lyonnais and home of LOU Rugby as well as the Palais des Sports, an indoor sporting arena and la Plaine […]

Lyon City Tours

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.

Swimming in Lyon and nearby

Where to swim in Lyon and around Lyon? Here’s a selection of swimming pools, aquatic parks and natural sites to enjoy with friends and families.

List of the best food markets in Lyon, France

La Croix Rousse Market

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.

Parc de la Tête d’Or

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 […]

Visit Lyon on two wheels

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.

Grand Parc Miribel-Jonage

A few miles away from Lyon, the Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage is the perfect place for families in the summer.

Lyon City Boat, les “Bateaux Lyonnais”

Lyon City Boat offers wonderful sightseeing and lunch or dinner cruises along the Rhone and Saone. From a simple one hour sightseeing trip to a relaxing 5 hour gourmet lunch journey, see the city from a different angle as you drift past the magnificent urban landscape on a guided tour.