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Free Events This Weekend In Lyon: February, Fri 11th – Sat 12th, 2011

Free Events This Weekend In Lyon: February, Fri 11th – Sat 12th, 2011 February 11, 2011 | Events, free, What's New | Read More
Spending The Weekend In Lyon, Without Spending Your Money! Free Events This Weekend In Lyon: February, Fri. 11th – Sat. 12th, 2011 (Psst! Click on the highlighted links to get a venue description and map for each event location.) Friday, February 11th , 2011 Event: Joachim Expert Description: Piano Location:...

Valentines Day In Lyon

Valentines Day In Lyon February 11, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Being the romantic city that it is, visitors to Lyon can expect to find lots of smoochy Valentines day activities in and around the city. And just to prove the city’s romance potential, we’ve created a top ten list for Lyon’s Top Ten Romantic Restaurants and Lyon’s Top Ten Romantic...

Big White Balloons in Lyon’s Place Des Terreaux

Big White Balloons in Lyon’s Place Des Terreaux January 31, 2011 | free, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Anyone walking through Lyon’s central Place des Terreaux might be wondering what all those big white balloons are all about (see photo). I certainly wondered when I saw them there last week; filling up the square like big white beach balls floating out at sea. The artist probably wouldn’t...

Alternative Travel: Learning Frech In Lyon

Alternative Travel: Learning Frech In Lyon January 31, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Most people travel to Lyon to experience the UNESCO accredited World Heritage city, and to indulge in the culinary delights of France’s acclaimed gastronomic capital. But in increasing numbers, travellers are combining a cultural visit to France with a course in French language, and with Lyon being...

Free Events This Weekend In Lyon: January, Fri 28th – Sat. 29th, 2011

Free Events This Weekend In Lyon: January, Fri 28th – Sat. 29th, 2011 January 26, 2011 | Events, free, What's New | Read More
Spending The Weekend In Lyon, Without Spending Your Money! Free Events This Weekend In Lyon: January, Fri 28th – Sat. 29th, 2011 (Psst! Click on the highlighted links to get a venue description and map for each event location.) Friday, January 28th , 2011 Event: Karting Description: Lively “manouche”...

Lyon’s Cine O’clock Festival Of British And Irish Film

Lyon’s Cine O’clock Festival Of British And Irish Film January 25, 2011 | What's New | Read More
From the 2nd to the 8th of February, Lyon’s Le Zola Cinéma in Villeurbanne will be hosting the 16th edition of its annual British and Irish Film Festival. This year under the title of “So British”, the festival will provide a broad overview of British and Irish films, including; social...

The Göteborg Ballet At Lyon’s La Maison De La Danse

The Göteborg Ballet At Lyon’s La Maison De La Danse January 18, 2011 | Events, Romantic, What's New | Read More
Featuring the work of three Swedish choreographers – Inger, Kvarnström and Ekman – Lyon’s Maison de la Danse will be presenting an original Bolero by The Göteborg Ballet, from the 19th to the 23rd of January 2011. Lovers of the ballet are said to be in for a treat, with this being...

A Major Retrospective Of Alfred Hitchcock At Lyon’s Institut Lumière

A Major Retrospective Of Alfred Hitchcock At Lyon’s Institut Lumière January 14, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Marking the release of the book “Alfred Hitchcock : une vie d’ombres et de lumière” (a life of shadows and light), by Patrick McGilligan, Lyon’s Institut Lumière will be hosting a major retrospective of Hitchcock’s work. From his silent films to his box office hits, the institute...

Friday Photo: A Spinkling Of Snow In Lyon

Friday Photo: A Spinkling Of Snow In Lyon December 17, 2010 | Romantic, What's New | Read More
Just to make the city all the more Christmassy on the run-up to the holidays, the heavens have graced Lyon with yet another covering of snow. But compared to the heavy cover we experienced a couple of weeks ago, it appears that today’s and yesterday’s sprinkling has arrived for purely aesthetic...

Visiting Father Christmas in Lyon

Visiting Father Christmas in Lyon December 17, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If you’re not sure where to find Father Christmas in Lyon, he’s visiting the Marché de noël de Lyon, and will be gracing the market with his presence on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday-  from 4pm to 8pm – and on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 8pm. So don’t...