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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...

Cristmas Markets In Lyon: Marché de Noël de Lyon

Cristmas Markets In Lyon: Marché de Noël de Lyon December 16, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
A little reminder that there are just 8 days left of Lyon’s Marché de noël de Lyon! If you’re visiting Lyon over the holidays, the market is well worth a visit. Even if you’ve done all your Christmas shopping, the market ambiance provides a nice dose of nostalgic Christmas spirit;...

A Tribute To Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi At Lyon’s Fête des Lumières 2010

A Tribute To Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi At Lyon’s Fête des Lumières 2010 December 16, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Created by the 19th century designer Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, La Fontaine Bartholdi is the pride and joy of Lyon’s magnetising square, the lovely Place des Terreaux. It’s one of those French squares where you can sit back and say to yourself, “this is France at its most charming”. And apart...

Lyon’s Fête des Lumières 2010

Lyon’s Fête des Lumières 2010 December 6, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Praise be to Lyon’s lighting experts and the festival organisers who bring us Lyon’s annual Fête des Lumières, one of France’s most magical festivals. Praise be, particularly this year, as the four day Festival of Lights – taking place from the 8th to the 11th of December –...

The Beaujolais Nouveau Has Arrived! Well, Not Quite Yet.

The Beaujolais Nouveau Has Arrived! Well, Not Quite Yet. November 17, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
As is the case every year in November, the 3rd Thursday of the month has been claimed as ‘Beaujolais Nouveau Day’. Once a localised day of celebration to welcome the first vintage of the Beaujolais winemaking season, the day is now recognised internationally, particularly in Japan and America, where...

Protests And Riots In Lyon: Information For Travellers

Protests And Riots In Lyon: Information For Travellers October 21, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Demonstrations against the French government’s proposition to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62 have escalated in Lyon over the past six days, resulting in rioting, looting and widespread vandalism in central areas of the city. Tuesday saw the worst of the rioting when groups of youths wreaked...

Free Wine Tasting At Lyon’s Centre de Congrès l’Espace Tête d’Or

Free Wine Tasting At Lyon’s Centre de Congrès l’Espace Tête d’Or September 28, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
Taking place from the 15th to the 17th of October, French wine producers will gather together at Lyon’s Centre de Congrès l’Espace Tête d’Or for the annual Les Vignerons de France. Fifty to eighty producers are selected and invited by the organisers Vinomedia, based on their title,...

Lumière Film Festival 2010

Lumière Film Festival 2010 September 28, 2010 | Events | Read More
Taking place from the 4th until the 10th of October, the Lumière Film Festival 2010 is an event that Lyon is getting very excited about! Now in its second year, most of the excitement extends from the huge success of the first Lumière Festival that took place last year, where Clint Eastwood received...

Free Events In Lyon: Thurs 23rd – Wed 29th Of September 2010

Free Events In Lyon: Thurs 23rd – Wed 29th Of September 2010 September 23, 2010 | Events, free | Read More
Back by popular demand, Lyon’s Local Flavor will now keep you up-to-date on free events happening around the city on a weekly basis, so check in with us each Thursday to get the low-down  for the following week. Free Events In Lyon: Thursday September 23rd - Wednesday September 29th, 2010 Click...
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