Articles Tagged ‘Place des Terreaux’

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...

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...