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What to do this weekend in Lyon?

Fêtons l'été - Tout l'Monde Dehors Festival

From the 21st of June to the 1st of September 2019, enjoy more than 200 free, outdoor art events all summer. This festival starts with the Fête de la...

By Isabelle

Isabelle Fournet

Where to eat ice cream in Lyon?

Here is our selection of ice cream parlours in Lyon, for a tasty and natural experience!

By Eléonore

Eléonore Delenne

5 natural bathing spots around Lyon

For those of you who dread the idea of having to drive down the A6 to get to the coast to enjoy a swim, the Mon Week-End à Lyon team has come up with...

By Antoine

Antoine Allegre

Where to go for a picnic in Lyon?

Fancy a summer picnic? Check out our selection of essential or unusual locations!

By Eléonore

Eléonore Delenne

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Restaurants open this summer in Lyon

Because it’s not always easy to find a restaurant during the holidays and to avoid you arriving at a closed door, we have prepared a little selection...

By Julie

Julie Masson

Les Jeudis des Musiques du Monde

From the 4th of July to the 29th of August 2019, the Jardin des Chartreux will be celebrating the world through music!

By Eléonore

Eléonore Delenne

Himalayan parties, the last ones Kalash

A look at the invisible through the eyes of the mysterious Kalash, at the Musée des Confluence, from the 23rd of October 2018 to the 1st of December...

By Virginie

Virginie Billy

Star Wars Cine-concerts

At the Auditorium, from the 11th to the 14th of September 2019, and from the 25th to the 27th of June 2020, two screenings of Star Wars with Lyon...

By Isabelle

Isabelle Fournet


Festival Woodstower 2019

The Woodstower Festival has the tough job of bringing the summer holidays to a close and it has been doing so for 21 years. Come and join us on the...

By Antoine

Antoine Allegre

Lyon Street Food Festival 2019

To our enormous delight, the Lyon festival dedicated to street food will be back for the 4th time. From the 12th to the 15th September 2019, at Les...

By Mélina

The European Heritage Days 2019

Head off to explore the city on 21 and 22 September 2019.

By Laureen

Laureen © Laurence Papoutchian

The Lyon Contemporary Art Biennale

From 18 September 2019 to 15 January 2020, at macLYON (Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon 69006), the Fagor factory (Lyon 69007) and the IAC (Institute...

By Isabelle

Isabelle Fournet
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Everything about Julie suggested that she might one day become Miss France. As the daughter and granddaughter...


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This is Antoine. The only moustache in the office.The fact that he has managed to find a niche in a team excl...


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Virginie comes from Corsica. "We can't all be born in Lyon…" as they say. But our lovely city is now under he...


Mélina joined our gang this summer, and we're all delighted!She's from the Vendée on the west coast of France...


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