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Our weekend favorites

What to do this weekend in Lyon?

The 18th International Dance Biennale

During this 3-week festival, all forms of dancing will be taking over halls and squares throughout Lyon! From the 11th to the 30th September 2018. 

By Isabelle

Isabelle Fournet

Exhibition: Leonardo Da Vinci - The Inventions of a Genius

From 13 September to 13 January 2019 you can discover and try out machines invented by the greatest genius of all times at La Sucrière!

By Virginie

Virginie Billy

Bernar Venet Retrospective 2019 -1959

From the 21st of September 2018 to the 6th of January 2019, at MAC Lyon, explore a remarkable and previously unseen ensemble of more than 170...

By Isabelle

Isabelle Fournet

Rooftops and hidden terraces

What better way to end the day after attending a congress than enjoying a drink on a terrace with a loved one, friends or family. Here is our...

By Laetitia

Laetitia Di Crocco

Our favourite events

Hugo Pratt, horizon lines

From the 7th of April 2018 to the 24th of March 2019, at the Musée des Confluences

By Isabelle

Isabelle Fournet

Yokainoshima, spirits of Japan

From the 7th of July 2018 to the 25th of May 2019, the Musée des Confluences explores the relationships between the Heavens and the Earth through...

By Virginie

Virginie Billy

OL Le Musée

Like any great club worth its name, Olympique Lyonnais now has its own museum, in the heart of the Groupama Stadium (which opened in 2016)! Ready to...

By Eléonore

Eléonore Delenne

Odes de Purcell - Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet

Birthday Ode for Queen Mary “Come ye Sons of Art” Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary Ode for Cecilia’s Day “Hail, bright Cecilia !”

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Festival Lumière #10 - Grand Lyon Film Festival

Between the 13th and the 21st October 2018, and throughout the entire city, Lyon will be paying tribute to the 7th Art.

By Isabelle

Isabelle Fournet

The Great Concerts

For those who enjoy a little musical excellence, from the 17th September 2018 to the 23rd May 2019, be sure not to miss the big Baroque or Chamber...

By Isabelle

Isabelle Fournet

A Lyon, c'est l'mâchon - Munch on a traditional mâchon in Lyon!

A novel experience for those who tend to skip breakfast, and a firm favourite among gourmets, a mâchon is Lyon's equivalent to a good English...

By Antoine

Antoine Allegre

Seeing Lyon from different perspectives

So you think you know everything there is to know about the Lyon? Well think again! Whether you're here just for one day or have spent your whole...

By Eléonore

Eléonore Delenne
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Our team of writers

Julie

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

Camille

The first thing you notice about Camille when you see her in the morning is her ready smile. Then you rapidly...

Isabelle

Isabelle, our editor born and bred in Lyon! She was born in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon in fact, studied in Lyon and ...

Laetitia

Laetitia is a real ray of sunshine. Needless to say, there's no chance of getting bored when working by her s...

Antoine

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

Eléonore

Eléonore is the romantic member of the team! Rumour has it that she knows her classics better than anyone els...

Virginie

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

Festivals

Lyon hosts a number of annual festivals and biennials on a wide range of topics: graphic novels, electronic music and films, to name but a few......

Live music & concerts

With classic and contemporary music, electro, rock, dub and not to forget traditional French music and French pop... Lyon has music and concerts to...

Shows

Live art with a capital "L" – like Lyon! Dance, theatre and circus... for young and old alike!

Exhibitions

Attend private viewings, exhibitions, fairs and fine art auctions, if you'd like to glimpse what the art world has to offer in Lyon, we have...

Conferences & Talks

Exchanging ideas, discussions, debates, comparing points of view and mutually enriching each other. These events are an invitation to leave the...

Games & Sports

Rugby, football, rollerblading, hiking, rowing, swimming, mountain biking... The opportunities to live life to the fullest abound in Lyon!

Shopping

Pop up stores, car boot sales, sales... It's all in here!

Cinema

Lyon is the birthplace of cinema, so obviously there's no question of you ever getting bored with such an extensive selection of events for film...

Seasonal festivities

Easter egg hunts, fireworks, national holidays, local festivities... You can find them here!

Flea markets

Fancy unearthing the perfect little second-hand dress, a vintage handbag, some retro furniture or an old postcard that's sure to make somebody smile?...

Show venues

Concert halls, tiny music bars, theatres or amphitheatres, find the place that suits you best! 

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