Isabelle

Isabelle, our editor born and bred in Lyon! She was born in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon in fact, studied in Lyon and now lives here. Territorial? Absolutely not! She loves travelling, widening her horizons, meeting new people and enjoys a change of scenery (without snow, if possible). Isabelle is curious and a people person, two attributes that often go hand in hand! Her favourite colour is green and her motto "a day without laughter is a day wasted!"

 

But more than anything else, Isabelle loves music and is second soprano singer in a choir (of 80 people!) When it comes to baroque music, she's our own personal Wikipedia, and capable of teaching you more over lunch than you could ever learn in several hours of music theory! So when she says that Bach is perfectly modern, you've no reason to doubt her. Change the rhythm and you have jazz. All kinds of singing and music are the two things that really make her heart soar. Have you ever been in love with a voice? Isabelle has!

Apart from that she adooores her family, her friends, her cat (a blue-eyed Sacred Cat of Burma), a sense of humour, words, the arts, and Lyon for ever and a day!

More tips and reviews by Isabelle

End-of-year 2018 live entertainment

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December is here and with it comes a wonderful range of live entertainment—here’s my pick! This year, the Christmas concerts take pride of place, for...

Archipel Post Modern - dance

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The Maison de la Danse is bringing us a rich and varied season, mixing together creation, urban dance, circus arts and more with works from the...

Tuareg

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From 17th of October 2017 to 4th of November 2018 at the Musée des Confluences

Wine Fair and independent Winemakers #28

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From the 25th to the 29th of October 2018, at Halle Tony Garnier, you can meet independent wine-makers from all over France, who will be delighted to...

Halloween for adults and other mysterious places

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Creepy spots, dark little corners, deserted areas, or almost… Plenty of opportunities to let your mind run wild with the most nightmarish horror...

Festival Lumière #10 - Grand Lyon Film Festival

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

Marché Alimentaire et Fleurs Quai Augagneur (food and flower market)

Along the banks of the Rhône, opposite Grand Hôtel-Dieu, enjoy a stroll through one of Lyon’s most pleasant fresh produce markets.

The courthouse with 24 columns

Located on the banks of the Saône in the Vieux-Lyon (Old Lyon) district, the historic Palais de Justice (law courts) has a majestic neoclassical...

The 18th International Dance Biennale

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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. 

The European Heritage Days

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On the 15 and 16 September 2018, doors in Lyon and the surrounding area will be opened to welcome food lovers!

Carnets de collections

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From May 16th 2017 to September 9th 2018, travel through the collections of Musée des Confluences.

Les Tupiniers du Vieux Lyon

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On the 8th and 9th September 2018, leading ceramists will be gathered in Place Saint-Jean in Lyon.

Tout l'Monde Dehors Festival

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From June 21st to September 2nd 2018, summer days and evenings in Lyon are essentially spent outdoors!

Food and Flower Market Saint Antoine Célestins

Along the Saône river, facing the Old Town, it's Lyon's biggest food market, with stalls of small gardeners and farmers.

Restaurants open in August

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Even though some restaurants close in August for well-deserved holidays, don’t worry – there is a wide choice of different types of restaurants for...

Bastille Day in Lyon and the Metropole

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13 and 14 July 2017, in Lyon and suburbs..., festivities follow one another!

Food and Flower market Croix-Rousse

At the heart of the Croix-Rousse, a real village within the city, this market is a real institution. One can find several organic vegetables.

Ciné-Concert : Amadeus Live

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From June 6th to June 9th 2018 at the Auditorium de Lyon... 

Banks of the Rhône

Greater Lyon has successfully completed a project aimed at reclaiming its rivers, which began in 2002 with the rehabilitation of the banks of the...

La Place des Jacobins

Place des Jacobins – one of the most beautiful squares in Lyon – is located in the heart of the Presqu’île district and within the city’s UNESCO...

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