Virginie

Virginie comes from Corsica. "We can't all be born in Lyon…" as they say. But our lovely city is now under her skin (although her beloved island remains firmly anchored in her heart).

And she's certainly not lacking in heart! She's always worrying about other people, and is kindness incarnate.

She also has lovely green eyes that are wide open to the world. When she lifts them, it's to contemplate the universe, or to admire a photographs or painting. And when she closes them, it's to help her feel things more deeply. Because Virginie is into yoga and eutonia

Virginie often wears lipstick (real red lipstick) that she is often obliged to reapply, as this lover of gourmet delights is unable to resist eating a little piece of chocolate, or two…

But don't be fooled by such coquetry, because it doesn't take her long to pull on her little boots (size 35) and her explorer's outfit to embark on long hikes or become a modern-day Indiana Jones in search of Egyptian remains.

Virginie loves all things organic, beautiful and delicious, and quite right she is too.

More tips and reviews by Virginie

Cité du Chocolat Valrhona

In heart of the Rhône valley, amongst the foothills of the great Tain-l’Hermitage vineyards and the river, lies Valrhona.

Unusual visits of the flea market Puces du Canal

Travel through time from the 16th to the 21st century at Lyon’s Flea Market: book a place on a guided tour of the second largest flea market in...

Vivienne Westwood

Textile Museum tribute to Vivienne Westwood for a first french monography from September 10, 2020 to January 17, 2021.

Antoine de Saint Exupéry

From the 14th of October 2020 to the 25th of April 2021, La Sucrière will host an immersive exhibition on Saint-Exupéry and his Little Prince.

Peinture Fraîche Festival

Street art is centre stage in Lyon again at Halle Debourg from 2 October ti 1 November 2020.

Refugee Food Festival Lyon

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From the 13th to the 23rd of June 2019, between Lyon and Roanne, the kitchens of many fine restaurants will be opening their arms to the world. 

Foire de Lyon 2020 - Cancelled

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The 102nd Foire de Lyon (Fair of Lyon) will be held in 2020. A major event in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, it is held each year at the beginning...

Lyon’s 2020 events and cultural scene is back with a bang

It’s finally time to take a look at the events taking place between September and December 2020 to finish the year in style! Festivals, shows, and...

Touroparc Zoo

Treat yourself to a safari for a real day of change of scenery !

The Fourvière Nights - CANCELLED

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Nuits de Fourvière is back for an anniversary edition! 

Yokainoshima, spirits of Japan

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

Lyon City Trek

City trek is a 2 to 3 hour walk preconceived or on demand through the city to discover the culture and natural environment. This enjoyable walk takes...

Lyon, city of cinema

With more than 40 cinemas spread across Lyon, as well as 20+ film festivals, the 7th art has always held a special place in the culture of both the...

Bike tourists, welcome to Lyon!

Go at your own pace, take your time and safely get off the beaten track – this is what it means to discover a region or city by bike.

Walks around Lyon

Whether you’re looking for fauna, flora or simply beautiful landscapes, here is a panorama of pleasant paths to follow. 

Jazz à Vienne 2020

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From June 25 to July 11, 2020, the Antique Theatre of Vienna welcomes for the 40th time all jazz music for a world tour in music.

Open 6ème Sens – Métropole de Lyon / Open Tennis WTA

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From 29 February to 8 March 2020, head to the Palais des Sports de Gerland for the new WTA tennis tournament.

Festival Lumière #11 - Grand Lyon Film Festival

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The international classic cinema festival: 12th - 20th October 2019

Lyon’s finest artisan chocolatiers

Lyon’s finest artisan chocolatiers offer an enticing range of delectable creations.

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