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The Lyon Festival of Lights: a tradition since 1852

The origins of the festival The history of the Fête des lumières de Lyon is intimately linked to Lyon's religious history. Since the Middle Ages, the city of Lyon has venerated the Virgin Mary, but it was more precisely in 1643, during a plague epidemic, that the city of Lyon placed itself under ...

13
Nov
2007

Robert Doisneau : portraits of artists and views of Lyon

A new exhibition The Jean Couty Museum in Lyon is hosting a groundbreaking exhibition dedicated to Robert Doisneau until April 30, 2022: Robert Doisneau - Portraits of Artists and Views of Lyon. The famous French photographer is known worldwide for his portraits and street scenes like the famous ...

05
Jan
2022

Lyon: 5 good reasons to visit the Croix-Rousse

1- To gain height The Croix-Rousse is, with Fourvière, one of the two hills of the city of Lyon. One of the most fun ways to get to this picturesque area is to take the C line of the metro. Without wanting to spoil the surprise too much, you should know that the Lyon metro takes on the appea ...

18
Aug
2021

The ViaRhôna: a bicycle route from the Alps to the Mediterranean

otal length of 1100 km over the two countries. In addition, this route is interconnected with other cycling routes: - the Voie Bleue (connection to Lyon) - the Grande Traversée de l'Ardèche VTT (connection to Bourg-Saint-Andéol) - the Mediterranean by bike (connection to Beaucai ...

21
Feb
2022

The cervelle de canut: an easy recipe

nut is best eaten fresh on toast. It is delicious served with nut bread or crostini. This is how it is served as an aperitif in the traditional Lyonnais bouchons. Copyright : Audrey Vautherot ...

18
Aug
2021

Grilled chickens: welcome to the brigade of broken arms

Police officers like no other The commander Anne Capestan, former star of the BRI of Lyon, was put in the closet following a serious mistake. Back after her dismissal, she is entrusted with the direction of a mysterious 4th brigade, whose premises are located in the basement... In Lyon, this ...

26
Apr
2022

Gothic architecture: presentation and characteristics

Amiens - Notre-Dame de Paris - Our Lady of Rouen - Notre-Dame de Strasbourg, - Saint-Etienne of Metz, - Sainte-Cécile of Albi. - Saint-Jean of Lyon In Europe, we can also mention St. Peter's Cathedral in Cologne in Germany, the cathedrals of Burgos and Leon in Spain, Westminster Abbey in ...

25
Mar
2008

2021, the polar summer: a cultural season throughout France

d La banquise sens dessus dessous, is held simultaneously in the host cities from June 23 to October 10, 2021. The participating cities are Paris, Lyon and Nice, but also Besançon, Bordeaux, Brest, Cannes, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, Dijon, Grenoble, La Rochelle, Lille, Lorient, Marseille, Metz, Mont ...

06
Sep
2021

Bordeaux: a doubly rewarded tourist destination

d edition of this competition created at the initiative of the European Union. They succeed Gothenburg and Malaga as winners in 2020 and Helsinki and Lyon chosen in 2019. In 2021, they were in competition with 5 other finalists, namely: Florence, Ljubljana, Venice, Dublin and Palma. As a remin ...

03
Nov
2021

Thermalism: 5 things to know about post-Covid spa treatments

w). The Thermalies trade show was held from January 20 to 23, 2022 at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris and then from January 28 to 30, 2022 at Eurexpo in Lyon. ...

27
Jan
2022

Taiwan : Discover the Beautiful Island differently

e and Chiayi is its heart. If you decide to visit Taiwan for a food tour, the most important stop will be in this beautiful city. Often comparable to Lyon for its importance in the island's gastronomy, it is full of many restaurants, snack stands and delicatessens of Taiwanese products. The city' ...

23
June
2022