Explore the emblematic hill of Fourvière in Lyon

You thought there was hardly anything worth discovering on the hill of Fourvière? Well, Lyon’s emblematic hill is an experience you will not forget. Discovering this hill is like travelling through ... lire plus !

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Lyon History

Lyon History shows the rich heritage of France’s second largest city which has very much influenced the way the city looks today. From the Roman era to the 20th century, ... lire plus !

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Matefaim lyonnais aux pommes – Apple “matefaim”

The Matefaim Lyonnais looks a lot like a cross between a normal cake and a traditional crêpe. As with most specialties originating from Lyon, it is a rich taste. ... lire plus !

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Leeks gratin – Gratin de poireaux

People from Lyon love “gratins”, and especially leeks gratin. Find out more about the recipe below! Ingredients 12 leeks ½ litre of Beaujolais (optional) Salt Pepper 3 garlic ... lire plus !

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Paillasson lyonnais

This is our recipe for a delicious Paillasson Lyonnais (from the city of Lyon). Ingredients 1kg of Potatoes 35g of Butter Oil Salt and Pepper Method Peel the ... lire plus !

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The Alsace Wine Route is celebrating its 60th anniversary!

This year, the Alsace Wine Route is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Arguably the most beautiful scenic route of France, the Wine Route extends over 170 km following the ... lire plus !

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The Origins and Traditions of Father’s Day in France

Father’s Day in France takes place on the third Sunday of June, less than a month after Mother’s Day (on the last Sunday in May). In the United ... lire plus !

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Mother’s Day in France: Origins and Traditions

In the USA and Australia, Mother’s Day takes place on the second Sunday of May. However, the French have chosen a different date to pay tribute to their ... lire plus !

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What do French people celebrate on Europe Day?

“Vive l’Europe!” On Europe Day 27 states and more than 446 million Europeans (including about 67 million French people) celebrate the European Union on May, 9th. On that ... lire plus !

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Lyon Presqu’île

Lyon has developed over the years around the two rivers which run through the city: the Rhône and the Saône. Between them, a peninsula has formed: “Lyon Presqu’île”. ... lire plus !

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