Around Lyon: 30 Beautiful Places to Discover

Is there any need to introduce Lyon, the capital of the Gauls and the capital of French gastronomy? The city offers visitors an incredible architectural and cultural heritage. ... lire plus !

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Top 10 most famous things to see in Lyon

As France’s second largest metropolitan area, Lyon boasts a rich architectural and cultural heritage. For a long time I have been dreaming of visiting Lyon. I made it on two ... lire plus !

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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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A culinary journey into Lyon Gastronomy

Since the early 20th century, Lyon has been widely considered as the French capital of gastronomy. In 1935, the French gastronomy writer Curnonsky, who was then the most ... 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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Practical information for planning your visit to Lyon

Lyon is France’s second-largest urban area after Paris and the capital of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. The city is a major tourist site with its historic town (Vieux-Lyon, Presqu’île) ... lire plus !

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Explore Lyon Old Town: history and sightseeing

Lyon Old Town is a Renaissance district at the foot of the Fourvière Hill. With its paved old streets, colourful façades and secret passageways (les Traboules), the Vieux-Lyon ... lire plus !

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