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Places to visit in Lyon: our blog, our fellow adventurer in the City of Lights

Dive in the rich and diverse universe of Lyon through our articles which invite you to discover the city in all its facets.

On this page, you will find and types of useful pieces of information, including excellent ideas in order to prepare your trip and then find the best places to visit in Lyon.  Our carefully-elaborated articles cleverly mix diverse themes like gastronomy, history, culture, practical advice, local hints, good plans and tour ideas.

Above all, stay tuned to discover ourws, our practical advice, and anecdotes which will transport you to the heart of Lyon.

You were wondering “What to see in Lyon”? All our answers are on the blog of Vivre à la Lyonnaise.

Discover our articles and go to the best places in Lyon

  • Meet the Lyonnais!!

    Meet the Lyonnais!!

    Visiting Lyon also means getting to know the Lyonnais of today…as well as those of yesterday! Welcome to Lyon and discover our culture and the famous personalities who have shaped the history of our beloved city!   “La fresque des Lyonnais célèbres” Art at the crossroads of history Stroll around the corner of Quai St…

  • Why Lyon is different from other cities

    Why Lyon is different from other cities

    Today, cities across the world are competing for the top-ranking positions for restaurants, beaches and monuments, or the most intense and hot nightlife! We only want the best of the best, and not the rest! It seems difficult to make yourself hear in such a hustle and bustle of choices and cravings. However there is…

  • What can we do in Lyon in 3 days?

    What can we do in Lyon in 3 days?

    What is beautiful about Lyon is that there are things for everyone to enjoy: art and history lovers, foodies, professional streets wanderers, bicycle-goers…no excuse not to give in to a week-end in Lyon! But…where to start? It’s easy…let yourself be guided along! WARNING! This article is to be read only by those who wish to…

  • Lyon, of night and shadows…

    Lyon, of night and shadows…

    The city of Lyon has always been enshrined in light… This idea is already ingrained on people’s mind with the very famous Festival of Lights, but it was all the more so since the “Plan lumière” was implemented by the municipality in 1989, and it shows the monuments of the city  adorned with somptuous chromatic…