A glimpse into Lyon’s Roman history

Les Musées Gallo-Romains has an extraordinary collection of Roman artefacts that are presented in a creative and sophisticated style. Take a glimpse into Lyon’s past!

Jess Gregory - 11.02.2014 - www.MyFrenchLife.org

Our guide to the sales in Lyon

Lyon is a great place to avoid large crowds and still find a good range of bargains in the French sales. Here are a few tips to ensure your shopping experience comes out on top.


Barbie dolls sail to Lyon in a slave ship

or the occasion of the 12th biennial of contemporary art in Lyon, l’église Saint-Just welcomes artist Tom Sachs and his sculpture, the ‘Barbie slave ship’. A critique of our consumerist, western, capitalist and pro-slavery society: names of famous personalities rub … Continued

Armance Beauchamp - 14.05.2013 - www.MyFrenchLife.org

Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière à Lyon : part 3

Terminons cette visite de la Basilique de Fourvière par la crypte. C’est en réalité une église basse, inachevée. Plusieurs statues de la Vierge représentent les différentes communautés catholiques de la ville de Lyon : Vierge de Czestochowa, Vierge Noire, Vierge de Fatima, Notre Dame de Gyor…