Economics & Tourism
Lyon Tourist Office and Convention Bureau
Comprehensive information on Lyon's heritage, cultural and sporting activities, leisure and outings for tourists and leisure/business tourism professionals.
Lyon international airport
Lyon airport (Lyon-Saint Exupéry) is situated approximately 25 km (15 Miles) East of Lyon and is in easy access to the major cities.
With more than 130.000 students, the Lyon-Saint Etienne agglomeration represents one of the largest French university sites.
Website edited by the City of Lyon in order to provide useful informations to foreign students.
Fête des Lumières (Festival of Lights)
A four-day event where the city's buildings are illuminated by an array of multi-media displays.
Museum of Fine Arts
The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the largest French and European museums. Located in the heart of Lyon, between the Rhône and Saône rivers, it is found in a magnificent building dating from the 17th century.
Musée d’Art Contemporain
News and exhibitions at MAC Lyon. Contemporary art collection. Cultural activities, guided tours. Calendar.
Since 1982, the Institut Lumière has had its home in the heart of Monplaisir, that historical area of Lyon where the Lumière brothers invented the Cinématographe and where, in 1895, they shot the first film in the history of the cinema : "Sortie d'Usine".
Maison de la Danse
This very important place for dance in the Rhône-Alpes region makes programming of international companies and of young companies of Rhône-Alpes. The building also hosts resident company in a creative studio and has a basic reference document on dance with a library composed of over 1,000 shows filmed.