What to do in Lyon this week? (from 9 to 13 May 2022)

Summer is slowly but surely making its appearance in Lyon. And if you’re still not sure if May is one of the best months of the year in Lyon, check out our small selection of cool events to do this week.

Monday 9 May 2022 > mountain movies

Do you want wide open spaces and sensations? Waiting to be able to trudge into the mountains, direction Climb up (Lyon 7) to Jean Mace. The climbing hall offers an evening mountain movies with the screening of 6 short films. You will be amazed by sublime visuals and a food truck will be waiting for you. It’s from 7pm to midnight and it’s FREE
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The Design Biennale of Saint-Étienne

This is one of the biggest events in the region this spring. The 12th edition of the International Design Biennale of Saint-Étienne in full swing and deserves that you get the first TER to visit the 7 exhibitions presented in the Cité du Design.
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Tuesday 10 May 2022 > concert

Esmerine profiles itself as a modern chamber music group. Mixing genres and styles, the group from Montreal invents a dreamy and captivating universe (go listen to what they’re doing here, it’s really great). They are next Tuesday at sonic (Lyon 5) with the Lyon group Cradle of the wild will† It is at 8 pm and it costs 10 €.
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Wednesday 11 May 2022 > presentation

This Wednesday, the prestigious Lyon Opera do this Big party and reveals his program. Musicians, directors, dancers, singers and the director take the stage to present the shows for the upcoming season 22-23. It’s from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and it’s FREE (on reservation).
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Garden In République plant sales are back in Lyon

Message to all plant lovers: the second edition of Garden In République will take place in Lyon from 11 to 14 May † Go to Place de la République to find the plants that are missing from your apartment or home. On site you will find green experts like the Plant Protection Association who can advise and guide you in the choice of plants according to your wishes and your place of life. Garden In République is a sale of plants, but not only! You can also attend jazz concerts that will enliven these 4 days.
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Thursday 12 May 2022 > get up

fight (Lyon 5), one of our favorite bars in Lyon, stands up on the very first night Baston Comedy Club† 6 comedians come to defend their jokes and try to make the audience laugh. It’s from 7pm and it’s FREE
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Friday 13 May 2022 🍀 > to be continued…

And before the end of the week we have to come back for our weekend offers, published before 12:00 on Friday. If you want to make sure you don’t miss our weekend deals, the easiest way is to subscribe to our newsletter which departs every Friday at noon and contains a summary of our articles for the week and our tips for the weekend.


This weekend: off to the Beaujolais vineyards

See you on May 14 at thetreesle for a oeno-electric walk in the vineyards du Beaujolais, accompanied by a wine tasting and a picnic with local products. Accompanied by a guide, you will spend a day crossing the landscapes of the southern Beaujolais. In short, if you like scenic views, wine tasting, cycling (electric of course) and discovering new flavors for your taste buds, this oeno-electric ride is made for you. It is located 30 minutes from Lyon and costs 80 €. Don’t forget to book for Wednesday 11 May!
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Total cost for our tips: €10


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The photo illustrating the article was taken by @yohan.lyon† If you would like one of your photos to illustrate one of our articles. Post it on Instagram, with the hashtag #lyoncitycrunch

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