Lyon, guest of honour - Montréal en Lumière
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This article is also available in French.

Each year, Montréal en Lumière selects a grand featured city and this year, Lyon is the chosen one.

With its 4200 restaurants and 21 starred chefs, Lyon is considered to be the French capital of gastronomy. Amongst the food scene celebrities, we find Paul Bocuse, named « chef of the century » by Gault & Millau, who will be honoured at events such as ITHQ welcomes Institut Paul Bocuse.

Throughout the festival, we will discover Lyon’s specialities like bouchon lyonnais, andouillette, mâchon or saladier lyonnais. You will find all Lyon’s fine dining activities on Montréal en Lumière website.

Lyon- grande ville à l'honneur à Montréal en Lumière 2017
Photo credit: Montréal en Lumière

An old friendship between Montréal and Lyon

Here’s what you need to know :

Here’s a bit more about Lyon (in French) :

Located at the foot of the Alps, named “Best Place to Spend a Weekend in Europe 2016” by the World Travel Awards, Lyon is a destination for lovers of art, culture and gastronomy.

Looks like Lyon will be one of my next destinations!


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