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Ever since 8th December 1852, the date that Lyon chose to consecrate the Virgin Mary, Lyon has associated light with popular tradition.

Since 1999, the city has put this event at the forefront of the international scene by devoting 4 extra fairy-tale nights to the Festival, during which international artists transform the city through scenography and astonishing light shows held in traditional or unusual sites.

Each evening, starting at 8 pm, take a stroll through the centre of Lyon, which is transformed by lights and the imaginations of designers from around the world.
The Festival of Light highlights the town's outstanding architectural heritage, its rivers and its main monuments and places through a combination of fantastic scenes making use of lighting, video and audio attractions.

Take a chance, arrive earlier and enjoy the Lights Festival !

Dates to be confirmed soon on :