• Les bouchons lyonnais Garants de la tradition culinaire Lyonnaise
  • Gourmet visits

    Lyon’s worldwide culinary reputation is well deserved.

    Sweet or savoury, there is something for every taste. Not to mention wine, which also takes pride of place in the heart of Lyon people.

    Today, it is home to more than one thousand establishments, typical Lyon bouchons along with the forty-odd Michelin-starred gastronomic restaurants.

    If you are into culinary shopping, Lyon is the place for you. The city has many markets such as the Quai Saint Antoine or Croix-Rousse markets. Not to mention the Paul Bocuse market hall and Christmas markets in Croix-Rousse and Perrache.

    Let yourself be tempted by gourmet addresses.

    Chocolate, pastries and confectionery feature prominently alongside Lyon specialities and local products. And to wash it all down, why not visit a wine specialist or a wine merchant?

    The city regularly organises fairs and shows relating to gastronomy, such as the French Wine and Terroir or Wine and Gastronomy Shows and the SIRHA (World food and hospitality exhibition).

    The environs of Lyon are also worth a visit…. For example, excursions are organised so that you can discover the wine growing heritage of the Lyon region…Whether you prefer the medieval village of Pérouges or the Beaujolais wine route, you will most definitely be amazed!

    orange_Intérieur 2_240*253In 1935,

    gastronome Curnonsky referred to Lyon as the "world capital of gastronomy".