For three nights a variety of different artists light up buildings, streets, squares and parks all over the city.

Over 70 light installations create a magical atmosphere.

Millions of visitors both French and from abroad enjoy the friendly and joyful spirit of this unique event.

From Thursday the 8th to Saturday the 10th of December 2016, Lyon will be awash with light!

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Enjoy the smartphone application : information, program, routes, interactive map.
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Into the light!
Share your pictures using #FDL2016 and your best photos will be displayed on the Bellecour wheel during the 3 nights of the Festival.
In collaboration with France 3 Rhône-Alpes
Special edition
Valid for 1, 2 or 3 days, this card includes more than 30 attractions: museums, tours, exhibitions, activities and shows...
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To plan your visit and to ensure you don’t miss anything, you can start right now creating your selection of installations on the website.


Useful tips !


Every year over 4 million visitors come to enjoy the experience of the Festival of Lights in Lyon! To ensure that it doesn’t turn into an “evening to forget”, here are a few useful tips which will help you make the most of this event in the best possible way.

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Let's candlelight our city!


The Festival of lights is rooted in its territory and Lyon’s history. This historical bond is especially expressed on the 8th of December when everyone enlightens its windows or balcony with candles.

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Be at the heart of the festival!


Participate fully in the 2016 Festival of Lights. On the app, the website or social networks ... your turn to play!

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