Fourvière Hill

Fourvière Hill, Lyon 5

The Esplanade de Fourvière was a strategic location for the Romans who settled on the hill in the 1st century BC. The name Fourvière comes from the Latin forum vetus in reference to the forum, a large public square in the ancient city, which was situated not far from here. The current imposing Basilica was only constructed in the 19th century.

Source: Lyon History Museum - Musées Gadagne  To learn more

Les Cueilleurs de Nuages

Thursday 5  from 7.00 pm to 11 pm
Friday 6 and Saturday 7 from 8 pm to midnight
Sunday 8 from 7.20 pm to 11 pm

The starting point for this creation is an invention designed to harvest the water contained in the clouds to solve drought caused by global warming. This magical show follows the adventures of a family of giants collecting clouds to water a glowing flower, a fragile symbol of an endangered species. The public watches them playing with the clouds, trapping them and collecting water in all sorts of weird and wonderful ways.
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