AFLyon activities

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Learning French in France offers many advantages!

Here is one of them: if  you participate in our walking tour, you’ll be able to speak French after your lessons and meet French students.

Interested?

If you wish to take part in a visit, it is necessary to register.
> Registration by email: indicate your name, first name, nationality, level of French, date of birth and telephone.
> Other registrations: meet at the communication office from Tuesday to Thursday from 8.45 am to 12.45 pm.

Vieux-Lyon & the garden of curiosities

Learn more about the historical heart of the city, heritated from the Middle age and the Renaissance area and the garden of curiosities, with its magnificent view of Lyon.

DATE: Tuesday, August 4th
TIME: 2.30am-5pm
PRICE: free
REGISTER BEFORE:
August 4th at communication@aflyon.org
MEETING POINT: AFLyon garden

Do not forget: transport tickets, a mask, good shoes and a bottle of water.


Gadagne Museums and Hanging Gardens

Discover the Renaissance architecture of Hotel Gadagne, visit its museums and gardens.

DATE: Friday, August 7th
TIME: 2.30pm-5pm
PRICE: free
REGISTER BEFORE:
August 6th at communication@aflyon.org
MEETING POINT: AFLyon garden

Do not forget: transport tickets, good shoes and a bottle of water.


Vienne and Saint Romain en Gal

On the banks of the Rhône and not far from Lyon, you will discover Vienne, an ancient city rich in commerce. Numerous vestiges of districts, temples, thermal baths, and ancient theatre are preserved today all over the city and in its museum.

DATE: Saturday, August 8th
TIME: 9am-5pm
PRICE: 15.20€ (return train ticket to buy in the station)
REGISTER BEFORE: August 6th at communication@aflyon.org
MEETING POINT: 
in front of AFLyon

Do not forget: transport tickets, a mask, good shoes, a bottle of water and a picnic.


speak french and discover french culture lyon fabulous old town

The historic district of Croix-Rousse

Discover the historic district of La Croix-Rousse, its traboules street-art and painted walls.

DATE:  Tuesday, August 11th
TIME: 
2.30pm-5pm
PRICE:
free
REGISTER BEFORE:
August 11th at communication@aflyon.org
MEETING POINT: AFLyon garden

Do not forget: 2 transport tickets, a mask, good shoes and a bottle of water.


learn french and discover french culture

1st-2nd arrondissement and Hôtel Dieu

Visit the Lyon peninsula and come and admire the Hôtel Dieu, a jewel of Lyon’s architectural heritage, restored only a few years ago.

DATE: Thursday, August 13rd
TIME:
 14.30pm – 5pm
PRICE:
 gratuit
REGISTER BEFORE: August 13th at communication@aflyon.org
MEETING POINT: 
AFLyon garden

Do not forget: 2 transport tickets, a mask, good shoes and a bottle of water.


Quality of life in Lyon

The Tête d’Or Park and 6th area of Lyon

Discover the “6ème”, its haussmannian architecture, and the greenest area of the City of Lyon: the famous Parc Tête d’Or, with its different animals in the zoo and its botanical garden.

DATE:  Friday, August 19th
TIME:
2.30pm-5pm
PRICE:
free
REGISTER BEFORE:
August 19th at communication@aflyon.org
MEETING POINT: 
AFLyon garden

Do not forget: 2 transport tickets, a mask, good shoes and a bottle of water.


Memorial national prison montluc

Memorial “Prison de Montluc”

With a professional guide from this former prison, visit this former prison, which existence is closely linked with World war II.

For students with at least a B1 level.

DATE:  Friday, August 21th
TIME: 
2pm-4.30pm
PRICE:
free
REGISTER BEFORE:
August 18th at communication@aflyon.org
MEETING POINT: AFLyon garden

Do not forget: a mask, good shoes and a bottle of water.


Viel Arbresle and Tourette’s Convent

Discover the Vieil Arbresle, a charming village not far from Lyon. You will then visit the Convent of Tourette, built by Le Corbusier in the 1950s, where the life of the monks and contemporary art are mixed.

DATE: Saturday, August 22nd
TIME: 9am-5pm
PRICE: 22 € (cash only)
REGISTER BEFORE: Wednesday, August 19th
MEETING POINT: 
in front of AFLyon

Do not forget: a mask, good shoes, a bottle of water and a picnic.


City Tony Garnier or ‘City of the United States’

Immerse yourself in the world of street-art and discover the graphic work of Tony Garnier on the facades of the buildings of the ‘City of the United States’.

DATE: Monday, August 24th
TIME: 2.30pm – 5pm
PRICE: free
REGISTER BEFORE:
August 24th at communication@aflyon.org
MEETING POINT: AFLyon garden

Do not forget: 2 transport tickets, a mask, good shoes and a bottle of water.


les halles paul bocuse, gastronomie lyonnaise

Fine products tasting at Halles Paul Bocuse

Taste the best of regional products among the stalls of this famous fine food market: cheese, wine and desserts from different “Maisons“. Enjoy it!

DATE: Tuesday, August 25th
TIME: 12.30am-3pm
PRICE: 15 € (in cash)
REGISTER BEFORE: Thursday, August 20th
MEETING POINT: AFLyon garden

Do not forget: a mask and good shoes.


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