Rhône-Alpes Local Customs

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Rhône-Alpes Local Customs

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    Lyon Local Customs

    There are three troupes presenting puppet shows daily in Lyon. One is located in a small theater in Old Lyon and the others are in other parts of the city. We attended an afternoon show at the Daniel Streble troupe. After the show we went backstage and were shown the workings and looked at an enormous number of puppets of ages from ancient to new....

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  • Prices Cafe/Bar/Restaurant

    Yvoire Local Customs

    This board show you that you will pay different prices depending on your location : - at the bar (the cheapest), - in the restaurant (the most expensive) - on the terrace (the best place to be of course ;-)

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  • newspaper

    Livron-sur-Drôme Local Customs

    local news, The press was heavily censored during the Second World War; the Paris newspapers were under tight German supervision by collaborators; others were closed.[16] In 1944, the Free French liberated Paris, and seized control of all of the collaborationist newspapers. They turned the presses and operations over to new teams of editors and...

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  • Food & Drink

    Lyon Local Customs

    300 g. sausage 2 big onions 2 cloves garlic salt thyme parsley breadcrumbs soaked in a bowl of milk 3 eggs 12 tomatoes Put a bit of oil in a pan. Cook sausage together with finely chopped onions. Salt and flavour with thyme. Add crushed garlic, finely chopped parsley, and breacrumbs soaked in the milk bowl. Remove pan from heat and mix with 3...

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  • Money

    Lyon Local Customs

    Leaving a pourboire (tipping) is at your discretion. Service charges are included on all restaurant bills at a cost of between 10 and 15 percent. Extra tips are accepted of course if you have received above good service. s fair to add a little more if the meal and service has been exceptional. Taxi drivers expect tips of about 10 percent of the...

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  • Festival des Lumières

    Lyon Local Customs

    The Festival of Lights is probably the most popular as well as the most established event in Lyon occurs on December 8th. Lanterns adorn balconies and windows and streets a full of performers making the event quite a visionary display. Different events are organised in the different quarters. The Festival of Lights began around 150 years ago at the...

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  • Weather

    Lyon Local Customs

    Lyon is warm and sunny between the months of June and October. In June there is plenty of daylight to get things done and it is also fairly light on the summer crowds. September is usually consistently warm and temperatures can reach 25C. In winter with the changeable Mediterranean climate, temperatures can get very cold.

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  • No long trunks allowed!

    In the Rhône-Alpes region (and I was told all over France), if you want to have a bath in a swimming pool, you have to wear those lycra tiny bathing suit. Trunks are not allowed and paradoxically, trunks are the regular bathing suits in Spain!

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  • We got the fountain. Now, WHAT?

    I found these tricky fountains all over the region and who knows if they're somewhere else... To get the water out of the fountain, sometimes, you have to twist the golden piece on top (like in this occasion). Other, you have to move some other handles in circles... Hard to guess for a thirsty Spaniard like me!

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  • Rhone Lavender

    I have yet to be in France at the the right time to see the beautiful lavender fields just before the the harvest. There are acres of lavender farms in the Rhone valley flowing down in to Provence. There is a Lavender trail you can follow, about 6 circuits you can take on both regions. The website below is very informative.

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  • Mercure Lyon Beaux Arts Lyon

    Stayed only two nights but the room was perfect and the breakfast was very good. There is plenty to...

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  • Tulip Inn Hotel Angleterre

    This hotel is very central, about 10 mins walk from the station and at the edge of the pedestrian...

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  • Mont Blanc

    What a magnificent position for a camping ground. My daughter's brown face pears from between...

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  • Hotel Splendid

    The Hotel Splendid is a 3 star hotel in a perfect location on the edge of the old town overlooking a...

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  • Igloo

    The Hotel Igloo is a clean friendly place to stay in the Alpine town of Morzine. We had a twin room...

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  • Mercure Bourg en Bresse

    10 avenue de Bad Kreuznach, Bourg-en-Bresse, Rhone-Alpes, 01000, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • PV-Holidays Residence Pierre & Vacances...

    These self catering apartments are right in the heart of Courchevel 1850. We went in July 2005....

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  • Chalet d'Antoine

    187 Route Edmond de Rothschild, Megève, 74120, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Hotel Ermitage

    Rive sud du Lac de Geneve, Royal Parc Evian, Ã?via

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars

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