The Comédie has four spaces, three of which (Théâtre Jean Dasté, Théâtre René Lesage and L'Usine) are located on the Avenue Émile Loubet. It is also a national drama school.
This nature reserve is located in the very pleasant Lyonnais hills to the South-West of Lyon. Parc Zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine is a place where threatened species are cared for rather than a zoo where animals are stuck behind bars. The keepers like to make the visitors aware of how the animals live and the problems they may have encountered in their homeland. The park specializes in protecting gorillas and Siberian tigers, but has plenty of other species, including wolves, chimpanzees, birds of prey and parrots. Various activities are organized for the public from time to time. Check website for details.
Casino Saint Galmier Partouche is a great place to try your luck at winning easy, big bucks. A place where a lot can be won, it's no surprise that this casino is filled with excitement, as a number of people try their hand at hitting the jackpot. From blackjack and poker tables, to slot machines and roulette, there's more ways than one to win here. If all that playing makes you hungry, head down to the lounge for a quick snack and a fine drink.
In the heart of the Lyonnais mountains, Col de la Luère mountain pass is sandwiched between the villages of Chevignay & Grezieu-la-Varenne and like most passes in the area is prone to black ice from November to March. In the Summer, Col de la Luère is the perfect place to escape from the heat of the city and naturally has spectacular views of the adjacent valleys. There are also plenty of paths to guide you through the surrounding forests. D489 from Craponne and then just before Vaugneray take the D24 direction Bessenay.
The Centre Musical Massenet is a venue for all things musical. The center organizes a number of concerts of different genres that are open to the public. From Jazz to New Age, the center brings both musicians and enthusiasts together. The Center is located close to the city center and is a great place to spend an evening out. Call for more details on current and upcoming events.
Cathédrale Saint-Maurice de Vienne is a place of Roman Catholic worship. The cathedral is dedicated to Saint Maurice, a legendary Theban leader. The church boasts of grand Gothic architecture and is said to have been established over a period of five centuries. The west front of the church provides gorgeous panoramic views over the Rhine. Besides regular prayer services and religious activities, the cathedral halls host music concerts, exhibitions, and so on.
The Collège Ponsard, among its mission of educational excellence, also hosts a number of events, including the city of Vienne's annual jazz festival.
Saint-Nizier-de-Fornas has only two historic buildings to boast of: the city hall and the Eglise Paroissiale de Saint Nizier de Fornas. Built in its current condition in the 16th Century, the construction of this church dates back to the 11th Century. Today it is visited by locals and tourists for prayer services, concerts and performances.
Salle Tardy is one of the many theaters dedicated to performing arts in the culturally-rich city of Saint-Etienne. The theater holds a wide range of events from theater performances and comedies to musical concerts. With a capacity of 360 seats, this theater is regularly host to major cultural events in the region.
L'eglise Saint-Joseph is a grandiose church that dates back to late 19th Century. This magnificent church exudes an archaic charm with it tastefully decorated interiors and exteriors. The grand facade, the stunning altarpiece, the gilded canopy atop the altarpiece, the tall nave all serve to beckon architecture buffs to L'eglise Saint-Joseph. If you happen to tour the commune, a visit to this historic monument is a must.