Given Lyon's popularity, it is surprising that it has few upscale hotels of real character. Upon hearing of 37-room Villa Maia, I booked a trip immediately.
Eating in a bouchon is as much about conviviality as it is food. These places are profoundly French, happy and communal. Le Garet is no exception.
In Lyon, a new generation of chefs is experimenting with lighter, more-health-conscious cuisine. Here are our favorite restaurant discoveries.
Relais de Chambord, a hotel of 55 rooms and suites, opened in the shadow of the 16th-century Chateau de Chambord.
American Lucy Vanel, a French-certified patissier, runs Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen, a charming cooking school in the Croix-Rousse district of Lyon.
The second destination in the May 2018 Hideaway Report focuses on Lyon, France, where the 37-room Villa Maia recently opened and sparked our interest.
Lyon has a variety of fascinating museums, which are a reflection of the city's long history and great wealth. Here are three we recommend visiting.
In the May Hideaway Report, we venture to Morocco, where we stayed in one of the world's finest hotels. In contrast, this issue also reports on Lyon, France.