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    I am excited about meeting so many open-minded people, who are willing to help a total stranger enjoy Lyon.

InterNations - A Place for Americans in Lyon

Hello to all of our Americans in Lyon! Are you interested in getting to know fellow American expats in Lyon? Are you looking for advice from other Americans, e.g. which bars in Lyon will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for st■ turkey?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Lyon. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of American expats, coming from Washington D.C., Los Angeles, New York City and all regions of the USA.

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    From United States of America, living in Lyon
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    From United States of America, living in Lyon
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    From United States of America, living in Lyon
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    From United States of America, living in Lyon
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    From United States of America, living in Lyon

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Meet fellow Americans at our events in Lyon

Attend our monthly events and activities and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expatriates and fellow Americans in Lyon.

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Forum Posts by Americans in Lyon

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Lyon expat forums.

  • Considering expat job in Lyon- Special Needs chil
    6 replies
    Mar 29, 7:18 PM
    Community member

    Hi Jennifer, I don not know anything about english speaking therapists in France. You may have a look at the "instituts medico educatifs" which mainly care for kids with special needs. Almost …

  • Just Curious about health club situation in Lyon -
    7 replies
    Apr 11, 8:31 PM
    Community member

    Hi Jennifer, Not sure how relevant this is after 3 months, but my experience has been that, compared to ye average olde gym in the US, inner-city health clubs tend to be rather strange beasts over …

  • French driver's license
    4 replies
    Aug 11, 8:44 PM
    Community member

    I had to take the test many years ago. The written part first, then several driving lessons to learn the "right" way to drive. The best part was driving myself to the driving test, with my own …

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Find other Americans to share your hobbies with

American Expats in Lyon Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where American expats in Lyon exchange experiences and tips to support each other. France'se prefecture, once famous as the world's silk capital, can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Lyon’s American expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow American expats in Lyon.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Lyon to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Americans in Lyon at Our Events

Our community in Lyon is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Lyon’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other American expats to explore the salty marshland of the Camargue. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from the USA in your local community as well as Americans in France nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Americans living in Lyon!