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Paul O'Doherty

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

Maria Cristina Alves

"If you don't speak French, it is difficult to find friends here. But InterNations helped me to meet other expats and get tips to improve my language skills. "

InterNations - A Place for Italians in Lyon

Buongiorno to all of our Italians in Lyon! Are you interested in getting to know fellow Italian expats in Lyon? Are you looking for advice from other Italians, e.g. which bars in Lyon will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for minestrone?

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 Italian expats, coming from Rome, Napoli, Milan and all regions of Italy.

Meet fellow Italians at our events in Lyon

Attend our monthly events and activities for Italians expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Lyon Expat Guides

  • Moving to Lyon

    Lyon's international profile has increased in recent years due to the success of the local football team, which has helped to put the city on the global map. The headquarters of important bodies such as Interpol, Euronews and the International Agency for Research on Cancer are all located in Lyon, drawing in expats from around the world.
  • Living in Lyon

    Lyon is the third largest city in France and is one of Europe's most important banking centers, while the chemical, pharmaceutical, software and biotech industries are also vital in the city. As such, expats planning life in Lyon can look forward to a variety of working opportunities.
  • Working in Lyon

    As one of Europe's most important banking centers, working in Lyon can be very appealing to foreigners. Thriving industries such as software and biotechnology provide a boost to the local economy, and tourism is also a growing sector providing plenty of work in Lyon.

Forum Posts by Italians in Lyon

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

Italian Expats in Lyon Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where Italian 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 Italian expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow Italian expats in Lyon.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Lyon to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Italians 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 Italian expats to explore the salty marshland of the Camargue. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from Italy in your local community as well as Italians in France nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Italians living in Lyon!