Mon Dec 12th, 2005 at 12:38:11 PM EST
Every year, beginning on the 8th of December, Lyon celebrates the "Fête des Lumières" (Lights' days).
Everybody put small candles on the windows sills and balconies and the whole city is lit with wonderful light shows projected on the buildings. For three days, the city centre is closed to cars and people walk in the streets and drink mulled wine...
Have a look:
Promoted by Colman - lots more pretty pictures after the fold.
Even the modern and industrial quarters of the city participate: