Comfortable rooms, private baths, sexy TV after 1am. Karaoke and game nights, drag Wednesdays, "Black-Out Zone" Sundays. In March Lyon has the Écrans Mixtes queer film festival, and, face à Face is another popular gay film festival held each November in nearby Saint-Etienne. Once known for the production and weaving of silk, now Frances second largest city, Lyon is a financial powerhouse and friendly to innovative technology start-ups. Lyon is a great destination for a weekend, a unesco World Heritage site since 1998 that you can easily discover by bike (free service). Gay Lyons biggest event is the gay pride, every year at the end of June, with tens of thousands of people.