Purple Sheep Studio

"A french sanctuary to create and record"

Purple Sheep Studio Floorplan

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What To Do

Four kilometres from the studio, the village of St Foy l'Argentière will offer you  a supermarket, restaurants and a number of bars. Closer to the studio you can do a lot of sport including running and orienteering. 

The city of Lyon is only About 45 minutes away by car. It's a beautiful city. It will charm you with its beautiful architecture, delicious and local food and amazing shopping. Ask the studio when you visit for lots of places to go to. A few places are highlighted below.

To Visit

Institut Lumiere

Monplaisir lumiere Lyon www.en.lyon-france.com/Discover-Lyon/Culture-History/Institute-Lumiere

The museum is inside the castle that belonged to the family Lumière, the inventors of cinema. This museum opened 30 years ago and shows the birth of the seventh art through the work of this familly, including the Lumière cinematograph, which helped make the first films. It also traces the various stages of creating the film. Finally, it outlines the second major innovation of Light: color photography.

Basilique de Fourvière

Fourviere Lyon 5eme www.en.lyon-france.com/Discover-Lyon/Architecture-Monuments/The-Fourviere-Basilica

This basilica was built as a result of a wish made by the people of Lyon during the war against Prussia. The Prussians had invaded France and the local population had fled to the small chapel located near the basilica to pray to the virgin and ask for protection. After making this wish, Lyon's women promised to build a large church if they were protected from this invasion. The first stone was laid in 1872.

Le parc de la tête d'or

Lyon 6eme www.en.lyon-france.com/Discover-Lyon/Nature-Landscapes/Le-parc-de-la-Tete-d-Or

The Tête d'Or park is one of the largest urban parks in France covering a total of 105 hectares including 17 hectares of lakes. It is well known for its magnificent international rose garden which visitors come to admire in springtime and which is one of my personal favourites here. We also have France's leading botanical garden with more than 20,000 varieties. Finally, the locals come here for the huge African plain where zebras, giraffes, antelopes, lions and other rare species roam free in a special 3 hectare area

Le parc de Courzieu

Parc de Courzieu - Montmain la Côte - 69690 Courzieu

To Eat & Drink

Il etait une Foy

Grande Rue, St Foy 04 74 26 15 38

Traditional french food. Open for lunch and dinner.

Auberge de la Brevenne

3 route de St Bel, 69690 Bessenay 04 78 43 10 00 www.aubergedelabrevenne.fr/

French food and thailandais food available all day.