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Destination guide

Travel to theatrical Lyon

Enjoy the area's museums, theatre scene and cathedral with a rental holiday home in Lyon. Renowned for its entertainment, restaurants and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, Lyon Opera or Gallo-Roman Museum. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Lyon

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Lyon has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Quai de Bondy Vaporetto Stop (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Quai Tilsit Vaporetto Stop (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Confluence Vaporetto Stop (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Lyon Aquarium (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Lyon Hippodrome - Carré de Soie (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Hippodrome Bron-Parilly (5 mi / 8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lyon

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lyon is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tete d'Or Park (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Esplanade de Fourviere (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Ile Barbe (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Le Grand Large (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lyon

Fly into Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery), the closest airport, located 12 mi (19.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Saint-Etienne (EBU-Saint-Etienne - Loire Intl.), which is 30.8 mi (49.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Lyon Saint Paul Station, Lyon Perrache Station and Lyon Part-Dieu Station are the main stations in the area. You can see more of Lyon by catching a ride on the metro at Hotel de Ville - Louis Pradel Station, Croix Paquet Station or Cordeliers Bourse Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Lyon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,026 holiday lettings around Lyon. From 669 flats & apartments to 12 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lyon?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lyon:

  • 1st Arrondissement: 359 holiday homes
  • 8th Arrondissement: 94 holiday homes
  • La Presqu'ile: 479 holiday homes
  • 3rd Arrondissement: 470 holiday homes
  • Transvaal: 37 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lyon?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lyon. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lyon City Hall: 1,098 holiday lettings
  • Interpol Headquarters: 1,088 holiday lettings
  • Lyon Part-Dieu Station: 1,089 holiday lettings
  • Place de la Croix Rousse: 1,097 holiday lettings
  • Lyon Confluence Shopping Center: 1,067 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lyon listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Lyon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 669 Flats in Lyon. Our other popular types of Lyon holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 126 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 41 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lyon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 112 holiday homes with pool available in Lyon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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