Destination guide

Delight in the riverfront landscape of 1st Arrondissement

Come and experience 1st Arrondissement and its museums, theatre scene and opera. Revered for its shopping, restaurants and riverfront, this city is both romantic and walkable. Local cultural sights include Lyon Museum of Fine Arts and Lyon Opera. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in 1st Arrondissement

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes 1st Arrondissement a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, 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 (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Confluence Vaporetto Stop (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Lyon Aquarium (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Lyon Hippodrome - Carré de Soie (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Hippodrome Bron-Parilly (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of 1st Arrondissement

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, 1st Arrondissement is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tete d'Or Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Esplanade de Fourviere (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Ile Barbe (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Le Grand Large (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around 1st Arrondissement

The nearest airport is in Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery), located 12.3 mi (19.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Saint-Etienne (EBU-Saint-Etienne - Loire Intl.), which is 30.6 mi (49.3 km) away.

Consider catching the metro at Croix Paquet Station or Hotel de Ville - Louis Pradel Station to more easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around 1st Arrondissement?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 380 holiday lettings around 1st Arrondissement. From 336 flats & apartments to 342 studios, 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 1st Arrondissement?

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 1st Arrondissement:

  • 8th Arrondissement: 96 holiday homes
  • La Presqu'ile: 478 holiday homes
  • 3rd Arrondissement: 470 holiday homes
  • Charlier - Valvert: 18 holiday homes
  • Transvaal: 38 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 1st Arrondissement? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in 1st Arrondissement. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lyon City Hall: 1,096 holiday lettings
  • Interpol Headquarters: 1,100 holiday lettings
  • Lyon Part-Dieu Station: 1,089 holiday lettings
  • Place de la Croix Rousse: 1,097 holiday lettings
  • Eurexpo Lyon: 1,085 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around 1st Arrondissement listed on 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 1st Arrondissement?

Yes, of course. offers 336 Flats in 1st Arrondissement. Our other popular types of 1st Arrondissement holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 342 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in 1st Arrondissement?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in 1st Arrondissement. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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