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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Lyon, France your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a fantastic city break packed with historic interest and entertainment may like to try Lyon in France. It is a wonderful city with lots to do and see within the Rhone-Alps region of Eastern France. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, cottages, apartments and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to Lyon, France

Lyon has many terrific settings for walking and cycling with parks, gardens and riverside trails all well worth exploring. Golf fans will find several courses in the area such as the Golf Club de Lyon, Golf Club de Valence and the Golf de Grenoble Charmeil. The waterways of Lyon also present opportunities for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, swimming and fishing. Other activities available from the city include go-karting, ballooning, mountain biking, horse riding and tennis. The nearest ski resorts are about two hours drive away but include some of the best in Europe for downhill and cross country skiing as well as snowboarding and snowshoeing. Lyon has many bars, cafes and restaurants offering traditional French fare as well as delicious international cuisine and fast food eateries. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from the supermarkets and grocery stores around the city and its suburbs. The largest shopping mall in Europe is located here with over 260 stores and 14-screen cinema.

Places to visit on holiday to Lyon, France

Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lyon has many interesting places to visit including museums, galleries and wonderful historic buildings. Museums here include the Fine Art Museum, Motorcar Museum and the Historical Museum of Textiles. The city has many wonderful old churches including St Just Church and St Bonaventure Church as well as Lyon Cathedral. Many Roman buildings can still be seen here such as Fourviere Roman Theaters. For a wonderful night out, visitors may also like to go to the casino, the National Opera House or perhaps Celestins, Theatre De Lyon. A nice place for the family to go is the Aquarium du Grand Lyon, which is just a few minutes from the city centre. Whilst staying in this part of France, holidaymakers may also like to take a cruise along the rivers Saone or Rhone. The city is blessed with some beautiful parks and gardens as well.

Weather in Lyon, France

The warmest time of the year to visit this part of France is generally July and August when the average daily maximum temperature is approximately 26 degrees centigrade. January is the coldest month with average highs of 6 degrees centigrade, although the temperature can fall to zero with sleet and snow showers not uncommon during winter. The wettest month tends to be September with an average rainfall of 93mm.

Travel to Lyon, France

Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) is 13 miles from Lyon city centre and has flights to numerous cities in France as well as international destinations such as Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), Lisbon (LIS), London-Gatwick (LGW), Madrid (MAD), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Vienna (VIE) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst others. There are several car rental firms located at the airport including Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National / Citer and Sixt as well as taxis outside the terminal buildings.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Lovely, comfortable, full of character and great location.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The apartment is excellent. Interesting old building and comfortable. The location is very central and ideal for sight seeing Lyon. The Old Town is within easy walking distance. Alexis is charming and very helpful. I would certainly go back to this apartment and would highly recommend it.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 27-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      Cosy tranquility in the heart of Vieux Lyon

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The apartment was comfortable and warm, excellently placed for the Metro, local shops and for exploring the Old Town and beyond. Yes, there are a lot of stairs to climb but it is in a fascinating building full of character.It is well equipped with everything one needs for simple cooking. Our host was extremely helpful with local information and was kind enough to book us into a superb restaurant for a Christmas meal. The Roman sites and superb Gallo Roman Museum on the Fouviere Hill are easily reached from the funiculaire which runs from the Metro station..
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 28-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Superb - A True Hidden Gem (Faultless) Loved it and longing to return

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Just returned home after spending 4 days in one of the best holiday apartments I have stayed in, the photographs are a true depiction of the accommodation. It is a very stylish, loved the decor, it I was spotless and a very comfortable apartment. It has been very well designed and it is very well equipped, we wanted for nothing. Most importantly it was very quiet so a good night's sleep was guaranteed, ensuring we could enjoy Lyon to the full. Valerie and Patrice were perfect hosts, easy to contact and very quick to respond to any queries. On our arrival they were very welcoming and helpful, nothing was too much trouble . We were very grateful for their restaurant recommendations, they did not disappoint. Our only regret was our stay was over far too soon for us to try them all and experience everything Lyon has to offer. Needless to say we are planning a return trip as soon as work commitments permit.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 15-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016