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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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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Apartment #6759705
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Apartment #6405208
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Excellent! 4.6/5
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Apartment #6870209
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Excellent! 4.7/5
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Apartment #1152722a
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Apartment #1234085a
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Apartment #1416067a
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Apartment #1478582a
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Apartment #1492576
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Apartment #6412719
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(35 reviews)
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Apartment #1672423
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Very Good! 4.1/5
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Apartment #1403371a
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Excellent! 4.7/5
(23 reviews)
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Apartment #6673906
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Excellent! 4.5/5
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Apartment #6613221
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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Apartment #681498a
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(73 reviews)
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Apartment #6584478
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Multiple rentals Studio #676186a
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(28 reviews)
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Apartment #1605699
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(54 reviews)
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Apartment #873055a
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(36 reviews)
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Apartment #6358046
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Excellent! 4.6/5
(22 reviews)
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Apartment #1669773
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Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(29 reviews)
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Apartment #1387079a
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Exceptional! 5/5
(23 reviews)
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Apartment #1299962a
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Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(19 reviews)
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Apartment #1388229a
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Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(25 reviews)
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Apartment #1888068
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(19 reviews)
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Apartment #3881312
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Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
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Apartment #6684090
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
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Apartment #673987a
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Apartment #904974a
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Apartment #1051497a
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Apartment #865970a
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Apartment #1786435
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Apartment #6852308
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
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Apartment #6441484
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(29 reviews)
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Apartment #6599148
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Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
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Apartment #853085a
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Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(39 reviews)
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Apartment #898083a
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Excellent! 4.6/5
(33 reviews)
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Apartment #6581985
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Excellent! 4.7/5
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Apartment #6684449
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Excellent! 4.3/5
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Apartment #1129735
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Apartment #6526183
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Exceptional! 5/5
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Apartment #6342750
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Excellent! 4.7/5
(13 reviews)
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Apartment #3967178
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Excellent! 4.5/5
(28 reviews)
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Apartment #660678a
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Excellent! 4.5/5
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Apartment #1004864a
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Apartment #1469878a
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Excellent! 4.7/5
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Apartment #1491244a
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(11 reviews)
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Apartment #6343320
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Apartment #1299115a
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Lyon Holiday Apartments & Homes (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

A very modern, fully equiped appartment in a stunning city.

5 of 5
The apartment was very inviting, was equipped with everything you'd have at home. Lots of large windows so that the sun can enter and fresh air. The location is very convenient, close to Croix Rousse (station) which is a vibrant area and even closer to Henon station. The fenicular railway that's now integrated into the metro system is good fun, this starts at Hotel de Ville and rises up to the plateau that is Croix Rousse. There are local cafes, restaurants, bars and shops aplenty. Nathalie, who owns the flat is a very nice laid back person and was genuinely happy to have us stay. Unluckily for us a heat wave coincided with our visit but other than that the city of Lyon, the people, the food, the location of the flat and the host were first class. If you like city holidays and one that's at a chilled pace chose Lyon, you won't be disappointed.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Quaint apartment in great location.

4 of 5
This was our second time staying with Muriel. The apartment is quaint and typically French. It is in a great location with shops , restaurants and transportation close by and Old Lyon is within walking distance. The living room looks out over the Saone River with a lovely view of Lyon. We enjoyed our stay and hope to return in the future.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017