HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

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.

    avg/night
    • 1 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Apartment #1448046a
    1
    Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (6 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Apartment #6759705
      6
      Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.9/5
        (55 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 4
        Apartment #6405208
        55
        Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.6/5
          (5 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Apartment #6870209
          5
          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
            Excellent! 4.7/5
            (47 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 3 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Separate Toilet
            • Sleeps 8
            Apartment #1152722a
            47
            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (16 reviews)
              avg/night
              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #1234085a
              16
                avg/night
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Apartment #1416067a
                2
                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Apartment #1478582a
                  4
                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (22 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #1492576
                    22
                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                      avg/night
                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #6412719
                      2
                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (34 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Apartment #1672423
                        34
                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                          Very Good! 4/5
                          (19 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 5
                          Apartment #1403371a
                          19
                          Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                            (23 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Separate Toilet
                            • Sleeps 2
                            Apartment #6673906
                            23
                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                              (11 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Apartment #6613221
                              11
                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (36 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #681498a
                                36
                                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                  (73 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Apartment #6584478
                                  73
                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 2
                                    Multiple rentals Studio #676186a
                                    19
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (28 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • Studio
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Apartment #1605699
                                      28
                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (53 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        Apartment #873055a
                                        53
                                        Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                          (36 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #6358046
                                          36
                                          Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                            (22 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Apartment #1669773
                                            22
                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (29 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #1387079a
                                              29
                                              Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (23 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                Apartment #1299962a
                                                23
                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (18 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                  Apartment #1388229a
                                                  18
                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                    (25 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                    Apartment #1888068
                                                    25
                                                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                      (19 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #3881312
                                                      19
                                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (12 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Apartment #6684090
                                                        12
                                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                          (17 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                          Apartment #673987a
                                                          17
                                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (59 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Apartment #904974a
                                                            59
                                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (8 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Apartment #1051497a
                                                              8
                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                (22 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Apartment #865970a
                                                                22
                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Apartment #1786435
                                                                  2
                                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                    (22 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • Studio
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                    Apartment #1674862
                                                                    22
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #6852308
                                                                      1
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                        (20 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                        Apartment #6441484
                                                                        20
                                                                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (28 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Apartment #6599148
                                                                          28
                                                                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (7 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 3
                                                                            Apartment #853085a
                                                                            7
                                                                            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (38 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Apartment #898083a
                                                                              38
                                                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                (33 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Apartment #6581985
                                                                                33
                                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Apartment #1377659a
                                                                                  8
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                    (6 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Apartment #6684449
                                                                                    6
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                      (19 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Apartment #1129735
                                                                                      19
                                                                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                                        Apartment #6526183
                                                                                        1
                                                                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (9 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Apartment #6342750
                                                                                          9
                                                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                            (13 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Apartment #3967178
                                                                                            13
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                              (28 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Apartment #660678a
                                                                                              28
                                                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                (4 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Apartment #1004864a
                                                                                                4
                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #1469878a
                                                                                                  1
                                                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                    (7 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #1491244a
                                                                                                    7
                                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (11 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #6343320
                                                                                                      11
                                                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      Lyon Holiday Apartments & Homes (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Fabulous apartment in great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a beautiful well equipped apartment which is set in the heart of Croix Rousse. Furnishings and decoration are modern and very tasteful and everything is provided to ensure that you are comfortable and able to enjoy your holiday.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      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