Looking for the perfect destination for a break with friends, family or as a couple? Lyon offers the ideal short break in a historically preserved city, perfect for exploring on foot or by bike. Discover our tips on what to do for an unforgettable stay in Lyon!
On holiday in the Gaul capital? Good choice! It is France’s 2nd City of Culture, consisting of many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is the perfect destination for those wanting to immerse themselves in culture.
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Discover our hotels ideally located at the heart of Lyon in the 8th arrondissement (Monplaisir), near to Lyon Perrache train station (in the 2nd arrondissement) or near to Lyon Part Dieu train station.
Travelling by plane or car? Choose one of our hotels in Lyon’s surrounding area with easy access to public transport that takes you straight to the city centre in minutes. Discover our hotel in Tassin-La-Demi-Lune, stay in the Cité Internationale quarter, discover our hotel to the east of Lyon near to the Eurexpo Convention Centre or in Mermoz to the south.
Travelling by plane? Stay in our hotel near to Saint-Exupéry Airport.
For those who wish to stay near Lyon, book a room in our hotel in Saint-Priest.
Football fans or ardent supporters of Olympique Lyonnais can discover our hotel a stone’s throw away from Groupama Stadium! Interested in watching a Top 14 rugby match? Are you a fan of Lyon OU? Book a night in our hotel near to Matmut Stadium Lyon Gerland!
To make the most of your time in the region, get a Lyon City Card. You can purchase a card lasting from one to up to four days. It allows you entry to all the museums in Lyon and unlimited access to public transport.
The many museums, art centres and monuments will exceed the expectations of any art enthusiast. Take the opportunity to visit the Musée des Confluences located at the heart of Lyon known as Presqu’Île. With its unique architecture, its the perfect place for a family outing or as a couple, as it is can be easily reached along the banks of the Saône river.
What would a weekend in Lyon be like, visiting its iconic tourist hotspots?
Located at the top of a hill offering incredible panoramic views of the city, the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière is world famous and is a key cultural and touristic location.
You can easily reach the summit of Fourvière Hill by taking the funicular or on foot through the many pedestrian streets and alleyways.
You can also make the most of trip by strolling through the Vieux-Lyon (the Old Town), which hosts a mixture of both Medieval and Renaissance history. Take the opportunity to explore Saint-Jean Cathedral.
The Croix-Rousse quarter is also a must-see for anyone visiting Lyon. This authentic village, right at the heart of the metropolis, is full of narrow streets and alleyways that lend themselves perfectly to strolling around whilst admiring the many painted walls. Don’t miss the incredible Fresque des Canuts painting, depicting the quarter and its silk workers in the 19th century.
Looking for the perfect activity for your family trip? Why not head to the Tête d’Or Park to the north of Lyon, near the Cité Internationale quarter. You could also go for a cycle, an ideal family outing, and explore the Place Bellecour with its many specialised hotels, as well as the Place des Terreaux.
What would a trip to Lyon be without tasting the many regional culinary specialities? Take a break in one of the many Lyon restaurants known locally as bouchons.
Looking for something more original? Enjoy an uninterrupted view of the City of Lights by cruising along the Saône river. From there you can explore Presqu’Île with its Musée de Confluences or go all the way to Barbe Island.
Spending a weekend or several days in Lyon? Opt to go on an excursion through the Rhône vineyards!
Lyon is a city with over 2,000 years worth of history. So obviously, it has left its mark!
To take it all in, it is enough just to explore the Old Town and its surrounding quarters, which have borne witness to the ancient past of the Gaul capital.
This historical city was often the setting for revolts, such as that of the silk workers in the 19th century. Partially destroyed during the Second World War, it owes its revival to Jean Moulin. A blend of the past and the present, today, the city stretches along the banks of its two rivers. Do you prefer the Saône or the Rhône?
Do you have a spare moment during your business trip or want to take a walk during your weekend with the family in Lyon? Relax in the Tête d’Or Park, do some window shopping in the Carré d’Or quarter, stroll along the slopes of the Croix-Rousse quarter, roam through the Old Town and its Saint-Jean quarter or explore the business district in the Part Dieu quarter. It’s up to you to choose!
Lovers of architecture will be enthralled! The Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Maison des Canuts, the Opera.. All are not to be missed as they are what make Lyon an important part of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.
From 7th to 10th December 2018 Lyon will sparkle and shine during its impressive Festival of Lights. To celebrate this event, all our hotels in Lyon in the city centre and the surrounding areas will be delighted to welcome you so you can discover and enjoy the unique and fleeting creations set up especially for the festival.
There is always something happening in the Rhône capital! From the International Dance Biennial to the Nuits Sonores Music Festival and the Festival of Lights, the city will fill you with excitement all year round! What are you waiting for, join in the celebrations and euphoria in Lyon, book your hotel room now.