Destination guide

Travel to theatrical Lyon

Enjoy the area's museums, theatre scene and cathedral with a rental holiday home in Lyon. Renowned for its entertainment, restaurants and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, Lyon Opera or Gallo-Roman Museum. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Lyon

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Lyon has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, 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 (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Confluence Vaporetto Stop (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Lyon Aquarium (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Lyon Hippodrome - Carré de Soie (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Hippodrome Bron-Parilly (5 mi / 8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lyon

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lyon is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tete d'Or Park (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Esplanade de Fourviere (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Ile Barbe (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Le Grand Large (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lyon

Fly into Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery), the closest airport, located 12 mi (19.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Saint-Etienne (EBU-Saint-Etienne - Loire Intl.), which is 30.8 mi (49.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Lyon Saint Paul Station, Lyon Perrache Station and Lyon Part-Dieu Station are the main stations in the area. You can see more of Lyon by catching a ride on the metro at Hotel de Ville - Louis Pradel Station, Croix Paquet Station or Cordeliers Bourse Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Lyon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,074 holiday rentals around Lyon. From 717 flats & apartments to 131 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Lyon is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lyon?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lyon:

  • 2nd Arrondissement: 438 holiday homes
  • 3rd Arrondissement: 470 holiday homes
  • 6th Arrondissement: 424 holiday homes
  • 5th Arrondissement: 360 holiday homes
  • 9th Arrondissement: 176 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lyon?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Lyon. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lyon Confluence Shopping Center: 1,026 holiday rentals
  • Tony Garnier Housing Project: 1,078 holiday rentals
  • Bellecour Square: 1,074 holiday rentals
  • Lyon Part-Dieu Station: 1,086 holiday rentals
  • Vieux Lyon's Traboules: 1,093 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lyon listed on Stayz 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 Condos/Apartments in Lyon?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 717 Condos/Apartments in Lyon. Our other popular types of Lyon holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 131 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 12 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 2 holiday houses

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 Lyon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 113 holiday homes with pool available in Lyon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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