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Lyon overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Lyon at top landmarks like Terreaux Square and St. Jean Cathedral. Lyon City Hall and Lyon Museum of Fine Arts are other popular sights to see. Lyon is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Lyon

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Lyon has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Lyon with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Lyon hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Lyon hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Lyon

Fly in to Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery), 12 mi (19.3 km) from downtown Lyon. Saint-Etienne (EBU-Saint-Etienne - Loire Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 30.8 mi (49.5 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Lyon Saint Paul Station
  • • Lyon-Part-Dieu Station
  • • Lyon Perrache Station
Metro stations include:
  • • Hotel de Ville - Louis Pradel Station
  • • Croix Paquet Station
  • • Cordeliers Bourse Station

What to see around Lyon

Known for its attractions including:
  • • Quai de Bondy Vaporetto Stop
  • • Quai Tilsit Vaporetto Stop
  • • Confluence Vaporetto Stop
The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Lyon Museum of Fine Arts
  • • Lyon Opera
  • • Gallo-Roman Museum
  • • Textile Museum
  • • Musee d'Art Contemporain
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Terreaux Square
  • • St. Jean Cathedral
  • • Bellecour Square
  • • Notre Dame Basilica
  • • Roman Theatres of Fourviere
Here are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Part Dieu Mall
  • • Lyon Confluence Shopping Center
Some popular places to visit include:
  • • Lyon City Hall
  • • Tete d'Or Park
  • • Musee Lumiere
  • • Stade Gerland

When to visit Lyon

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 58°F day, 29°F night
  • • April-June: 78°F day, 39°F night
  • • July-September: 80°F day, 49°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 31°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.24 inches
  • • April-June: 0.35 inches
  • • July-September: 0.28 inches
  • • October-December: 0.31 inches

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