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Lyon overview

Visitors speak favorably about all that Lyon has to offer, including its historical sites and restaurants. You'll enjoy the area's entertainment, cathedrals, and museums. In Lyon, you can take in local culture at top places like Lyon Museum of Fine Arts and Lyon Opera. Popular sights like Lyon City Hall and Terreaux Square won't disappoint.

Where to stay in Lyon

With a large selection of hotels, Lyon has options to suit everyone's style. There are 343 hotels in Lyon and you can shop as many as 295 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 40%. We have room prices starting at 26 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Lyon as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 7 5-star hotels from 183 USD per night
  • • 61 4-star hotels from 70 USD per night
  • • 123 3-star hotels from 52 USD per night
  • • 68 2-star hotels from 43 USD per night

How to get to Lyon

Fly into Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery), 12 mi (19.3 km) from the heart of 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 (0.4 mi/0.6 km from the city center)
  • • Lyon-Part-Dieu Station (1.3 mi/2.1 km from the city center)
  • • Lyon Perrache Station (1.4 mi/2.2 km from the city center)
Metro stations include:
  • • Hotel de Ville - Louis Pradel Station (0.1 mi/0.1 km from the city center)
  • • Croix Paquet Station (0.2 mi/0.4 km from the city center)
  • • Cordeliers Bourse Station (0.3 mi/0.5 km from the city center)

What to see around Lyon

Here are some local attractions:
  • • Quai de Bondy Vaporetto Stop
  • • Quai Tilsit Vaporetto Stop
  • • Confluence Vaporetto Stop
The area's cultural scene stands out, and these are some places to visit:
  • • Lyon Museum of Fine Arts
  • • Lyon Opera
  • • Gallo-Roman Museum
  • • Textile Museum
  • • Musee d'Art Contemporain
Memorable landmarks include:
  • • 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
Popular places to visit include:
  • • Lyon City Hall
  • • Tete d'Or Park
  • • Musee Lumiere
  • • Stade Gerland

When to visit Lyon

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you might be wondering when is the best time to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

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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