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Destination guide

Travel to artsy Lyon

Enjoy the area's museums, theater scene and cathedral and make a vacation rental your home during your stay 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 vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Lyon

Fly into Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery), the closest airport, located 12 mi (19.3 km) from the city center. 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 traveling 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 vacation rentals are available around Lyon?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 942 house rentals around Lyon. From 637 Condos/Apartments to 663 Studios, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Lyon is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Lyon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 637 Condos/Apartments in Lyon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lyon include:

  • Studios: 663 lodging choices
  • Houses: 120 lodging choices
  • Villas: 8 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lyon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 95 vacation homes with pool available in Lyon.