Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Old Lyon

Come and experience Old Lyon and its history, museums and monuments. This romantic city is known for its restaurants, shopping and theaters. Take in top local attractions like Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière and Gallo-Roman Museum. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Old Lyon

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Old Lyon a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Quai Tilsit Vaporetto Stop (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Quai de Bondy Vaporetto Stop (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Confluence Vaporetto Stop (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Lyon Aquarium (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Lyon Hippodrome - Carré de Soie (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Hippodrome Bron-Parilly (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Old Lyon

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Old Lyon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tete d'Or Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Esplanade de Fourviere (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Ile Barbe (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Le Grand Large (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Old Lyon

The nearest airport is in Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery), located 12.4 mi (20 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Saint-Etienne (EBU-Saint-Etienne - Loire Intl.), which is 30.1 mi (48.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Lyon Saint Paul Station. Catch a ride on the metro at Vieux Lyon Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Vieux Lyon?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 259 house rentals around Vieux Lyon. From 229 Condos/Apartments to 234 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 Vieux Lyon is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Vieux Lyon:

  • 7th Arrondissement: 251 vacation rentals
  • Grande Côte - Annonciade: 291 vacation rentals
  • Chartreux - Saint Vincent: 263 vacation rentals
  • Boucle - Gros Caillou: 174 vacation rentals
  • Terreaux - Bat d'argent: 327 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Vieux Lyon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Vieux Lyon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • La Tour-de-Salvagny Station: 993 home rentals
  • Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Station: 1,022 home rentals
  • Place Carnot: 1,021 home rentals
  • Interpol Headquarters: 1,055 home rentals
  • Pierre-Benite Station: 989 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vieux Lyon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Vieux Lyon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 229 Condos/Apartments in Vieux Lyon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Vieux Lyon include:

  • Studios: 234 lodging choices
  • Houses: 17 lodging choices
  • Boats: 6 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Vieux Lyon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation homes with pool available in Vieux Lyon.

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