Lyon Travel Guide
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Lyon Travel Guide
Where is Lyon?
Part of the joy of traveling is the anticipation you feel before you get there. Start getting excited about your Lyon adventure by finding out a thing or two about it!
It lies 240 miles southeast of Paris, the national capital, and 9 miles northwest of Mions.
This area of Rhone is home to some 470,000 residents.
Places to Visit in Lyon
You wouldn't want to visit Lyon without swinging by favorite attractions like Lyon Opera and the Roman Theatres of Fourviere. Not your style? Well don't fret — you have plenty of choice here. Additional options include the Eurexpo Lyon and Bellecour Square.Experience a bit of history and take a stroll through Terreaux Square, a pleasant spot to relax and meet up with friends. Like some more options? Tour Lyon City Hall to learn about the region's intriguing political history. But that's not all! Whether you're making a spiritual pilgrimage or just curious about what's beyond its doors, everyone is welcome to visit St. Jean Cathedral. Why not share a pew with local worshipers and attend a mass?
Car Rentals in Lyon
Hi-ya, globetrotter. We know you're eager to make the most of your vacation, so why not take a look at car rentals in Lyon? Book through Orbitz and get your epic adventure on the road today!
Why not pick up your car when you land at Lyon Bron Airport? It's one of the best ways to avoid carrying heavy baggage any more than you have to. Hertz and Europcar are two options in the immediate vicinity.
Sixt is conveniently positioned in the middle of town at 6 Cours Franklin Roosevelt. If you plan to stay nearby, this is place to go to.
Where to stay in Lyon – Hotel Accommodation
With no less than 187 hotels in Lyon
, you won't have any hassles finding a place to crash. Lock in a comfy room and then start planning the exciting stuff!The Villa Florentine
is a brilliant choice for travelers seeking top-end accommodations. If it's all booked, we suggest the Cour des Loges
. Otherwise, check out the Le Gourguillon
or The Thonet House - A Luxury Historic Collection
if you're traveling on a stricter budget.
Nearest Airports to Lyon
Arranging a break in Lyon? Tuck away your tray table, put your seat in the upright position and get set to land at Lyon Bron Airport (LYN), the nearest airport. The set-off point to your next great adventure, the terminal is 6 miles to the southeast of the downtown area.
Popular Places to Visit Near Lyon
Lyon is just 16 miles from Saint-Romain-en-Gal
. Use this locality for easy access to a range of attractions, including theatre Antique and the Temple d'Auguste et de Livie. If you're able to, head only 50 miles to Saint-Joseph-de-Riviere
. This is another part of the region offering close by brilliant attractions like Grande Chartreuse Monastery and Chartreuse National Park.
No Cancellation Fees
You can be sure that whatever the motivation behind canceling or changing your booking, we won't charge you a fee.^ Why not get in touch with your chosen airline and hotel and ask if they'll do the same?