Where to stay in Lyon
VacationRenter offers 1,663 short term rentals all over Lyon, and we’re confident that you’ll find accommodations that meet both your needs and your budget. Affordable vacation rentals in Lyon start at a nightly rate of $39, with 20% of properties priced under $64 per night. Whether you’re on the hunt for a luxury villa near Hôtel de Ville de Lyon or an entire home close to Bartholdi Fountain, our goal is to help you find exactly what you need. Our website lists a wide selection of properties from top travel websites like Vrbo, HomeAway, Booking.com, and many more. No matter if you’re traveling on your own, going on a honeymoon to Lyon, or planning a trip for a group of 11, we can match you with a holiday rental that sleeps everyone comfortably. It’s time to make your dreams of travelling to Lyon a reality.
Where Is Lyon, France?
Situated at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône Rivers, Lyon is the third largest city in France and the second largest metropolitan area. It is located nearly 300 miles south of Paris and 200 miles north of Marseille and the Mediterranean Sea. Geneva, Switzerland is two hours away by train or car. Lyon is directly connected by train to Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Milan, Turin, Geneva, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Brussels, and London.
What Is Lyon Known For?
Known for its rich historical and cultural achievements, much of Lyon is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its continuous urban development since the age of antiquity when it was under Roman rule (43 BC). The city itself is an architectural wonder. For over 500 years, Lyon has been known as a strategic capital of industry, banking, and arts. Lyon’s cuisine has earned it the title of “gastronomical capital of France” and will keep you as entertained as its historical landmarks. Lyon also bears claim to a significant economical footprint in the finance, science, and biotech industries. Interestingly, it is also home to the international headquarters of Interpol and a rapidly growing software industry. Lyon is also known for its Festival of Lights which occurs annually December 8 to 12.
Home-types in Lyon
Lyon has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Lyon:
- Hotel: 293 vacation rentals
- House: 71 vacation rentals
- Private Room: 31 vacation rentals
- Bed and Breakfast: 30 vacation rentals
Points of interests in Lyon
Lyon has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Lyon:
- Hôtel de Ville de Lyon: 5,980 vacation rentals
- Bartholdi Fountain: 5,980 vacation rentals
- Confluence Museum: 5,980 vacation rentals
- Musée Lumière: 5,980 vacation rentals
- Place Bellecour: 5,980 vacation rentals
- Place des Jacobins: 5,980 vacation rentals
- Mur des Canuts: 5,980 vacation rentals
- Musées Gadagne: 5,980 vacation rentals
- Fresque des Lyonnais: 5,980 vacation rentals
- Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon-Fourvière: 5,980 vacation rentals
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