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Departure Wed, 13 Jun Return Wed, 20 Jun
STN London
GNB Grenoble
return from £25
Departure Thu, 14 Jun Return Thu, 21 Jun
MAN Manchester
LYS Lyon
return from £60
Departure Tue, 05 Jun Return Tue, 12 Jun
NCL Newcastle
LYS Lyon
return from £167
Departure Wed, 13 Jun Return Wed, 20 Jun
BHX Birmingham
LYS Lyon
return from £90
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Travelling to Lyon

Lyon Attractions

Lyon, presided by snow-capped mountains, boasts remarkable views, a rich, cultural heritage and an intriguing UNESCO-protected historic quarter that runs alongside the banks of the gleaming River Saône. With a history spanning more than 2000 years, the cultural offerings in Lyon are endless. From the old town's labyrinth of alleyways and cobblestone streets, to ancient landmarks, museums and gardens, Renaissance courtyards and gourmet eateries, Lyon is a city that embraces the "art de vivre". Encircling the city, the idyllic Beaujolais countryside is speckled with undulating hills, stone villages and vineyards that offer a taster of fine wines amid pristine nature. Discover here the best deals for a Flight + Hotel to Lyon!

Things to do in Lyon

History and culture make up a significant part of a city break to Lyon. Comprising several enticing neighbourhoods including Old Lyon, the panoramic Fourvière Hill, elegant Presqu'île, and historic La Croix-Rousse, it is easy to spend hours simply wandering around its pleasant streets and attractions. Lyon's celebrated gastronomical scene is a feast for all the senses from the revival of the "bouchons" serving authentic local dishes to world-class restaurants.

On a trip to Lyon be sure to:

  • Meander through the medieval streets of the beautiful old town
  • Discover the city's story through the ages at the Museum of the History of Lyon
  • See a puppet show at the Théâtre Guignol or check out the exhibits at the World Puppet Museum – the Musée des Marionnettes du Monde
  • Visit the Roman Museum and the Roman Theatres of Lyon, some of France's oldest ruins
  • Walk around the Croix-Rousse neighbourhood and explore its "traboules" (covered passageways)
  • Learn about Lyon's silk trading at the Musée des Tissus (Fabric Museum)
  • Marvel at the mosaics and paintings inside the soaring Fourvière Basilica. The esplanade affords spectacular views of the city
  • Witness the light fall through the stained-glass windows of the Cathedral of Saint-John
  • Sample the region's hearty cuisine in a "Bouchon Lyonnais" or splurge at one of the city's top fine dining restaurants
  • Hear a concert at the splendid domed Opéra de Lyon opera house that was restored by Jean Nouvel
  • Stroll through the landscaped gardens of the Parc de la Tête d'Or, one of France's largest urban parks
Lyon

Lyon Airports

Lyon Airport, known as Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (and previously as Lyon Satolas Airport), is an international airport serving the city of Lyon and the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. It handles flights to a variety of destinations across the world.

  • Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport

    Top Carriers

    A number of airlines operate flights to Lyon including: easyJet, Transavia and Air France ,which has been recognized as one of the Top 15 airlines in the world, according to eDreams Best Airlines study 2016.

    Location

    Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport is situated in Colombier-Saugnieu, approximately 13 miles southeast of the city centre of Lyon.

    Transportation

    Passengers can access the city centre from the airport via the Lyon ExpressTram with a journey time of less than 30 minutes. The airport also has its own high speed rail line that connects passengers with the city centre and other destinations around France. Car rental agencies operate from the airport and taxis are available outside the two terminals and the railway station.

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