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Find and book a holiday home or apartment in Lyon, the city of cinema
Lyon is one of the most beautiful cities in France and there is a whole range of activities here to keep you entertained on your trip abroad. If you are taking your family away for a bonding holiday rent a traditional french holiday house or self-catered apartment. On the other hand if you are looking for accommodation for a more intimate getaway, book a luxury apartment or an intimate bed and breakfast.
Best Time to Visit
Here's a quick run down of what to expect weather wise in Lyon throughout the year. Throughout the springtime, you can expect sunshine and temperatures up to 23 ° C, however be sure to pack a rain coat just incase it rains! Summer is the busiest season for tourism in Lyon and the weather from June to August is glorious.
Where to Stay in Lyon?
You really are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing accommodation in Lyon, so we've made it easy for you to pick an area.
Bellecour and City Hall
This part of the city is the peninsula that stretches from the Croix-Rousse to the Saone and Rhone rivers make it Lyon's playground for shopping, restaurants and the well-known National Opera. This is a great place to find accommodation due to the array of self-catered apartments, and for those wanting a slightly cheaper option choose from our range of bed and breakfasts and homestays. You will find plenty to do in this district, such as visiting the world-class Museum of Fine Arts along with an array of other exquisite museums.
Old Lyon and Fourviere
Old Lyon and Fourviere are stunning neighborhoods full of palaces, Fourviere is especially known for its stunning hills and Old Lyon is a remarkably beautiful renaissance neighborhood that holds UNESCO World Site status. Hotel rooms and great value apartments are easy to come by in this part of the city. The history of Lyon is shown through the Gadagne and Cathedral Museum while enticing doorways of the traboules show off the narrow passageways connecting the streets.
On the opposite hill to Fourviere, La Croix-Rousse lies between the Rhone and Saone River making this a low-key residential area. Streamed with markets, local shops, bistros and winding streets; this is a great part of the city to stay in. Instead of spending your whole budget on an expensive hotel in this area stay in a hostel or a cheap apartment.
Things to do in Lyon
Visit the Roman Amphitheatre
To experience something a bit out of the ordinary book tickets to a show in an old Roman Amphitheatre. Throughout the year there are various fantastic music, dance and theatrical festivals that take place here.
This piazza is one of the most beautiful squares in France, it is a UNESCO world heritage site and in the winter one can spend the perfect winter break here. Enjoy skating on the ice rink whilst sipping on a delicious hot chocolate and don't forget to try the mouth-watering sweet and savory crepes! In the summer this is the perfect place to meet a friend or relax with a book in the summer sun.
Fête des Lumieres
Lyon is a city that has a strong connection to the movie world. Over a century ago the Lumiere Brothers first made their money charging movie lovers to watch documentaries in Lyon. Keeping up with traditions, Lyon continues to run world famous festivals including the Fete des Lumieres. The city transforms itself into a great film festival attracting movie lovers from all over the world to enjoy the festivities and unwind in great value short term holiday rentals.
Rosa Mir Gardens
There is a secret spot hidden by the locals, that will give you the best instagram snap! Hidden in a secret courtyard of a building in Croix-Rousse lays the Rosa Mir Gardens. The gardens are open from Saturdays between 2pm and 5.30pm, this is a must see in Lyon. The gardens are similar to the Park Guell in Barcelona with pretty tiles, flowers and greenery filled throughout. Created by Craftsman Jules Senis, he passed away from cancer, he spent the last 20 years of his life perfecting his art resulting in the beautiful gardens that can still be seen today.