Lyon, the ideal city for a romantic Rhône-Alpes weekend, is the third largest city in France by number of inhabitants and is located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region at the confluence of the Saône and Rhône rivers. The city centre of Lyon is rich in emblematic places such as the Basilica of Fourvière, the Old Lyon classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Part-Dieu with its famous pencil-shaped tower, visible from any hotel in the city centre of Lyon. You can also take advantage of the famous 'bouchons lyonnais' because Lyon is a gastronomic capital. Finally, the Festival of Lights takes place in December, which attracts millions of people who come to see the city's heritage.
Lyon also boasts exceptional establishments: in Fourvière, enjoy a panoramic view of the whole metropolis from your balcony in a hotel in downtown Lyon. Take the height and book a room in the Monts d' Or, you will have an incredible view on the center of Lyon from the hotel.
A dynamic city
Lyon is a pleasant city to live in. Lyon, a former industrial city, has been experiencing strong economic development for a very long time. Its tourist attraction, its intense cultural life and its rich heritage make it a popular destination for tourists from all over the world. Served by two stations (Lyon Part-Dieu and Lyon Perrache), the city benefits from a well-developed public transport network. In fact, in order to discover the best gastronomic restaurant in Lyon, it will be possible to take the metro, tram, trolleybus or bike hire with Vélo' v. Lyon is also popular with students who benefit from 4 major universities, Lyon is also a city rich in cultural events to come and see absolutely.
A culturally rich city
Once you have arrived in Lyon and settled in your luxury hotel in Lyon, take the time to stroll through the Part-Dieu streets, a business district of the city with its many towers. With its architectural, cultural and gastronomic heritage, Lyon has more than 200 historical monuments. The Old Lyon district is partly classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Throughout the year, many events are organized in Lyon such as the Festival of Lights, the Quays of the polar, the Nuits de Fourvière. In addition, its Sports Centre, the Stade de Gerland, hosts major sporting competitions on a regular basis. Many football fans do not hesitate to book a holiday rental in Lyon during major competitions to fully enjoy the beauty of the city.
Lyon: a capital city
Lyon is a city with a large number of restaurants, bars, breweries, in order to discover all the gastronomy of the city, recognized worldwide. This way, you will have every chance of finding a gourmet restaurant in Lyon that will awaken your taste buds. Moreover, as the world capital of cinema thanks to the Lumière brothers, capital of silk and rose, Lyon is a city with undeniable assets. Tourists who stay there also appreciate the charm of their luxury hotel in Lyon.
Spend a pleasant holiday in one of the largest cities in France
After booking a charming hotel in Lyon or a holiday rental in Lyon, take the time to discover its many museums that make the reputation of the city. Thus, the Confluence Museum and the Fine Arts Museum are some of the cultural sites to be visited urgently. In addition, the city is also full of cultural structures to be seen, such as the international miniature museum, the Aquarium of Lyon and the Friche. With family, friends or lover, a charming hotel in Lyon will allow you to discover this famous city.