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Novotel Lyon Gerland Musée des Confluences
Novotel Lyon Gerland Musée des Confluences

70 avenue Leclerc, Lyon 69363

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4.1 out of 5 (366 reviews)

This family-friendly Lyon hotel is located on the waterfront, within 1 mi (2 km) of Halle Tony Garnier and Stade Gerland. …

£72
Appart’City Confort Lyon Gerland
Appart’City Confort Lyon Gerland

175 Avenue Jean Jaurès, Lyon 69007

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3.5 out of 5 (421 reviews)

Located in Lyon's Gerland district, this residence is adjacent to the Gerland Metro entrance, for easy access to the historic …

£51
Appart’City Confort Lyon Part Dieu
Appart’City Confort Lyon Part Dieu

111 Boulevard Marius Vivier Merle, Lyon 69003

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3.1 out of 5 (991 reviews)

This Lyon aparthotel, built in 2005, is located in the city's business district, connected to the airport and near Part Die …

£47
Hotel Athena
Hotel Athena

45 Boulevard Marius Vivier Merle, Lyon 69003

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3.4 out of 5 (1,096 reviews)

Located in 3rd Arrondissement, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of La Part-Dieu Business District, Musee Lumiere, and …

£56
Appart'City Lyon - Part-Dieu Garibaldi
Appart'City Lyon - Part-Dieu Garibaldi

40 rue de l'Abondance, Lyon 69003

2.9 out of 5 (51 reviews)

Located in 3rd Arrondissement, this apartment is within 1 mi (2 km) of Jean Moulin University, Musee Lumiere, and Bellecour …

£39
Kyriad Lyon Centre - Perrache
Kyriad Lyon Centre - Perrache

26 Cours de Verdun-Perrache, Lyon 69002

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4 out of 5 (176 reviews)

Located in 2nd Arrondissement, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Museum of the Resistance and Textile Museum. Bellecou …

£42
Lagrange Apart'HOTEL Lyon Lumière
Lagrange Apart'HOTEL Lyon Lumière

81-85 Cours Albert-Thomas, Lyon 69003

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4.3 out of 5 (609 reviews)

Located in 3rd Arrondissement, this boutique residence is within 1 mi (2 km) of Jean Moulin University and Musee Lumiere. …

£53
Novotel Lyon Centre Part Dieu
Novotel Lyon Centre Part Dieu

47 Boulevard Vivier Merle, Lyon 69429

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4 out of 5 (646 reviews)

Located in 3rd Arrondissement, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of La Part-Dieu Business District, Musee Lumiere, and …

£72
ibis Styles Lyon La Part Dieu
ibis Styles Lyon La Part Dieu

54 Rue De La Villette, Lyon 69003

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (480 reviews)

Located in 3rd Arrondissement, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of La Part-Dieu Business District, Musee Lumiere, and …

£55
Quality Suites Lyon 7 Lodge
Quality Suites Lyon 7 Lodge

7 rue Félix Brun, Lyon 69007

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3.3 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Located in 7th Arrondissement, this residence is within 1 mi (2 km) of AviaSim and Stade Gerland. Textile Museum and Bellecou …

£60
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Pocket Guide: Lyon City Centre Gerland Hotels

Known for being walkable and business-friendly, Gerland is an economical neighborhood, offering convenient options for restaurants, cafes, and coffee shops. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its college atmosphere. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the riverfront. Start by booking your hotel in Gerland, and then enjoy the sights in the greater Lyon area.

Sightseeing around Gerland

The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Confluence Museum, Confluence Museum, and Centre d'Histoire de la Resistance et de la Deportation feature a variety of exhibits. You can attend a show at Halle Tony Garnier, Maison de la Danse, and Theatre des Celestins. Saint Martin d'Ainay Abbey, Place des Jacobins, and St. Jean Cathedral are monuments worth a look. Place Carnot, Bellecour Square, and Roman Theatres of Fourviere are a few landmarks that can't be missed. Take a tour of campus around Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, University of Lyon II, or Jean Moulin University. Lyon Aquarium, Confluence Vaporetto Stop, and Quai Tilsit Vaporetto Stop will provide enjoyment for the whole family.

Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Esplanade de Fourviere, Tete d'Or Park, or Ile Barbe. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Stade Gerland, Gerland Sports Palace, and Lyon Confluence Shopping Center.

Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Textile Museum, Musee Lumiere, and Gallo-Roman Museum. Auditorium Maurice Ravel, Part Dieu Mall, and Notre Dame Basilica are other must-sees.

Getting around Gerland

If you want to get around the city, Debourg Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Stade de Gerland Station and Place Jean Jaures Station. If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Lyon Jean Mace Station.

Gerland is 11.5 miles (18.4 km) from the airport in Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery). Saint-Etienne (EBU-Saint-Etienne - Loire Intl.) is the next closest airport, 29.6 miles (47.6 km) away.

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