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Cour des Loges
Cour des Loges

6 rue du Boeuf, Lyon 69005

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4.4 out of 5 (327 reviews)

This family-friendly Lyon hotel is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of Lyon History Museum and St. Jean …

£202
Mon Hôtel Particulier
Mon Hôtel Particulier

3 Place Du Change, Lyon 69005

4.6 out of 5 (98 reviews)

Located in Old Lyon, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Guignol Theater, St. Jean Cathedral, and Terreaux Square. …

£90
Appart Ambiance - Saint-Jean
Appart Ambiance - Saint-Jean

2 Rue Saint Jean, Lyon 69005

Located in Old Lyon, this apartment is within a 5-minute walk of Lyon History Museum and St. Jean Cathedral. Lyon Museum of …

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NH Lyon Airport
NH Lyon Airport

Terminal 1, BP 202, Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport 69125

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4.2 out of 5 (446 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this eco-friendly hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Genas Karting, Eurexpo Lyon, and Genas Bowling …

£77
Hôtel La Résidence Lyon
Hôtel La Résidence Lyon

18 Rue Victor Hugo, Lyon 69002

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3.9 out of 5 (324 reviews)

Located in La Presqu'ile, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Textile Museum and Bellecour Square. St. Jean Cathedral and …

£85
Hotel Athena
Hotel Athena

45 Boulevard Marius Vivier Merle, Lyon 69003

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3.5 out of 5 (1,039 reviews)

Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Oxygen Tower, Musee Lumiere, and Bellecour Square. Tet …

£50
Marriott Lyon Cité Internationale
Marriott Lyon Cité Internationale

70 Quai Charles De Gaulle, Lyon 69463

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4.1 out of 5 (402 reviews)

The modern Marriott Lyon Cité Internationale is situated between the River Rhone and beautiful Tête d'Or park. The Lyon …

£77
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 (569 reviews)

Located in the heart of Lyon, this boutique residence is within 1 mi (2 km) of Jean Moulin University and Musee Lumiere. …

£54
Hotel Première Classe Lyon Sud - Pierre Bénite
Hotel Première Classe Lyon Sud - Pierre Bénite

17 rue de la Mouche, Irigny 69540

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3.9 out of 5 (290 reviews)

Situated in Irigny, this hotel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Lyon Sud Hospital and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Lyon Aquarium. Confluence …

£23
Citadines Presqu'île Lyon
Citadines Presqu'île Lyon

2 Rue Thomassin, Lyon 69002

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3.8 out of 5 (377 reviews)

Located in La Presqu'ile, this residence is within a 10-minute walk of Place des Jacobins, Bellecour Square, and Lyon Museu …

£68
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Pocket Guide: Lyon Old Lyon Hotels

Old Lyon is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants and bars. The neighborhood has many charming qualities, its college atmosphere among the more noteworthy. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the riverfront. Hotels in Old Lyon provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Lyon area.

Sightseeing around Old Lyon

The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Study the collections at Gallo-Roman Museum, Lyon History Museum, or Lyon Museum of Fine Arts. You can check out the local talent at Guignol Theater, Theatre des Celestins, and Lyon Opera. Monuments like Notre Dame Basilica, Metallic Tower, and St. Jean Cathedral are well regarded. Swing by Roman Theatres of Fourviere, Place des Jacobins, and Maison des Canuts to learn about local history. Take a tour of campus around University of Lyon II, Jean Moulin University, or Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon. Bring the family to Quai Tilsit Vaporetto Stop, Quai de Bondy Vaporetto Stop, and Confluence Vaporetto Stop.

Popular activities in the area include shopping and being pampered at a spa. Esplanade de Fourviere, Tete d'Or Park, or Ile Barbe are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. Lyon Confluence Shopping Center, Part Dieu Mall, and Transbordeur are other spots for some local fun.

Some of the area's most popular sights are Bellecour Square, Terreaux Square, and Textile Museum. You can also stop by Saint Martin d'Ainay Abbey, Place Carnot, and Place de la Croix Rousse.

Getting around Old Lyon

Ready to get out and explore the city? Vieux Lyon Station is the closest metro station. If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Lyon Saint Paul Station.

At 12.4 miles (20 km), Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery) is the closest major airport to Old Lyon. The next closest airport is Saint-Etienne (EBU-Saint-Etienne - Loire Intl.), located 30.1 miles (48.5 km) away.

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