Famed for its excellent cuisine, Lyon is the gastronomy capital of France, with Michelin starred eateries, cafes and bistros abound. This World Heritage listed old town is a delight of Renaissance gems, Gothic cathedrals and medieval churches.
Fly with easyJet twice a week throughout the winter.
Things to do in Lyon
- Purchase a Lyon City Card
The Lyon City Card allows admission to 19 top museums, unlimited public transport use, access to guided tours and river cruises and provides shopping discounts. More >>
- Discover Lyon in a Citroen 2CV
Arrange a tour in this fascinating car and take in the sights of the Place Bellecour, Gallo-Roman theatres and Le Theatre des Celestins with commentary from a knowledgeable chauffeur. More >>
- Lyon Musee des Beaux Arts
Browse through over 70 rooms displaying an outstanding array of antiquities and artwork, including more than 600 Ancient Egyptian pieces.
- Lyon Ampitheatre Gallo-Romain
Visit the atmospheric ruins of The Gallo-Romain stone theatre, dated to 15 BC and see artefacts from Lyon’s history in the onsite museum.
- Take to the slopes
Les Deux Alpes, Meribel, Courchevel, Tignes and Val D’Isere are amongst some of the top ski resorts within the Alps that are accessible within a three hour transfer of Lyon Airport.