Lyon and its region
At the heart of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region, between vineyards and mountains, Lyon is a city of culture, history and business. Located at the crossroads of Europe, it is the 2nd largest economic hub in France. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lyon is a remarkable city, known as the capital of French gastronomy and internationally recognised for its cultural events such as the Festival of Lights or its Contemporary Art Biennale.
WHERE TO STAY
Lyon’s hotels have a capacity of over 18,000 rooms, including:
- 5,300 in 4 and 5 star hotels
- 5,410 in 3 star hotels
- 5,123 in 1 and 2 star hotels
The leading hotel chains are in Lyon: Accor, Boscolo, Crowne Plaza, Marriott, Relais & Châteaux, Radisson Blu, Warwick, etc.
WHAT TO VISIT
Visit the traboules (secret covered passageways), take an excursion on a barge, visit some museums, go to the opera, or enjoy a round of golf. Culture and sport are just a click away! See the guide from Lyon's Tourist Office.
Find out more here.