France may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window

Old LyonLyon


Popular places to visit in Old Lyon

Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière
Image for Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

4.5/5(201 reviews)

Lyon’s crowning glory, this monumental church stands atop Fourvière hill and provides fabulous panoramas of the city.

Lyon Cathedral
Image for Lyon Cathedral

Lyon Cathedral

4.5/5(159 reviews)

See the remarkable 600-year-old astronomical clock that chimes in this long-standing religious monument.

Palais de Justice de Lyon
Image for Palais de Justice de Lyon

Palais de Justice de Lyon

4/5(5 reviews)

Take a guided tour of this fine example of neoclassical architecture to learn about the rich history of the French legal system.

Roman Theatres of Fourviere
Image for Roman Theatres of Fourviere

Roman Theatres of Fourviere

4.5/5(73 reviews)

Visit this impressive complex, home to one of the oldest Roman theaters in France.

Gallo-Roman Museum
Image for Gallo-Roman Museum

Gallo-Roman Museum

4.5/5(37 reviews)

Marvel at the exceptional Circus Mosaic that shows a rare four-horse chariot race as you peruse this fascinating collection of Roman artifacts.

Musée Miniature et Cinéma
Image for Musée Miniature et Cinéma

Musée Miniature et Cinéma

You can study the exhibits at Musée Miniature et Cinéma, a museum with a storied past, during your travels to Lyon. While you're in the area, stroll along the riverfront.

Top things to do in Old Lyon

Lyon Old Town Food Tour
Image for Lyon Old Town Food Tour

Lyon Old Town Food Tour

$102
Per adult
2H Small-Group Electric Bike Tour in Lyon - Local certified
Image for 2H Small-Group Electric Bike Tour in Lyon - Local certified

2H Small-Group Electric Bike Tour in Lyon - Local certified

$34
Per adult
4H Electric Bike Tour with Food Tasting - Local certified
Image for 4H Electric Bike Tour with Food Tasting - Local certified

4H Electric Bike Tour with Food Tasting - Local certified

$79
Per adult
1h Private City Tour in electric Tuk Tuk - Local certified
Image for 1h Private City Tour in electric Tuk Tuk - Local certified

1h Private City Tour in electric Tuk Tuk - Local certified

$90
Per adult
2h - Private City Tour in Electric Tuk Tuk - Local certified
Image for 2h - Private City Tour in Electric Tuk Tuk - Local certified

2h - Private City Tour in Electric Tuk Tuk - Local certified

$170
Per adult
Architectural Walk of Lyon with a Local
Image for Architectural Walk of Lyon with a Local

Architectural Walk of Lyon with a Local

$45
Per adult

Top Hotels in Old Lyon

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Fourvière Hôtel Lyon
Fourvière Hôtel Lyon
4 out of 5
23 rue Roger Radisson, Lyon
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $139 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5

Located in Lyon City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Roman Theatres of Fourviere and Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière. Bellecour Square and ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (467 reviews)

"Excellent quiet location. Great facilities and staff."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Fourvière Hôtel Lyon
Villa Maïa
Villa Maïa
5 out of 5
8 rue du Professeur Pierre Marion, Lyon
The price is $422 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 26

Located in Lyon City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Gallo-Roman Museum (Musee de la Civilization Gallo-Romaine) and Basilica of Notre-Dame ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (53 reviews)

"Outstanding in every way. Modern new hotel with gracious old world service. Large comfortable rooms with super comfy beds. Gorgeous bathrooms. Taxi needed to get to many areas of the city. Just around the corner from the Roman ruins. City views are spectacular."…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2019

Villa Maïa
Villa Florentine
Villa Florentine
5 out of 5
25-27 Montée Saint Barthelemy, Lyon, Rhone
The price is $235 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22

Located in Lyon City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Musée Gadagne and Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière. Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (289 reviews)
Excellent hotel

"Very luxurious, great staff and location in old town Lyon."…"

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2019

Villa Florentine
Le Phenix Hotel
Le Phenix Hotel
3 out of 5
7 Quai De Bondy, Lyon, Rhone
The price is $83 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 26

Located in Lyon City Centre, this boutique hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Quai de Bondy Vaporetto Stop, Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, and Hôtel de Ville ...

4.2/5Excellent! (770 reviews)

"Very nice location and rooms are all undated.. also parking available and very closed to the Center"…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

Le Phenix Hotel
MiHotel La Tour Rose
MiHotel La Tour Rose
22 Rue du Bœuf, Lyon
The price is $127 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 27

Located in Lyon City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Musée Gadagne and Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière. Bellecour Square and Museum of Fine ...

4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"Great hotel with nice location in old city district"…"

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

MiHotel La Tour Rose
Collège Hôtel
Collège Hôtel
4 out of 5
5 Place Saint-Paul, Lyon, Rhone
The price is $107 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28

Located in Lyon City Centre, this boutique hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Guignol Theater, Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, and Hôtel de Ville de Lyon. Basilica ...

4.1/5Very Good! (391 reviews)
3 star

"Helpful & pleasant English speaking front desk. Kitschy decor was probably better 10 years ago. A bit run down, oddly, the toilet seat’s inside edge was chipped and abraded but because it was the weekend, the hotel could not change it. But that wasn't something that just happened. Location was good, ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Collège Hôtel

Other neighborhoods in Lyon

Roman Theatres of Fourviere showing building ruins and heritage architecture

Fourvière

Fourvière is noteworthy for its historic sites, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière and Roman Theatres of Fourviere.

Fourvière
La Presqu\'ile which includes cycling as well as a large group of people

La Presqu'ile

4.5/5Wonderful!(255 area reviews)

La Presqu'ile is highly notable for its popular shops, and you might want to visit top sights like Bellecour Square and Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. See more of Lyon by jumping on the metro at Ampere-Victor Hugo Station or Bellecour Station.

La Presqu'ile
Lyon Opera which includes street scenes as well as a large group of people

1st Arrondissement

Noted for its shopping and restaurants, there's plenty to explore in 1st Arrondissement. Top attractions like Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon and Hôtel de Ville de Lyon are major draws, and you can hop on the metro at Croix Paquet Station or Hotel de Ville - Louis Pradel Station to see more of the city.

1st Arrondissement
Confluence Museum

2nd Arrondissement

Travelers love 2nd Arrondissement for its popular shops, and you can see more of Lyon by jumping on the metro at Suchet Tram Stop or Sainte-Blandine Tram Stop. You might spend time checking out top sights like Bellecour Square and Confluence Museum.

2nd Arrondissement
Textile Museum

Lyon City Centre

Lyon City Centre is highly notable for its popular shops, and you might want to visit top sights like Bellecour Square and Part Dieu Mall. See more of Lyon by jumping on the metro at Rue de l'Universite Tram Stop or Saint-André Tram Stop.

Lyon City Centre
5th Arrondissement

5th Arrondissement

5/5Exceptional!(1 area review)

Visitors often come to 5th Arrondissement for its abundant dining options, but many stay to explore sights like Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière and Lyon Cathedral. Getting around the area on the metro is easy if you catch a ride at Vieux Lyon Station.

5th Arrondissement



Old Lyon

Choose two or more items and save on your trip: