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Lyon – art and history in southeast France

The idyllic city of Lyon lies in southeast France and is home to some great historic sights, attracting visitors from all over the world. Many tourists head straight for the Notre-Dame de Fourvière Basilica that overlooks the city. Don’t miss the historic Vieux Lyon built in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, one of the city’s most popular areas. Next to the Hôtel de Ville you’ll find the opera with its small studio on the roof and an amphitheatre in the basement.

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Travelling to and from Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS)

Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport is around 20 km east of the city centre on the A43 and A432.
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There are buses from the airport to the city centre and other cities in the region.

The TGV (intercity) station is 5 minuets from the terminal and has connections to all big cities in France.

The Rhônexpress tram operates services from the airport to the city centre and journey time is less than 30 minutes. There are ticket machines at all stations.

Taxis can be found in front of the arrivals halls.

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At Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS)

Lyon Airport is around 20 km east of the city centre.


The airport has a large number of short and long-stay parking spaces that can be booked online.
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You can check in online up to 72 hours before departure or do the same on your Internet-enabled mobile phone.

Contact information:

Aéroports de Lyon
B.P. 113
69125 Lyon-Saint Exupéry Aéroport
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Weather forecast Lyon:

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