Direct Flights to Lyon, France

Direct Flights to Lyon, France
Beautifully positioned between two hills and two rivers some 400 km southeast of Paris, Lyon is France’s second largest city boasting a beautiful old town district, outstanding museums and fantastic shopping.

It is also famous for its excellent cuisine and is crammed full of excellent restaurants and bistros. 
Direct flights to Lyon, France are available with Air France, BMI and British Airways or why not try easyJet for low cost flights.

Cheap Flights to Lyon, France

The city of Lyon is home to many fine historical attractions including the Ampitheatre Gallo Romain. Built around 15BC this important archaeological site is beautifully set on a hilltop. Equally, be sure not to miss the 12th-century Cathedral St. Jean, known for its unusual astronomical clock.

Perhaps one of Lyon’s most visible landmarks is the Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere with its mix of archaeological styles including medieval and oriental. You can climb to its observation tower where you’ll get some excellent views of the city and beyond. 
For those who like to take in a museum or two why not try the Musee des Tissus.

Dedicated to the city’s silk industry it is home to a vast collection of Greek and Egyptian tapestries and a number of silks produced in Lyon. 
For art lovers, the Museum of Fine Arts is a real highlight and particularly known for its 19th and 20th century sculptures as well as artworks from Picasso, Matisse and Monet.

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Lyon Climate

Lyon Climate
Lyon's climate is temperate and sunny. The average annual temperature is 52F (11C), with an average of 2,000 hours of sunshine per year. The hottest months of the year are May to July when temperatures can soar up to 86F to 95F (30-35C).