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Lyon Luxury Hotels

Renowned for exquisite cuisine, designer couture, and rich cultural life, Lyon is a perfect destination for a luxury vacation. Foodies are certain to have their palates pleased by the city's wide choice of gourmet restaurants, and a host of local delicacies and wines from the surrounding Rhône-Alpes region. Lyon's designer boutiques and department stores are a dream come true for fashionistas. Live events abound, from operatic performances to concerts in Roman ruins, guaranteeing unique and memorable experiences on your luxury vacation in Lyon.

Things to see in Lyon

Lyon is rightfully known as the gastronomic capital of France, so what better way to immerse yourself in the city than with a gourmet dining experience? Book a table at the decadent Les Loges, a Michelin-starred restaurant housed in the center of a Florentine-style courtyard, and treat your taste buds to an explosion of delicious flavors. Head out into the countryside to visit the outstanding vineyards of Beaujolais, and enjoy an indulgent day of tours and wine tastings. Lyon is a city rich in 2,000 years of history—experience its charms from an unusual vantage point on a city river cruise, and sip a glass of local Beaujolais as your guide explains the medieval and Renaissance urban landscape. Indulge in some retail therapy in the central Presqu'île area, home to countless fashionable boutiques, and experience an unforgettable evening at the city's ancient Roman amphitheater, still used today for concerts.

Luxury hotels in Lyon

Whether you prefer the tranquil surrounds of an historic country château or villa, the personal touch of a guesthouse, or the sophisticated convenience of a modern city hotel, there's an excellent selection of luxury accommodation in Lyon and the surrounding countryside. Luxury hotels in Lyon often feature fine gourmet restaurants and bars, swimming pools, fitness centers or gyms, and sometimes a spa. Without leaving the comfort of your luxury Lyon hotel, you'll generally be able to enjoy a relaxing massage, dine on the best French food, and retire to an elegant lounge, terrace, or garden to unwind with a refreshing beverage.

Where to stay in Lyon

If the peace and serenity of the French countryside beckons, base your stay in a luxury country château and enjoy a rural retreat when you return from a day out in the city. In Lyon itself, Presqu'île is the place to stay if you love to be close to the action. With exclusive stores, fantastic restaurants, and plentiful entertainment within easy reach, Presqu'île offers central convenience and style. For a more tranquil experience, stay in one of Lyon’s top luxury hotels in the old town, allowing you to absorb the beautiful medieval and Renaissance architecture of your surroundings in maximum comfort.

How to get to Lyon

Visitors to Lyon will find it most accessible through Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, just 15 miles from the city center. At the airport, hop into a waiting taxi or enjoy a VIP experience with a chauffeured limousine to start your luxury Lyon vacation in style. If you prefer to keep your schedule flexible, hire a car at the airport and travel at your own pace. Central Lyon is compact and easily navigable, and a hire car is handy for trips to the countryside. Taxis are readily available in the city, and Lyon can also be reached by state-of-the-art high-speed trains from other French cities.

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