Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1998
Size of heritage: 427 ha
- Buffer zone: 323 ha
The long history of Lyons, which was founded by the Romans in the 1st century B.C. as the capital of the Three Gauls and has continued to play a major role in Europe's political, cultural and economic development ever since, is vividly illustrated by its urban fabric and the many fine historic buildings from all periods.
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Hotels and places to stay
Grand Hotel des Terreaux
Hôtel Silky by HappyCulture
Hôtel de Paris
Citadines Presqu'ile Lyon
Mon Hôtel Particulier
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Medium airport - 6 mi (10 km) Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport
Medium airport - 13 mi (21 km) Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport
Medium airport - 30 mi (49 km) Grenoble-Isère Airport
Medium airport - 37 mi (60 km) Mâcon-Charnay Airport
Medium airport - 37 mi (59 km) Roanne-Renaison Airport
Medium airport - 45 mi (73 km) Saint-Yan Airport
Medium airport - 59 mi (96 km) Valence-Chabeuil Airport
Medium airport - 59 mi (95 km) Geneva Cointrin International Airport
Large airport - 69 mi (112 km) Torino / Caselle International Airport
Large airport - 142 mi (229 km) Marseille Provence Airport
Large airport - 162 mi (261 km) Brive-La Roche Airport
Large airport - 168 mi (272 km) Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport
Large airport - 187 mi (301 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- La Tour-du-Pin
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.
- La Mulatiere