Lyon, France

With its fabulous food, medieval buildings, delicious wines, lots of shops and hundreds of traboules (hidden passageways), Lyon is like ‘little Paris’.

Book a flight to Lyon and enjoy a quieter and more compact version of Paris. This can clearly be seen in the old section of the city, which is inscribed in its entirety on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Narrow streets take you back centuries. Characteristic of Lyon are its cathedrals, basilicas and especially traboules, hidden passageways that take you from one street to the next. Discover beautiful inner courtyards that are a peaceful haven in the bustling city.

The capital of gastronomy 

After a day of shopping (tip: Presqu’île) or sightseeing, you’ve probably worked up an appetite. Lyon is the place to be for fabulous food. For centuries, the city has been known as the ‘capital of gastronomy’. A regional speciality is charcuterie (cured meats), including the Rosette de Lyon sausage. Food, wine and great views? The best restaurants are found along the River Saone. When are you flying to Lyon?

Practical information

Time zone

GMT +1 (summer time +2) 
There is no time difference between Lyon and the Netherlands.


The currency used in Lyon is the Euro (EUR).

Duration of flight

The flight to Lyon lasts approximately one hour and 45 minutes. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.