Destination guide

Head to the historic city of 2nd Arrondissement

Come and experience 2nd Arrondissement and its cathedral, museums and history. Travelers to this romantic city praise the restaurants, shopping and sightseeing. Textile Museum and Bellecour Square are just a couple of the must-sees. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around 2nd Arrondissement

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes 2nd Arrondissement a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Confluence Vaporetto Stop (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Quai Tilsit Vaporetto Stop (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Quai de Bondy Vaporetto Stop (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Lyon Aquarium (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Hippodrome Bron-Parilly (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Lyon Hippodrome - Carré de Soie (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of 2nd Arrondissement

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, 2nd Arrondissement is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tete d'Or Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Esplanade de Fourviere (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Ile Barbe (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Le Grand Large (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)

How to get to and around 2nd Arrondissement

The nearest airport is in Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery), located 12.1 mi (19.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Saint-Etienne (EBU-Saint-Etienne - Loire Intl.), which is 29.7 mi (47.8 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Lyon Perrache Station. You can get around 2nd Arrondissement by jumping on the metro at Suchet Tram Stop, Sainte-Blandine Tram Stop or Ampere-Victor Hugo Station.

Where to stay around 2nd Arrondissement?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 510 holiday lettings near 2nd Arrondissement. From 444 Studios to 436 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover 2nd Arrondissement area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to 2nd Arrondissement?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in 2nd Arrondissement:

  • Bellecour - Hôtel Dieu: 434 holiday homes
  • Cordeliers - Jacobins: 450 holiday homes
  • Carnot - Gailleton: 277 holiday homes
  • Les Serres - Vivier: 15 holiday homes
  • Le Bourg - Gare De Vaise: 127 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to 2nd Arrondissement?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in 2nd Arrondissement. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Theatre des Celestins: 1,040 holiday lettings
  • Quai Tilsit Vaporetto Stop: 1,034 holiday lettings
  • Textile Museum (Musee des Tissus): 1,033 holiday lettings
  • Saint Martin d'Ainay Abbey: 1,042 holiday lettings
  • Place des Jacobins: 1,019 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around 2nd Arrondissement listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Studios in 2nd Arrondissement?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 444 Studios in 2nd Arrondissement. Our other popular types of 2nd Arrondissement holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 436 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 53 self catering accommodations
  • Boats: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in 2nd Arrondissement?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in 2nd Arrondissement. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.