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Cheap flights to Lyon

Lyon is France’s third largest city. Its modern international airport puts you in reach of all the best ski resorts in the Rhône-Alpes region and beyond. You can catch a direct transfer to Alpe d’Huez, Les Deux Alpes, Méribel and more for some amazing on and off-piste action.

At a glance

  • Language French
  • Currency Euro
  • Time difference GMT+1 hour
  • Main resorts Alpe d’Huez, Méribel, Les Deux Alpes
  • Beer £3
  • 3-course meal £30

Incredible Alpine Skiing

Lyon is the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region, which leads right up to the Alpine border with Italy. What that means for you is that you’re less than three hours’ drive from France’s most popular ski resorts, including Val d’Isère, Tignes and La Plagne.

Skiing highlights

Land in Lyon and the world’s longest ski run is in reach – it’s La Sarenne in Alpe d’Huez. You could also enjoy the lively après-ski scene at the 2km long high street of Les Deux Alpes. You could even find out about the history of skiing

A gourmand's delight

Lyon is often lauded as the food capital of the world. If you stop off in the city before going to your ski break, be sure to try some local culinary delights. The delicacies on offer include Rosette (a particularly delicious sausage) and Cervelle de Canut (soft cheese with chives, garlic and shallots).