The best time to visit Lyon is in the mid summer when temperatures are still warm but hotels are less expensive. During this time, expect to pay approximately $70/night for a 1-bedroom vacation rental. That's $10 cheaper than what you would have paid in June. Temperatures are in the high 70s, just a bit warmer than the average 70°F you could get during high season.
The most popular time to travel to Lyon is in the late spring/early summer, which comes with higher hotel rates. The Fête des Lumières week (December 7th - 11th) and the Noël week (December 23rd to January 2nd) are also popular dates that you should avoid if you're on a budget.
When visiting Lyon in the fall, make sure to bring your umbrella since it rains on average 14 days each month.
Avoid the crowd
The best time to avoid the crowd in Lyon, France is July.
The cheapest time to travel to Lyon, France is July.
Approximate nightly cost for a one bedroom vacation rental.
12/06 - 12/07
12/07 - 12/11
Fête des Lumières
12/23 - 01/02
03/30 - 04/03
In Lyon, France, July is the sunniest month and July the warmest.