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    Campervan hire in Lyon

    Lyon is the third-largest city in France and a UNESCO World Heritage site. 292 miles (470 km) south of France’s capital city Paris, and a mere 35 miles (56 km) from Marseille, Lyon is the perfect starting location should you wish to explore the rest of France. An innovative city, Lyon’s major industries include banking, pharmaceutical and software companies. The city is also the headquarters for Euronews, Interpol and the International Agency for Cancer Research.

    First signs of the city were in 43 BC when the Roman senate asked for the creation of a settlement where two rivers converged. From here onwards and due to its privileged location, Lyon became a communication hub and the starting point for Roman roads in France. With so much history, culture and culinary delights in store, a motorhome hire in Lyon is a great option for exploring the city.

    Have a look at Auto Europe and you’ll be pleasantly surprised as to the variety of motorhomes on offer to hire. Our in-house campervan hire specialists can be reached on +49 89 4120 7298 and will help you plan and choose the perfect motorhome for your holiday. Once you are sure which campervan would best suit your needs, we’ll then guide you through the booking process.

    Campsites in and around Lyon

    If you’re planning to visit Lyon then one of the cheapest and relaxed ways to stay with your campervan hire in Lyon, is within a campsite. The following four campsites we would recommend for your stay due to their facilities and proximity to the city. With nearby waterparks to enjoy, kitchen and laundry facilities, games rooms and shops, these campsites are more than practical and entertaining. Some sites are well located and surrounded by lush green fields, trees and wildlife. If you’re lucky, you’ll even have a nearby river to kayak in or the opportunity to picnic by its shore.

    Camping des Barolles Only 20-minutes from magical Lyon, you’ll come across a tranquil and pleasant campsite. At the Camping des Barolles, you’ll be able to unwind and explore Lyon at leisure – with numerous local public transport options. The campsite itself has all the amenities you’d expect from a modern European campsite, 365 days per year. With 45 motorhome pitches to choose from, a grocery store, laundry facility, bar and internet/Wi-Fi areas. This family run campsite has been in existence since the 1960s and provides a warm, friendly environment full of authentic regional charm.
    Camping De Lyon Located within a 6-hectare natural park you’ll find Camping De Lyon. With some great facilities, this campsite is ideal as a base to explore Lyon. The campsite has a heated swimming pool, a children’s playground, a café/restaurant, a central lodge and fresh bread every day. For rainy days they even provide a pool table to pass the time. Being so close to Lyon also means that you have more time to enjoy everything this UNESCO World Heritage city has to offer. From shopping to museums and amazing festivals – the city comes to life on your door-step.
    Camping Les Portes Du Beaujolais This 4-star campsite is uniquely positioned to allow you to not only explore the city of Lyon, but also take advantage of local amenities. A perfect location should you wish to do some golfing, fishing, cycling and general relaxation amongst nature. Guests will in particular love the local waterpark. Pitches are available between the 1st March until 31st October, with some also having electricity, water and drainage. Wash blocks exist for your comfort and are especially adapted for kids and guests with disabilities. The site also has a well-being centre, mini-golf and a local waterpark.
    Kanopee Village This family run campsite is the perfect 3-star getaway for your stay in Lyon. Although it is outside Lyon, within the city of Trevoux, this campsite is still the perfect location to visit Lyon from. With a friendly atmosphere, green open spaces, a river setting and all the amenities you’d expect from a modern French campsite. You can take up some canoeing, cycling, and hiking or discover some rich local history. A waterpark is also nearby, with a heated pool, giant slide and paddling pool.

    Available Campervans in Lyon

    Lyon provides numerous motorhomes to choose from, with many having exceptional on-board features. The following are the top most rented campervans for Lyon. The Urban Model campervan can sleep up to four people comfortably. At your disposal you will also have a modern kitchen, shower and toilet, including waste and water tanks. Heating is also available for those winter trips. The Nomad motorhome also sleeps up to four people. It has a similar size to the previous campervan being around 17.7 feet. Features wise, it also has a modern kitchen, toilet and bathroom. Water and waste tanks are also present. If you’re looking for a little more room, then our Motorhome Class B, Classic 5 Pax Bunk Bed model can accommodate up to five people comfortably. Along with the usual kitchen, shower and toilet compartments, you’ll also have a back camera feature – ideal for reversing and parking safely. Lastly, our Family Plus campervan is great for large families of up to six. With two double beds and two single beds, this Motorhome Class C model has an impressive 21.3 feet in length. This campervan comes with a kitchen, shower, toilet, heating and a waste and water tank.

    Urban Plus Nomad

    Urban Plus

    Sleeps: 4 pax
    Category: Campervan
    Length: 5.41 Metres
    Transmission: Manual
    Power Source: Diesel

    Nomad

    Sleeps: 4 pax
    Category: Campervan
    Length: 5.42 Metres
    Transmission: Manual
    Power Source: Diesel
    Classic 5 Pax Bunk Bed Family Plus

    Classic 5 Pax

    Sleeps: 5 pax
    Category: Class B
    Length: 7 - 7.2 Metres
    Transmission: Manual
    Power Source: Diesel

    Family Plus

    Sleeps: 6 pax
    Category: Class C
    Length: 6.51 Metres
    Transmission: Manual
    Power Source: Diesel

    More information about Lyon

    Lyon is a lively French city and the capital of the Auvergne-Rhones-Alpes region. With a population of around 510,000 inhabitants, it is vastly increased during the summer months with an influx of tourists looking to explore its numerous museums, restaurants, cafes, bars, monuments and tourist attractions. Often visitors tend to stay in one of the city’s costly hotels, but a much more economical way exists in the form of a campervan hire in Lyon. With your comfortable motorhome, fully equipped with a modern kitchen, toilet and shower, you can pitch up in one of the numerous campsites. From your chosen campsite you can use public transport to head into Lyon and explore its many historical streets.

    When in Lyon we would recommend visiting the world-renowned Notre Dame Basilica, the Musee Miniature et Cinema, the Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon and the Parc de la Tete d’Or. Don’t forget to also take a walking tour of downtown Lyon and through its traditional quarters. Shop your heart away in Lyon’s main Presqu’lle shopping district, which sees the Rue Victor Hugo and Rue de la Republique joined by the main Place Bellecour square. Simply delightful.