Where to go for a weekend in France?

Discover our weekend ideas in the most beautiful regions of France

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Février 2020


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Would you like to go for a weekend away in France and discover amazing new places full of treasures?

Here are some ideas of French destinations
accessible by direct flight from Lyon!

For a romantic weekend, with family, in the middle of nature or rich in discoveries, find your ideal destination. You don't need to go far to be moved by charming villages or breathtaking hiking trails, France is full of surprises.
Which destination would you choose for a weekend away in France?
Discover our selection of French destinations accessible by direct flight from Lyon.


1. Corsica and its air
of paradise

For an exotic weekend that looks like a summer vacation, head to Corsica! Its breathtaking landscapes, extraordinary beaches and renowned hikes will allow you to fill your weekend as you wish, for a stay that you want. If you are looking for a place to go away for a weekend in France while opting for a total change of scenery, come spend a few days on our amazing Island of Beauty.

Connecting Corsica to Lyon in less than 1.5 hours, Lyon-Corsica flights allow you to get away from it all for a weekend and enjoy your stay. Whether you want to go to Northern Corsica, to Bastia and Calvi for example, or to Ajaccio and Figari in Southern Corsica, our flights adapt to your escape desires. 

Flights Lyon Corsica


2. Between culture and nature in Nantes

The former city of the Dukes of Brittany, Nantes has reinvented itself as a dynamic and attractive destination!
Wander its cobbled streets steeped in history, explore its castle and its captivating museums.

Don't miss the Île de Nantes, a reflection of its metamorphosis, where contemporary art and innovation meet at the heart of the machines.

For a weekend full of discoveries, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of its art galleries and cultural events!

Head for the Pays de la Loire region in less than 1h15 on a direct flight from Lyon to Nantes!

Flight Lyon Nantes


3. The discovery of Bordeaux

Bordeaux is a city ideally located between city, vineyard and ocean. A stay in the 8th largest city in France where life is good will certainly delight the whole family!

For lovers of architecture and history, the city is full of monuments and museums to visit. For nature and gastronomy enthusiasts, the region is one of the richest, particularly with its wine heritage. Many renowned estates are at your disposal for a visit or a tasting. For athletes or lovers of relaxation, the beaches are not far away.

In about a 1 hour flight from Lyon, access this inspiring and dynamic city perfect for a weekend getaway.

Flight Lyon Bordeaux

4. Biarritz, heading for the Basque coast!

Want to swap your everyday life for the sun and waves of the Basque coast? Biarritz is waiting for you!

This seaside resort, pampered by Napoleon III, promises an unforgettable holiday. If you're a seasoned surfer, take on the legendary waves of Biarritz and Anglet. Nature lovers, relax on the endless beaches and admire the spectacle of the Atlantic Ocean.

Biarritz is more than just its waves. Stroll along its elegant promenade, discover its refined architecture, and enjoy its many attractions: casinos, thalassotherapy centres, gourmet restaurants... The city also offers a rich calendar of sporting and cultural events.

Just a 1h15flight from Lyon, Biarritz is well worth a visit!

Flight Lyon Biarritz


5. Rennes, at the tip of France

Discover Rennes for a weekend full of charm and history. An ancient Breton city, it has succeeded in combining tradition and modernity to become a must-see destination. Stroll through its medieval streets and admire the imposing Parlement de Bretagne, a testament to its glorious past.

You'll be amazed by the liveliness of its dynamic districts, such as the picturesque Vieux Rennes and the bustling Sainte-Anne district. Don't miss out on a break in one of its many cafés and restaurants to sample an authentic Breton crêpe.

For a unique experience, visit the Champs Libres, a multifunctional cultural space housing a library, planetarium and science museum. And why not lose yourself in the Thabor gardens, a haven of peace in the heart of the city?

Whether you're a lover of history, art or gastronomy, Rennes will win you over with its diversity and authenticity.

Book your stay in Rennes now and let yourself be charmed by this city full of surprises, just 1h20 from Lyon!

Flight Lyon Rennes