Lyon is the largest metropolitan area in France. It's not only filled with historical sites and good cuisine but it is also noted for being an innovative city, a centre of banking, pharmaceuticals and biotech industries, among many others.
June in Lyon means daytime temperatures of 24°C (75°F).
At night temperatures can drop to as low as 13°C (55°F).
Lyon generally sees around 85mm of rain accumulation during June. It will rain on average 10 to 11 days throughout the month but visitors can expect to have a good 9 hours of sunshine each day.
There are lots of festivals that are celebrated such as France's National Day of Music, happening mid June, The Lyon International Fair held at Parc des Expositions and Lyon Gay Pride Festival. There are plenty of things to see and do and eat and drink during the festivities.
The Parc des Exposition is a leading location for big events and expos. June is a busy month as several exhibits are happening ranging from electronics, fuel, and environmental conservation. It's worth checking out to learn about what's new in these fields.
Budget minded travellers will want to check out the Sejours & Affaires Apparthotel Lyon Park Lane, which is an apartment/hotel with rooms that are equipped with a kitchenette (refrigerator, microwave and utensils). Rooms also have satellite television with a DVD player and Wi-Fi internet.
There are on-site laundry facilities and a nice continental breakfast each morning. It is conveniently and centrally located. The subway station is a five minute walk away.