Aquarium de Grand Lyon

Lyon
Rhône Alps
Attractions and places of interest
Zoos and Aquaria

Come explore the underwater beauty of the sea at the Aquarium de Grand Lyon! 5,000 fish in 47 pools from nearly 300 different species swim around behind glass whilst blacktip sharks, stingrays and more can found in the 450,000 litre shark pit. With species from the European rivers, Indian, Pacific and Atlantic oceans, and even the African lakes, all the family are guaranteed to love this wonderful experience into the depths of the world's oceans.

Nearby attractions

At the unusual Musée Miniature et Cinéma you can see hundreds of miniature models and tiny objects as well as a great collection of film sets!

This spacious park includes a fantastic rose garden, a zoo, a lake and more. Europe's second-largest urban park, this one has a zoo too - and it's free!

A remarkable medieval timber-frame house in the heart of Mâcon, the Maison du Bois is the oldest building in the town. Covered in fine wood carvings of monkeys, men and masked figures, that are sometimes quite ribald and...

The Musée des Ursulines showcases regional archaeological discoveries as well as a collection of fine arts. Housed inside a 17th century Ursuline convent, the museum has exhibits of archaeological finds including coins,...

Places to visit nearby

Lyon in Rhône-Alps is the stylish capital of the region, known for its beautiful architecture, fantastic restaurants and excellent shopping.

Mâcon in Burgundy is a beautiful city surrounded by vineyards and châteaux.

Grenoble in Rhône Alps is a vibrant city under the shadow of the snow-capped mountains that have given it the title of the 'gateway to the Alps'.