Parc de la Tete d'Or

Lyon
Rhône Alps
Attractions and places of interest
Great Outdoors

This spacious park includes a fantastic rose garden, a zoo, a lake as well as a botanical garden and it's all free!

Spread over 290 acres it is France's largest and Europe's second largest urban park.

 

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!

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...

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'.