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Parc de la Tete d'Or

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Open Now: 06:30 - 22:30
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  • Average3%
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“beautiful park”(156 reviews)
“free zoo”(216 reviews)
Come enjoy a moment of relaxation in family in a wooded and natural setting. A double course of 18 tracks awaits you. Young and old alike will share an unforgettable moment on the playful and amazing trails of mini-golf. Both children and parents...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Place General Leclerc, 69006, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 10 30 30
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Great Park that opens year round and is beautiful year round! It has a great running track that takes you through pathways by the water, at heights that gives you view points on the city and the river, through the zoo and gardens... Every Season...More

5  Thank Talal N
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 March 2015

The parc is REALLY great, the grass, rose gardens and lake are tryly beautiful! but one complain, the Zoo is horrible.... esspecially for adults and teens, who sees the true horrible state all the animals except the deers and Emus have. The panther was a...More

3  Thank Marius V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The park has a botanical garden, a zoo, a lake, quiet spots, spots where families gather..... It's a great place to go. You can go for a quick walk, or sit and read all day. Stop at the cafe by the lake when you need...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely park behind our hotel...very nice to take a long walk through such a nice space...picture perfect...many people biking or running and of course walking

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter who is at Lyon uni- took us to the park- she goes on her bike. It was cold and wet so we spent a good while in the hot houses looking at a wide selection of beautiful and unusual plants . Once the...More

1  Thank michelle l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. Wow wow. It has it all with water and views, a free zoo. Pony rides, botanical garden, a train ride, family areas, sports tracks and relaxing nature. Not to miss especially after the mechilen stat meals.

1  Thank spindrmathis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is beautiful and I don't know if it's a cultural difference, but there is so much poop in this park and all over Lyon. I swear the streets are paved in poo. That said, as long as you watch your step, there are...More

Thank whirledpiece
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was crying in the middle of the zoo noticing that nobody cares about the state of the animals. Nightlife animals were facing the light of the day. Monkeys running in circles which is a symptom of depression. Bambis being feed by humans. A jiraf...More

1  Thank Natalia G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great park near the centre of Lyon and close to public transport. The zoo (free access) is amazing. Botanical gardens, and many walking tracks. So much to see and do. There are a few cafes as well.

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really beautiful parc to have a walk. The botanic garden is super recommended. The zoo is quite recommendable too, specially the lake part, where water birds are free, or the part where deers and other similar animals can run and eat “free”. Cages are more...More

Thank Fuego Fatuo C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been there several times and every time I discover something new that makes me fall in love with this place more and more. impressive lake, nice walks and free zoo. I love when someone plays piano and you can relax looking at the...More

Thank LukeGbirm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The park is very pleasant, with a lake and many walking or cycling routes. In the park are also some botanic gardens and a free zoo. Most animals seemed well cared for with reasonable space, but on of the sand cats was pacing up and...More

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Aleksandar M
10 July 2018|
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Response from voyageurlyonnais58 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can fish. It is free but you need the national fishing license and you need to inform the police into the park (because they don't allow more than 10 persons each day
Giancarlo P
30 June 2018|
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Response from claire_marie1963 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there No it didn’t have exercise equipment......but offered so many natural things to exercise on or with......
Neil C
2 February 2018|
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Response from voyageurlyonnais58 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it si well lit ... no problem