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Zoo de Lyon

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Great place for a day out in Lyon

Was n Lyon on business and went for a relaxing walk through the free zoo just on my own. There are... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Phillip G
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Free entry

Free entry to a zoo ... This is unheard off Great choice if animals and well worth a visit to this... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Gerard m
Loule, Portugal
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Located within the Parc de la Tete d'Or, Zoo Lyon is the most visited French Zoo with nearly 2.5 Million visitors a year. He invites you to discover Endangered species in and some rarely seen elsewhere.
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Mairie de Lyon, 69205, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a walk around the park itself which was very nice considering it was a drizzly day. The leaves on the trees were changing colour as we went in October. The only problem when going this time of the year was that the boats...More

Thank Caroline V
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Was n Lyon on business and went for a relaxing walk through the free zoo just on my own. There are many unobtrusive animal displays that make an effort to seem as natural as possible. The African Plain is an area without a fence, just...More

Thank Phillip G
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Free entry to a zoo ... This is unheard off Great choice if animals and well worth a visit to this great place

Thank Gerard m
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here for the morning, nice place to scoot around, animals to look at, very pretty and clean. Perfect for kids. Snack kiosks and restaurant is there.

Thank em8kate
Reviewed 9 July 2018

In lovely Lyon there is a lot to do and the parkland is well used by locals soaking up sun and family time. The zoo itself is free which is great but there are very few animals so on that basis I would leave it...More

Thank kirstiepurdie
Reviewed 22 May 2018

It’s a free zoo in the middle of the park. It’s only small but so lovely to stroll past in the day and see such amazing animals while just walking through. I personally haven’t seen anything like it and it’s definitely worth a visit in...More

2  Thank Georgina K
Reviewed 14 May 2018

What is nice is that the animals are relatively close and wide spread. So you can both enjoy the park, walk around and see the animals.

Thank Zatash
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Stayed at the Marriott so walked into the park across the road. The park its self is surrounded by a lake - so you can walk all the way around (or jog). During the weekends its a great family picnic area. The zoo is in...More

Thank Rak G
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

The fauna variety may not be as wide as in the capital cities but all the animals are in a very comfortable onditions and in a spacious cages. The park and botanical garden surrounding the zoo are amazing. Lots of playgrounds around.

Thank Alex_JaneRu
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We spend just a day in Lyon and this place certainly swayed us in choosing a hotel. We stayed very close to this place. The kids loved seeing all the animals. It’s free to walk around and some animals I haven’t really seen anywhere else....More

Thank Sam W
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22 May 2017|
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Response from ZoodeLyon2014 | Property representative |
Indeed Zoo Lyon is totally free !
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Andy L
28 March 2016|
Response from corentin d |
sorry guy, my english is horribel !!! but I can answer you. There is paid parking around the park. google search loisirs-parcdelatetedor
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