Our pick of the best summer activities in Lyon for vacation | Interests


The most refreshing feeling: riding the waves at City Surf Park

How to go surfing on the biggest indoor wave in Europe to cool off in this hot summer? Head to the neighboring town of Décines at the Municipal Surf Park for one of the best and most exciting aquatic activities in the area. On an area of ​​1,200 m², the City Surf Park makes us discover the pleasures of sliding in water heated to 27°C (thanks to thermal recovery). Whether you’re a beginner or a wave expert, this address has something for everyone and even has a restaurant-bar where you can enjoy cocktails and tapas while attending performances. surfing show. Bonus: we offer a -10% discount for the first 100 lessons booked with promo code BONBONSURF.

2 Avenue Simone Veil – Décines-Charpieu
Tuesday 5pm-11pm, Wednesday through Friday 11am-3pm and 5pm 11pm, Saturday 10am-11pm, Sunday 10am-6pm
As. : 09 75 56 38 61
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Sitting the most: climbing trees in the France Aventures park in Lyon Fourvière

Set in a beautiful green setting on the Fourvière hill, France Aventures offers 9 tree climbing courses (two of which are brand new) and a total of 90 diverse workshops to explore with family or friends. break in the summer. Open to all levels and all ages from 4 years old, the France Aventures park also has an incredible 100 meter zip line that crosses the Sarra track with stunning views of the Croix-Rousse! We clearly have the perfect activity to fill up with thrills, adrenaline and above all fun during the summer.

3rd place of 158th Infantry Regiment – 5th Lyon
Daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. until August 31
As. : 04 78 36 31 75
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The most intense: test your qualities as a secret agent in Koezio

It is impossible to talk about adventures with family or friends near Lyon without Koezio’s name. In a 6,000 m² space entirely dedicated to the game, this temple of entertainment located in Saint-Priest brings together all the elements that we love: fun, energy consuming, a bit of brains and more and more. Among its most famous activities, the Elite Agent mission gives you 120 minutes to get through 4 stages as a team (some are 12m tall) with your physical and mental abilities to become the next Elite Agent to join the heart of Professor John K. ! Once the mission is complete, you can enjoy the huge terrace with 7 billiard courts and a top quality restaurant/bar area.

50 old streets from Grenoble – Saint-Priest
Monday to Thursday 11am – 10pm, Friday 11am – 11pm, Saturday 11am – midnight, Sunday 11am – 7pm
As. : 04 28 29 15 15
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The wildest: admire the wolves at Parc de Courzieu

Note to all nature lovers: head to Courzieu Park. Located just 30 minutes from Lyon, this park hides an incredible fauna. This protected natural space will make you rediscover nature. Let yourself be transported in the valley of the gray wolves and up to the hill of the white wolves, where you will meet a pack of wolves and learn all about their behavior. You will be amazed by the performance of some birds of prey in the park, a real aerial ballet. And you may also meet a snail farm, where believe it or not, hides many secrets…

1865 route du parc – Courzieu Daily: 10am – 6pm
Tel: 04 74 70 96 10
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Strongest thrills: enjoying the sights at PAL

Direction PAL, an amusement park like no other. And brace yourself: this is the only park in France that combines attractions, animals and accommodation. In total, the park brings together no less than 31 spectacular attractions for adults and children, 1,000 species of animals from all over the world (elephants, giraffes, monkeys, bears, tigers, lions, sharks, and bears). horses, crocodiles, etc.) as well as impressive animal performances such as the sea lion ballet or the feather festival (flying parrot). In terms of accommodation, PAL will make you travel with a stay in the heart of the African savanna in Lodges. And the good news is that this year will be an opportunity for children to explore “Lion’s River”an adventure playground that has a lot of surprises for them.

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Besbre – Dompierre-sur-Besbre
Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,Saturday and Sunday 10am – 7pm
Tel: 04 70 42 68 10
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Most enchanting: fly to the Parc des Oiseaux

Only about 30 minutes from Lyon is a bird’s paradise, also known as the “Parc des Oiseaux” in Dombes. In the show: 300 different species to discover on an area of ​​35 hectares. From the African savannah to the Australian bush, across the rainforest to the Chilean coast, we can tell you you’ll see the country! From the amphitheater, you’ll witness a breathtaking sight, a veritable ballet of colorful birds (crested cariama, vulture, ground hornbill, kingfisher, parrot, ibis, spoonbill , etc). We recommend looking up at the top of the panoramic tower, the view is well worth it. You will also have the chance to visit the aviary and nursery to learn all about birds.

Parking lot, D1083 – Villars-les-Dombes
9am – 7pm daily
Tel: 04 74 98 05 54
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Most family-friendly: Walibi

This summer is the perfect opportunity to (re)discover the Walibi theme park. Located in the town of Avenières, not far from Lyon, the essential playground returns this year with 3 different themes: ” Explore adventure “to travel through the history of conquering the West and North America,” festival city to enter the festive world of New Orleans by exploring the lively piers and wild parties in a colorful village; and finally “ strange island to dive into a heavenly universe, green and fresh. Get ready and stock up on power because you’ll need it…

Route 1380 de la Corneille – Les Avenières Veyrins-Thuellin
10am – 6pm daily
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