Our selection of the best summer activities in Lyon for the holidays | hobbies


Most refreshing: ride the wave at City Surf Park

How about surfing the biggest indoor wave in Europe to cool off this hot summer? Head to the nearby town of Décines at City Surf Park for one of the coolest water activities in the area. In an immense 1,200 m² spot, the City Surf Park makes us discover the pleasures of sliding in water heated to 27°C (thanks to the thermal recovery). Whether you are a beginner or an expert in waves, the address is intended for everyone and even offers a restaurant-bar where you can enjoy cocktails and tapas while watching surfer shows. Bonus: We offer a -10% discount on the first 100 sessions booked with the promotional code BONBONSURF.

2 avenue Simone Veil – Décines-Charpieu
Tuesday from 5pm to 11pm, Wednesday to Friday from 11am to 3pm and from 5pm to 11pm, Saturday from 10am to 11pm, Sunday from 10am to 6pm
Such. : 09 75 56 38 61
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The most perched: tree climbing in France Aventures park in Lyon Fourvière

Perched in a magnificent green setting on the Fourvière hill, France Aventures park offers 9 tree climbing courses (including 2 new ones) and a total of 90 varied workshops to discover with family or friends during the summer. Open to all levels and all ages from 4 years old, the France Aventures park also has an incredible 100-meter zipline that crosses the Sarra track with a crazy view of the Croix-Rousse! We are clearly in a perfect activity to fill with emotion, adrenaline and above all fun during the summer.

3rd place of the 158th Infantry Regiment – Lyon 5th
Every day from 10 am to 7 pm until August 31
Such. : 04 78 36 31 75
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The most intense: test your skills as a secret agent at Koezio

It’s impossible to talk about adventures with family or friends near Lyon without drawing Koezio’s name. In a space of 6,000 m² entirely dedicated to games, this temple of leisure located in Saint-Priest brings together all the ingredients to make us love: fun, energy expenditure, a little gray matter and much more. Among its most famous activities, the Elite Agents mission gives you 120 minutes to cross 4 stages as a team (some 12m high) with your physical and intellectual skills to become the next Elite Agents to join Professor John K’s center! Once the mission is complete, you can enjoy the huge terrace with 7 petanque courts and its superior bar/restaurant area.

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

Warning to all nature lovers: head to Courzieu Park. Located just thirty minutes from Lyon, this park hides an incredible fauna. This protected natural space will make you rediscover nature. Let yourself be carried away by the valley of the gray wolves and climb the hill of the white wolves, where you will find a pack of wolves and learn all about their behavior. You will marvel at the performance of several birds of prey in the park, a true aerial ballet. And you may also know a snail farm, which, believe it or not, hides many secrets…

1865 route du parc – Courzieu Every day: 10:00 – 18:00
Phone: 04 74 70 96 10
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The biggest thrill: enjoying the attractions of PAL

Direction of PAL, an amusement park like no other. And get ready: 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 that arrive from all over the world (elephants, giraffes, monkeys, bears, tigers, lions, hippos, alligators, etc.) animals, such as the sea lion ballet or the feathered carnival (parrot flights). In terms of accommodation, PAL will make you travel with a stay in the heart of the African savannah in Lodges. And the good news is that this year will be an opportunity for children to discover “The Lion River”an adventure playground that has many surprises in store for them.

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Besbre – Dompierre-sur-Besbre
From Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 6 pm, sSaturday and Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm
Tel: 04 70 42 68 10
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The most fascinating: flying to Parc des Oiseaux

Just about thirty minutes from Lyon is a bird’s paradise, better known as the “Parc des Oiseaux” in Dombes. On the program: 300 different species to discover in an area of ​​35 hectares. From the African savannah to the Australian bush, through the tropical jungle to the Chilean coasts, we can say that you will get to know the country! From the amphitheater you will watch a breathtaking spectacle, a true ballet of birds of all colors (crested vultures, vultures, hornbills, kingfishers, parrots, ibises, spoonbills, etc.). We advise you to take a look at the top of the panoramic tower, the view is worth it. You will also have the chance to visit the aviary and aviary to learn all about the birds.

Car park, D1083 – Villars-les-Dombes
Daily from 9 am to 7 pm
Phone: 04 74 98 05 54
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The most familiar: Walibi

This summer is the perfect opportunity to (re)discover the Walibi amusement park. Located in the town of Avenières, not far from Lyon, the essential playground returns this year with 3 different themes: ” explore adventure “travel through the history of the conquest of the West and North America”, festival city enter the festive world of New Orleans by discovering the lively docks and wild parties in a colorful village; and finally “ exotic island to immerse yourself in a paradise, verdant and refreshing universe. Get ready and stock up on strength because you’re going to need it…

1380 route de la Corneille – Les Avenières Veyrins-Thuelin
Daily from 10 am to 6 pm
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