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Lyon: Aquarium Entrance Ticket

1. Lyon: Aquarium Entrance Ticket

Discover 300 species of aquatic life from diverse ecosystems around the world at the Lyon Aquarium. Exhibits include: • La Confluence: Fish from temperate freshwater in Europe. • La Balade Tropicale: Tropical species from America, Asia and Africa. • The World's Reefs: Colorful reefs with moray eels and clownfish. • Marine curiosities: Dangerous and rare fish, and friendly sharks including the Port Jackson shark and the octopus. After taking a gourmet break at the snack bar, enjoy the cinema where short films and documentaries are shown throughout the day. Finally, check out the souvenir shop at the exit where you will find gifts for people of all ages.

Lyon City Card with Airport Transfer

2. Lyon City Card with Airport Transfer

Get a transfer from the airport into Lyon and enjoy unlimited access to Lyon's public transport. Visit 23 museums for free and discover more than 38 activities, like a river cruise or guided tours in the old town or Croix Rousse districts. You can also enjoy VIP shopping and more than 13 discounts on activities and shows. Transfer Rhonexpress Airport > Lyon Included :  A return ticket Aiport-Lyon-Airport  Public transportation included: The liberty offer gives you access to Lyon’s bus, metro, funicular railway and tramway networks. Valid for 1, 2, 3, or 4 days, depending of the validity of your card. 23 free museums and temporary exhibitions, free visits and activities, including:   Guided walking toursCruises Silk Museum (Soierie vivante)Park Miniature Mini WorldLyon City Tram (Reduced rate)House of Guignol Guignol Un Gone de LyonPlanetariumDiscounts including: Tours by bikeFourvière France AdventuresLyon aquariumSegway tours

Lyon: Immersive Virtual Reality Adventure

3. Lyon: Immersive Virtual Reality Adventure

With friends, family or with your company, DreamAway offers the most beautiful and spectacular collaborative Virtual Reality adventures accessible to all. Do you dream of being a treasure hunter, of discovering Egypt and its pyramids, of going to the planet Mars, of facing zombies... ? You can do it at DreamAway! Cultural experiences are also offered, such as a visit to the Anne Frank House Annex, a presentation of Claude Monet's paintings, a journey through time in the body of a Sapiens woman..

Lyon: 'Parc de la Tête d'Or' Urban Park Walking Tour

4. Lyon: 'Parc de la Tête d'Or' Urban Park Walking Tour

Explore the mysteries of 'Parc de la Tête d'Or' park on this guided walking tour in Lyon. Keep warm with a hot drink as you view some of the park's botanical wonders like the tropical greenhouses and rose bushes. Hear about the park's history which dates back to 1857. Meet your guide at the golden door of the 'Porte des Enfants du Rhône' park entrance and begin your walking tour. Pass by a 17-hectare lake was created from a branch of the Rhône. See some of the park's 8,800 trees, 30,000 rose bushes, and 6,500 square meters of greenhouses. Stop at a monument where the names of 10,600 soldiers who died for France are engraved. Visit the  African savanna in the zoological park where zebras, giraffes, antelopes, lions and other rare species roam free over 3 hectares of land. As you stroll learn the origins and history of the park. Finish your tour at the place where you met your guide.

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What people are saying about Lyon

Metros funicular and trams easy to use. You get the tickets off the stewards using your qrs code at the Rhine express train. Doesn’t appear to be an office at airport or terminus. Be careful to ensure you get enough tickets for your trip, we paid for 4 days worth, and steward only had 2 day ones, and these stewards English was as poor as my French! As for the entry to listed sites it saved a packet, and the film museum and muse de confluence were highlights! Defo worth getting

This is without doubt one of the best city tours we have been on. The bus is comfortable. The recorded guide is in many languages and is interested and understandable. The hop on/hop off is brilliant. You stop in the most amazing places. It is without doubt the only way to drink in the cultural diversity of the incredible city. We will definitely be re-visiting Lyon and re-do the brilliant hop on/hop off bus tour. Thank you Kate and Camal Kassam Surrey UK

We rode the entire route first, before we hopped off at one we wanted to visit. Good overview of the highlights.

We loved this activity. Super instructive. Our guide was really great!

Gives a great overview of Lyon, just take the green tour.