Private tour

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

Activity provider: Lyon Pedicab Tours

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

Activity provider: Lyon Pedicab Tours

From US$ 123.85 per group up to 4

Discover Lyon's largest and most popular park on this private walking tour of 'Parc de la Tête d'Or.' Admire a 17-hector lake, stroll through the botanical garden, and uncover an African savanna.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish, Catalan
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the history, botany, and curiosities behind 'Parc de la Tête d'Or'
  • Admire some of the 20.000 species the largest botanical garden in France
  • Explore the African savanna to see zebras, giraffes, antelopes, and lions
  • Feel like a local as you sip on a hot drink and walk in 'Parc de la Tête d'Or'
  • Pay your respects at a monument honoring 10,600 soldiers who died for France
Full description

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.

Includes
  • Walking tour
  • Guide
  • Hot drink
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the main entrance the Porte des Enfants du Rhône park entrance in front of the park's golden door.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • The route is 3.9 kilometers

Product ID: 411946