Let's get away from it all!

Want to get away from it all during your lunch break, for a picnic with the family or a gym session? These parks and gardens will welcome you with open branches!

You've visited the city, so why not now see Lyon in its natural glory? Take a walk through Parc de la Tête Park, Parc des Hauteurs or Parc de la Cerisaie, all of which are very popular among locals; go for a stroll along the banks of the Rhône to see Lyon from a different perspective; stop at the terrace of a restaurant or café to enjoy a relaxing break… Welcome to Lyon, the green city!

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The Fine Arts Museum Garden

Classical 1200 m² garden created at the end of the 19th century. The secular walls of the former abbey protect passers-by from the noise from outside.

Grand Parc Miribel Jonage

Its 3000 hectares of undeveloped land, 2200 hectares of natural park, 850 hectares of forest and 600 hectares of protected environment make it one of...

Rosa Mir Garden

Head to the Croix-Rousse to discover the astonishing Rosa Mir garden!

Parc de la Feyssine

Between the campus of La Doua and the river Rhone, the urban nature park Feyssine covers 45 hectares and this old water catchment area appears as the...

Jardin des Chartreux - Clos St Benoît

This 10.3 hectare garden is a landscaped park consisting of 3 terraces that hug the slope, including rare species such as maclura pomifera (osage...

Banks of the Rhône

Greater Lyon has successfully completed a project aimed at reclaiming its rivers, which began in 2002 with the rehabilitation of the banks of the...

Jardin Philosophique - Aire de la Comparaison

Discover this 4000 m² landscaped garden: chestnut trees, flower sculptures, fountains and symbols carved into pink and white granite and porphyry.

Jardin de la Grande Côte

This 6179 m² garden was redeveloped based on the terraced concept, in the very heart of the slopes of the Croix-Rousse. It features a very beautiful...

Garden of 44 Children of Izieu

The name given to the square in April 2010 in tribute to these children and the six adults accompanying them, who were also deported and killed, helps...

Beauregard Park

More than 15 ha 16th-c. Italian garden with 5 terraces: the upper part was converted into a romantic garden; the original design was kept when the...

Tete d'Or Park

The largest and most popular of all the parks in Lyon is the Parc de la Tête d’Or… Inaugurated in 1857, this urban park inspired by English landscape...

Natural Park of Yzeron

Green lung of 60,000 m2 , the natural park of Yzeron was built in 2007. Waterfront Yzeron , it has many tree species : acacia , chestnut hornbeam, oak...

The Manor Park

Nestled at the end of a vast park with around two hundred trees, this 19th-century manor, previously known as Les Petites Cazardes, is an example of...

Green Wall

17 m high and 14 m wide, the Cusset green wall is the highest self-standing wall in France. Discover its 250 m² green wall, 11,000 plants and no less...

The Perrache Terraces

On the top floor of the Centre d'Echanges, a flagged area with perennial plants flowering from May to Sept. Family gardens looked after by the...

Garden of Montreal - Belvedere - Curiosities

Perched up on Fourvière hill, the entrance of this garden is located at the back of a car park (as if hidden!) and offers a majestic view over the...