Escapades from Lyon

Because sometimes we want to push the discovery a little further than Lyon and the cities of the Metropole, here are some ideas for days to spend around Lyon. Whether with the family, during a cultural, sports or gourmet getaway ... you will find new areas of visits for your weekends or to extend your stay

Walks around Lyon

Whether you’re looking for fauna, flora or simply beautiful landscapes, here is a panorama of pleasant paths to follow. 

Monts du Lyonnais

Enter the heart of the Monts du Lyonnais massif, just 30 km from Lyon. Make the most of this huge playground with its hundreds of kilometres of...

Experience the Pays de l'Arbresle

Looking for a new hiking route, fancy trying some local food and drink, love sport or looking for a new way to keep your kids entertained? Here are...


Set out on a discovery tour of Ars, the village of St. John Vianney, the Patron Saint of parish priests.Sail on the Saône or enjoy any one of the...

Beaujolais des Pierres Dorées

The southern part of the Beaujolais area close to Lyon is a lively land characterised by its villages built from yellow ochre stones that reflect the...

Beaujolais and pierres dorées: wine tours

Why not take a guided tour and learn more about our wine-growing heritage?

Beaujolais Vignoble

With its magnificent landscapes, this authentic destination links the Saône Valley to the mountain forests of the Beaujolais Vert area.

Bienvenue dans le Beaujolais, Géoparc mondial Unesco

Embarquez pour un voyage extraordinaire au cœur du Géoparc du Beaujolais à travers une centaine de géo-événements organisés de mai à décembre 2021.


Situated between the Dombes region and the Grand Parc Miribel Jonage, the territory of the Communes de Miribel has all the assets of a town in the...

Our Must-Do Walks Within 100km of Lyon

Whether it's the weekend or you‘re on holiday, (re)discover the Lyon region and the surrounding area, get out for a walk in the fresh air and enjoy...

The Pilat Regional Natural Park

Here, nature has a wide variety of biological diversity, with Mediterranean species living alongside neighbouring mountain species. This gently...

Pays de l'Arbresle

Pays de L’Arbresle is located some twenty kilometres north-west of Lyon, at the confluence of the Monts du Lyonnais and the Beaujolais Pierres Dorées...

Pays Mornantais

From the Roman Empire to Romanesque art, and from medieval stalls to country farms, let yourself be captivated by these numerous architectural...

Vallons du Lyonnais

The Vallons du Lyonnais area, 15 kilometres to the west of Lyon, is famed for being the city's green lung. This highly attractive territory with its...

Vallée du Garon

The territory of the Garon Valley is about twenty kilometres south-west of Lyon, and includes the communes of Brignais, Chaponost, Millery, Montagny...

Visit the Forts of Lyon and the Surrounding Area

At the end of the 19th century, Greater Lyon had 33 forts, both in Lyon and the surrounding area. Though not all of them are still visible, some are...

VTT dans les Monts du Lyonnais

Envie d'allier sorties en VTT, beaux paysages et sensations fortes ? Les monts du lyonnais vous offrent un large réseau de circuits accessibles...

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