Fancy a spot of culture or sport? Look to the south...

With their excellent leisure facilities, the five towns in the Portes du Sud area offer a range of activities in all seasons. There are also many cultural and sporting events in the local area.

Enjoy all kinds of activities, all year round!

Looking for inspiration for a Sunday outing with friends or family? The Portes du Sud is the way to go! 
When the weather is fine, there are facilities at Parc de Parilly for various team sports. 
In Feyzin, the UCPA horse-riding centre has horse-riding courses and lessons, as well as a pony club for little ones. 
Thrill-seekers can take a discovery flight at the Corbas Aerodrome. 
Lastly, in poor weather, Park Events in Vénissieux has an indoor kart racing track, bowling lanes and a laser game.

Enjoy cultural and sporting events 

There are three events in the Portes du Sud that are worth going out of your way for. At the beginning of the year, the Saint-Fons Jazz Festival has an excellent line-up of artists. 
In September, cycling enthusiasts are in for a treat with the Vénissieux Cycling Grand Prix at Parc de Parilly. 
There is also the Foulée Vénissiane, which is open to all types of cyclists, with various routes beginning at Parc de Parilly. 

Calling all music lovers

Located in Feyzin, the concert venue L’Épicerie Moderne offers a superb selection of groups and contemporary music.

Corbas

Located 10 km south-east of Lyon, Corbas was originally a very old rural village and is now famous for its aerodrome dedicated to leisure and skydiving school.

Feyzin

The commune contributes to the well-being of its inhabitants through a unique living environment, at the gates of Lyon with a third of its surface area consisting of green and natural spaces.

Saint-Fons

A particularly developed village spirit and a lively neighbourhood life make Saint-Fons have the advantages of the city, without its anonymity.

Solaize

Associated with the « Vallée de la Chimie » and its close neighbours to the south of the city, Solaize has its historical roots in prehistoric times.

Vénissieux

For this town in eastern Lyon, the environment occupies a preponderant place with its 320 hectares of green space, 3 municipal parks, and the 18,000 trees of Parc de Parilly.

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