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.