A wide variety of natural spaces and unique settings.

Want to spend a day in the countryside with your children? In Val d’Yzeron, natural spaces are equipped with facilities for all ages. In this superb setting, a number of cultural events are also worth the detour.

Spend a day in the heart of green spaces with facilities for families

A natural area, Val d’Yzeron is an ideal place to spend Sunday as a family. At the large Domaine de Lacroix-Laval in Marcy-L’Etoile, there are pony rides, a miniature train and play areas for children, while adults can make the most of the fitness trails and pleasant walking paths. 
In Francheville, Aquavert has a mini-golf course, tennis courts, orienteering trails and a beautiful aquatic area. Also in Francheville, Parc du Bruissin has a football pitch and petanque pitch. Lastly, for a day in the countryside as a family, the Yzeron nature trail runs through a beautiful valley and past the Grand Moulin, which has been converted into an environmental education centre.  

Enjoy cultural events in a unique setting

Several cultural events offer a little taste of the holidays. 
In summer, Domaine de Lacroix-Laval gets in step with the Nuits de Fourvière music festival, with shows and dances beneath a marquee. The park also hosts cinema events and outdoor concerts. 
In Francheville, the amazing Fort du Bruissin organises showcases for new artists (Scènes Découvertes) and film screenings. 
Lastly, one Sunday every month, the Promenade des Tuileries in Tassin-la-Demi-Lune organises an art market that attracts painters, sculptors and photographers.

For curious minds

The Doctor Mérieux Biological Sciences Museum offers visitors a chance to learn about infectious diseases, vaccinations, and medical and scientific advances in this field.
 

Charbonnières-les-Bains

Between Monts d' Or and Monts du Lyonnais, Charbonnières-les-Bains took advantage of a ferruginous spring in the 19th century to create a thermal spa.

Craponne

Renowned for the quality of its shops and its varied market, the commune is appreciated by the inhabitants of the west of Lyon.

Francheville

Historically the first suburb of the west of Lugdunum, Francheville is today the greenest town in the Metropole, with Roman roads linking the city centre.

Marcy-l'Étoile

This municipality, located in the west of Lyon, enjoys a worldwide reputation as it is home to some of the world's leading companies in the field of biological sciences.

Saint-Genis-les-Ollières

Common of the foothills of the Monts du Lyonnais, with a hilly plateau morphology and a surface area of 375 ha, St Genis les Ollières has a rich and diversified natural heritage.

Tassin la Demi-Lune

Enriched by its commercial activity, the commune has been able to keep over the years the air of the countryside with its remarkable parks such as the park of the Orangerie or Les Jardins de l'Hôtel de Ville.

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