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. 

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...


Sail on the Saône or enjoy any one of the numerous leisure activities on offer along the banks of the river. Stroll through the parks and gardens,...

Beaujolais des Pierres Dorées

Close to Lyon, the south of Beaujolais is a sun-drenched land! Discover the golden villages of the Beaujolais.

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 chaque année, de mai à...


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...

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 kilometers of...

Our must-see walks within 100km around 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

In the Pilat Regional Natural Park, peaceful and tranquil landscapes reveal breathtaking panoramic views.

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

An opportunity to go back in time and get a feel for the ingenuity of the most daring builders !

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 Garon Valley is the gateway to the Monts du Lyonnais. This area offers a multitude of leisure activities: you are rather nature getaway, gourmet,...

Visit the Forts of Lyon and the surrounding areas

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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