Parc De La Tete D'or1943 Votes Currently Closed
- Address: 1 Boulevard du 11 November 1918, 69006 Lyon, France
- Timings: 06:30 am - 10:30 pm Details
- Phone: 33-472694760
- Time Required: 04:30 Hrs
- Tags: Park, Zoo, Walking Area, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Green House, Sculpture
The park is Lyon’s favourite place. Despite the fact that it’s not as big as some other similar parks in France, it draws a massive crowd because it’s the only worthwhile ones in the city. The most famous of the park’s seven entrances is the Infants du Rhone. It offers a 16 acre lake in which baiting is permitted in the summer from the pier on the south bank. It has massive lawns that are encircles by wide and shady pathways; huge greenhouses and many decorative flowerbeds; and sculptures everywhere. There are four rose gardens, the most famous of them the International Rose Garden covering 40000 square metres, 30000 roses over 350 species. The Botanical Garden roses on the other hand trace the history of the rose. The trees aren’t any small fry either; 8800 individuals over various species include the Lebanese cedars, the tulip trees, gingko biloba, and bald cypress.
The park even has a zoo. Originally housing only some farm animals, enough animals (600) have been added over the years that it can now be considered a real zoo. About 70 species are represented including more of 30 of Europe’s breeding programmers. A section of the zoo call the African Plain is its most popular exhibit – a place where 130 different animals, sometimes of rare and protected species, are kept in sections like savannah, wet land, reptile house, desert and plain pavilion. Animals include the Barabary Lion, Ankole-Watusis, the Nile Lechwes, guineafowls and Black Crowned Cranes, pelicans, flamingoes, lemurs, crocodiles, antelopes, yellow mongooses, porcupines, sand cats, leopards, lions and turtles.
Walking, jogging, picnicking, people and animal watching aren’t the only pleasures you get to enjoy here – there’s even a vellodrome for some really awesome cycling.
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Parc De La Tete D'or Travel Tips
- All gardens and the zoo inside the park are free.
- You can rent bicycles at the main entrance.
- You can feed the ducks if you carry along some bread.
- There’s a coffee shop close to the entrance.
- There’s a car park with disability access.
- There’s a toilet fir disabled people.
Entrance Ticket Details For Parc De La Tete D'or
- Entry is free.
How to Reach Parc De La Tete D'or
- Trams T1 and T4 at Condorcet
- Buvette desCygnes
- La Tete d’Or
- Restaurant Pavillon du Parc
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88.84% of people who visit Lyon include Parc De La Tete D'or in their plan
56.55% of people start their Parc De La Tete D'or visit around 06 AM
4 Hrs 30 Minutes
People usually take around 4 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Parc De La Tete D'or
93.21% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Parc De La Tete D'or
Parc De La Tete D'Or Reviews & Ratings
Amazing park in the city. Lots of places to seat and lots of paths to walk. You can enjoy a picnic even if it is not so sunny. Lots of wild life running around and very visible. Many people playing around and doing sports. The water seems clean and you can enjoy some paddling in a boat Overall wonderful experience.
Very beautiful and wide park. The perfect place to have a picnic and read a book or if you want to do some sport you can run around the Pond. In the park you can find many kinds of animals (squirrel, ducks, mice, lots of birds) There is also a beautiful botanic gardens and some boats you can rent to take a tour in the pond. Lovely park!
Amazing. I took million photos. This park was everything: Botanical garden Rock garden Zoo (the best we've ever seen) Greenhouses Field for picnics and soccer Carousel Beautiful Fun Free Everyone should stop, and plan to stay for the whole day.
A park, a zoo, and a botanical garden, all in one, for free! The zoo does not have as much animal as a full zoo with entrance fee, but the botanical garden is pretty good with several areas and greenhouses. A great place to spend the day.
The park is magnificent. Great for a walk or outdoor sports. The zoo area is very nice. We can also have a drink at the lakeside bar. The paths through the trees is very pleasant to sit on the benches and relax. So, go to the Tête d'Or park and enjoy!