Parc De La Tete D'or

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  • Address: 1 Boulevard du 11 November 1918, 69006 Lyon, France
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  • 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
  • L’Express
  • Terrazzura
  • La Tete d’Or
  • Restaurant Pavillon du Parc

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  • Parc De La Tete D'or Address: 1 Boulevard du 11 November 1918, 69006 Lyon, France
  • Parc De La Tete D'or Contact Number: 33-472694760
  • Parc De La Tete D'or Timing: 06:30 am - 10:30 pm
  • Best time to visit Parc De La Tete D'or(preferred time): 06:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Parc De La Tete D'or: 04:30 Hrs
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  • 86.01% 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

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Parc De La Tete D'or

Monday, Tuesday and Sunday

93.21% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Parc De La Tete D'or

People normally club together Basilique Notre Dame De Fourviere and Zoo De Lyon while planning their visit to Parc De La Tete D'or.

People also prefer to start their day with Parc De La Tete D'or.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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