Out and about My weekend À la lyonnaise

As a family

Virginie Billy
By Virginie
Published on 24/10/2022

A selection of activities to add to your itinerary!

Ahoy there, captain!  

Rent a boat with no licence required at Cap Confluent and make your way along the Saône. Babies allowed on board.


Paradise for kids 

A great place to come with children for its many play areas, Parc Sergent-Blandan is also an excellent picnic spot. 

37 rue du Repos, Lyon 7e.

Surf's up

In Décines-Charpieu, take on Europe’s biggest indoor surfing wave. For ages 8 and up, and shark free guaranteed.


Stars in your eyes 

Learn about the Great Bear, the Little Bear, the North Star and French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, with your family, as you gaze at the sky beneath the dome of the Planetarium in Vaulx-en-Velin.


Who need air conditioning?

Too hot? Head underground to explore the mysterious and refreshingly cool caves of Les Grottes de La Balme.