Parc de la Tête d'Or
Musée d'Art Contemporain
Lyon's contemporary art museum mounts edgy temporary exhibitions and a rotating permanent collection of post-1960 art. It sometimes...
Atelier de Passementerie
Preserved for posterity by the Soierie Vivante association, this silk trimmings workshop functioned until 1979, weaving braids and...
Atelier de Tissage
Accessible strictly by guided tour, this wonderful old workshop houses looms that produce large fabrics. It's best visited in...
This dedicated Guignol theatre is in the Parc de la Tête d'Or. Performances last about 25 minutes.
Le Canut et Les Gones
With three cosy rooms and a funky retro decor featuring dozens of antique clocks, this laid-back neighbourhood eatery draws a savvy...
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Parc de la Tête d'Or information
If you're museum-ed out, head to this lovely space north of the centre, which provides a green haven for nature lovers and families. Spanning 117 hectares, France's largest urban park was landscaped in the 1860s. It's graced by a lake (rent a row boat), botanic gardens with greenhouses, rose gardens, a zoo and a tourist train. Take bus C1 (from Part-Dieu train station) or bus C5 (from place Bellecour and Hôtel de Ville) to the Parc Tête d'Or-Churchill stop.