Lyon is a fantastic city to explore and experience as a family:
Tree-climbing adventure courses
For an active family outing in a green setting, head to France Aventures, in the heart of Lyon, or the City Aventure leisure park in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon. Accessible for children aged two and above, the tree-climbing adventure courses in Lyon and the surrounding area offer a treetop adventure in a safe environment.
Puzzle-solving games and treasure hunts
For budding investigators and anyone who loves to solve puzzles, City in My Bag, Lyon Secret Défense, Quiveutpister Lyon, Hally Event and Kopajoy offer a chance to explore the city as a family, with fun puzzle-solving games and treasure hunts that have many surprises in store.
Looking for coolness and a change of scenery? Take a river cruise with Les Bateaux Lyonnais, or enjoy a spot of canoeing or stand-up paddleboarding (with teenagers) with Lyon Canoë. You can also rent an electric boat with Cap Confluent and explore Lyon from the river Saône, for one or several hours, or even a whole day. Whichever option you choose, the views of Lyon will be exceptional!
What better way to discover Lyon than a guided tour? There are many tours for children and adults available all year round. They cover many themes: History, architecture, street art, Lyon’s silk industry and more. Follow the guide to learn about Lyon as a family.
Parks and gardens
Looking for a spot of greenery? Lyon’s superb parks and gardens await you for a relaxing break and/or delicious picnic.
There are loads of ideas to keep your kids busy and enjoy good times as a family. The only difficulty is choosing!