Things to do in Saint-Genis-Laval

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Start with the Top Sights in Saint-Genis-Laval

If you're in Saint-Genis-Laval to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

La Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière

⭐️ 4.7 (26990)

Musée des Confluences

⭐️ 4.5 (19085)

Musée Cinéma et Miniature

⭐️ 4.7 (10199)

Safari de Peaugres

⭐️ 4.5 (7434)

Aquarium of Lyon

⭐️ 3.6 (6383)

Parc Sergent Blandan

⭐️ 4.3 (5915)

Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon-Fourvière

⭐️ 4.6 (4686)

Mur des Canuts

⭐️ 4.6 (4516)

Porte des Enfants du Rhône

⭐️ 4.6 (4090)

Mini World Lyon

⭐️ 4.6 (3902)

Lyon Botanical Garden

⭐️ 4.7 (3770)

The top affordable restaurants in Saint-Genis-Laval

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Saint-Genis-Laval city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Au Bureau Brignais

⭐️ 4.3 (2124)

Price Range: $$

310 à table

⭐️ 4.5 (1927)

Price Range: $$

Les Burgers de Papa

⭐️ 4.2 (1844)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.1 (1431)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant BISTRO Gusto Brignais

⭐️ 4.4 (1336)

Price Range: $$

Le Palais des Tajines(1 couscous 10€)

⭐️ 3.5 (647)

Price Range: $$

Le Capri Restaurant Pizzeria

⭐️ 4 (518)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.3 (510)

Price Range: $$

Léo Sushi

⭐️ 4.4 (505)

Price Range: $$

St Genis Kebab

⭐️ 4.2 (336)

Price Range: $

Le P’tit Diabl’au Thym

⭐️ 4.5 (308)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Saint-Genis-Laval

These are curated, high quality experiences in Saint-Genis-Laval hosted by locals!

No Diet Club - Our best food tour in Lyon

End your night in some of the best bars in Saint-Genis-Laval

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Saint-Genis-Laval, curated exclusively for you.

Au Bureau Brignais

⭐️ 4.3 (2312)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant le 75

⭐️ 4.3 (162)


⭐️ 4.1 (157)

Price Range: $$

Bull It Café

⭐️ 4.2 (100)

Bar Tabac des 5 Elements

⭐️ 4.2 (47)

Price Range: $

Twin Beers

⭐️ 4.9 (47)

Bar Le Terminus

⭐️ 3.7 (45)

Le Blue 80

⭐️ 4 (24)

Pick from the best places to stay in Saint-Genis-Laval

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in Saint-Genis-Laval you've come to the right place.

La Souveraine

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Le clos saint Genois

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Bull'it Hotel

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Check out these bookable attractions in Saint-Genis-Laval

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Saint-Genis-Laval.

Admission to the Musée des Confluences

City Tram Tour

Vieux Lyon Walking Tour

Haunted Places and Ghost Stories Game

Lyon City Card

Pedicab Tour of Lyon

La Croix-Rousse District Tour

Lyon City Card

Historic Neighborhoods Walking Tour

Fourvière Hill and Roman Ruins Audio App Tour

Want to meet new people in Saint-Genis-Laval? Checkout these Meetup events:

These are local events in Saint-Genis-Laval hosted by locals! (This list is updated on a weekly basis.)

L'Escale Stand-Up - Plateau d'humoristes

Date: Oct 01

People going: 12

L'Escale Stand-Up vous propose d'assister à une grande aventure dans laquelle vous voyagerez dans les univers de 6 hu...

Meet new people around a drink

Date: Oct 01

People going: 7

Make international friends & speak languages (local language included). The languages spoken may vary based on the pa...

Conversation en Français (NON-NATIVE ...

Date: Oct 31

People going: 3

NOTE: Now takes place from 18h15 to 20h. Sorry if you have to sign up again. We had technical issues and it created d...

Impro Ghost story - L'antidote - vieu...

Date: Oct 05

People going: 1

Hello je vous invite à un spectacle d'impro de la compagnie impro fusion. Ce sont des improvisateurs pour la plupart ...

L'impro dont vous êtes le Héros-la co...

Date: Sep 29

People going: 3

Hello je vous invite à un spectacle d'impro de la compagnie impro fusion. Ce sont des improvisateurs pour la plupart ...

Yvain dans "Pas courageux" One man

Date: Sep 26

People going: 1

Hello je vous propose de venir découvrir mon one man show "Pas courageux" dans le théâtre des tontons flingueurs (rés...

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Explore the Parc de la Tête d'Or: One of the city's most iconic attractions, the Parc de la Tête d'Or is known for its rich landscape of woods, gardens and landscapes, as well as its cozy cafés and restaurants.
  2. Visit La Maison des Petits Gourmets: Located in central Saint-Genis-Laval, La Maison des Petits Gourmets is a fun and interactive children's museum that serves as a great place for young minds to explore.
  3. Visit the Village des Marques Shopping Center: Located in the middle of the city, the Village des Marques is a great shopping destination and the perfect place to pick up a souvenir or two before heading home.

Saint-Genis-Laval is best visited in the spring or autumn months when the temperature is pleasant and the countryside is in bloom. The air is light and the streets are bustling with locals and visitors exploring all the city has to offer. Visitors can also take advantage of the numerous festivals that pop up during these months, allowing them to connect with locals and experience the culture in an immersive way.

Saint-Genis-Laval has so much to offer, so one to three days is an ideal amount of time to explore and experience it. Start with a morning stroll through the city, taking in the unique architecture, and then spend an afternoon exploring the site of the Battle of Saint-Genis-Laval from World War I or the majestic ruins of the Château de Villy. End your day at one of Saint-Genis-Laval’s upscale cafes or bars and experience the city’s vibrant nightlife.

The best ways to move around Saint-Genis-Laval, France, are by bicycle, car, or public transportation. Bicycles are a popular way to commute, offering an enjoyable and cost-effective way to explore the city. Cars offer more freedom to explore, while public transportation options such as buses and trains are a convenient, reliable way to access the city center and further out areas.

Saint-Genis-Laval is a kid-friendly destination offering plenty of exciting activities for families. A visit to the Bugland insect park, the MA Bio eco-museum or the Luna Park amusement park is sure to entertain young ones. Don't forget to explore the city's nature trails and beautiful views offered by the area surrounding the Rhône river.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Saint-Genis-Laval. To start off we'd have to mention Bar Tabac des 5 Elements, Twin Beers, Bull It Café. Check out our page on the best bars in Saint-Genis-Laval.

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