Things to do in Vénissieux

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Start with the Top Sights in Vénissieux

If you're in Vénissieux to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Parc de la Tête d'Or

⭐️ 4.6 (51789)

La Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière

⭐️ 4.7 (26990)

Place Bellecour

⭐️ 4.4 (21523)

Musée des Confluences

⭐️ 4.5 (19085)

Cathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste

⭐️ 4.6 (11603)

Musée Cinéma et Miniature

⭐️ 4.7 (10199)

Fresque des Lyonnais

⭐️ 4.6 (5107)

Théâtre Gallo Romain de Lyon-Fourvière

⭐️ 4.6 (4915)

Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon-Fourvière

⭐️ 4.6 (4686)

Mur des Canuts

⭐️ 4.6 (4516)

Bartholdi Fountain

⭐️ 4.5 (2577)

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Vénissieux

These are curated, high quality experiences in Vénissieux hosted by locals!

The Grand Tour - Lyon by Bike

Make your own custom coffee

Lyon Highlights & Secrets Tour

Discover lyon in an unusual way

Escape Game, the enigmas of the Hôtel Dieu

No Diet Club - Our best food tour in Lyon

Lyon Food Tour - Go for an afternoon Old Town foodie walk

Lyon Highlights & Secrets Tour

Wine Tasting and food pairing in a local cheese shop in Lyon

Secrets of the traboules and local snack

End your night in some of the best bars in Vénissieux

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Vénissieux, curated exclusively for you.

Livestation DIY - Lyon

⭐️ 4.4 (1405)

Price Range: $$

La Barge

⭐️ 4.1 (1190)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.8 (1032)

Price Range: $

La Passagère

⭐️ 4.1 (895)

Price Range: $$

Malting-Pot Lyon

⭐️ 4.2 (879)

Price Range: $$

The Monkey Club Cocktail Bar

⭐️ 4.4 (862)

Price Range: $$$


⭐️ 4.6 (702)

Price Range: $$

L' Antiquaire

⭐️ 4.6 (695)

Price Range: $$$

La Faute aux Ours

⭐️ 4.4 (639)

Price Range: $$

La Kolok

⭐️ 4.4 (585)

Price Range: $

Café Juliette - Restaurant - Bar - Cocktails

⭐️ 4 (571)

Price Range: $$

Pick from the best places to stay in Vénissieux

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in Vénissieux you've come to the right place.

L'Escale du Monde

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Hôtel du Moulin à Vent

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#3 of 8 hotels in V...

B&B HOTEL Lyon Sud É...

#4 of 8 hotels in V...

DIFY Stoppa - Lyon P...

#5 of 8 hotels in V...

Check out these bookable attractions in Vénissieux

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Vénissieux.

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

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Vénissieux?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

Le Neuvième Art

⭐️ 4.8 (637)

Price Range: $$$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Explore the Carnival of Venissieux: The Carnival of Venissieux is an annual event that happens every summer and brings in a large crowd from all over France. The festivities last for 3 days and include music, art installations, theater, dance and food.
  2. Visit the Grand Parc of Venissieux: The Grand Parc of Venissieux is a sprawling nature park filled with greenery and wildlife. Visitors can take in the sights and sounds of the lake and its surrounding greenery, or take part in activities such as bird watching, horseback riding and tree climbing.
  3. Check out the Royal Church of Venissieux: The Royal Church of Venissieux is an impressive piece of architecture that dates back to the 15th century. Inside, visitors will find a number of stunning stained-glass windows as well as ancient frescos.

The best time to visit Venissieux is typically from late spring to early autumn. The warm weather and sunny, clear skies make for an enjoyable experience. This is also ideal for outdoor activities like biking in Parc de Parilly and exploring the Canal de Jonage.

Venissieux in France is a great destination for visitors! It's advisable to spend around two to three days in the city to take in the wonderful sights and experiences it has to offer. Start with a scenic stroll through the lush green parks, taking in the grandiose churches and cathedrals along the way. End the day with a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants, taking in the sounds of the nearby River Rhone. During the day, explore its local markets, open-air museums and amazing architecture along the streets - there's something for everyone.

Venissieux has a well-developed public transport system. Travelers can make use of the tramlines, metropolitan railway lines, buses, and other commuter services that serve the city. Travelers can also use ridesharing apps and rent bicycles to explore the city. For those looking for more convenience, taxis are also available for hire.

Visiting Venissieux with kids is an unforgettable experience. Firstly, there are many exciting activities for them to enjoy such as a trip to the colorful Château Lumière where children can explore the various galleries and gardens, a visit to the Bois de l'Etoile for a picnic and a fun day out swimming in the city's public pool. Secondly, there are many playgrounds and parks, where kids can play and make new friends. Last but not least, the Venissieux Zoo is a great way to explore the natural habitat of many wild animals and have a fun day out.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Vénissieux. To start off we'd have to mention La Faute aux Ours, Sauvage, La Kolok. Check out our page on the best bars in Vénissieux.

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