The Botanical Garden of the city of Lyon, situated since 1857 in the heart of the Park de la Tête d'Or, is rich of 13500 taxons. A walk through the 8 ha, among which 5650 m2 of greenhouses (scheduled as an ancient monument, the large greenhouses are the France upper structure with 69 ft ), will allow the visitor to discover a vast sample of the world flora (more than 1600 rock- species, 2500 species in botanical school, 1200 Orchids taxons, 600 Begonia, 1300 succulents, 600 Peonies (France National Collection) and still many more...
Created in : 1857
Surface : 8 hectares
- Opening 2023 :
Every day .
Collections outdoors :
From september to February : from 8 am to 11.30 am and from 1 pm to 5 pm
De Mars à août : de 7h30 à 11h30 et de 13h à 18h
The Alpin garden:
From 1st march to 1st november : from 8 am to 11.30 am only.
Every day : from 9 am to 11.30 am and from 1.30 pm to 4.45 pm.
Free entrance. Guided tours by appointment.
- Visits :
Guided visits with previous booking , Duration of a guided visit : 1h30mn, Minimal number of persons for a guided visit : 5 .
Access partially adapted for disabled persons.
- Services :
Public lavatory, Refreshment stall and sweet shop, Fastfood-Restaurant, Drinking water fountain, Puppetplay, Marriage photos, Shooting of films, Children's playground, Pétanque playground, Boule-playground, Rides on ass or poney's , Tourist train ride, Merry-go-round, Sandbox, Pedal boats, Children's workshops, Workshops garden, Practical training courses , Pedagogical presentations, Documentation center, Lawns for sunbathing, Dog admitted if kept on a lead, Exhibition visitation, Collections, Location de vélos.
- Access :
GPS (Lat x Long) : 45.773922000, 4.856333000