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Quality of life

[en]Publié le September 1, 2013

With its many parks and gardens, Lyon offers a very attractive place to live.

Pleasant natural setting

The rivers of the Rhône and Saône running through the city, the gardens, the fountains and the many green areas are features of Lyon. The very heart of the city boasts 3 large parks: Tête d'Or',  Gerland' and the Confluent'. Spread out over 105 hectares of land, the Tête d'Or' park includes a lake, a zoo and a botanical garden. This magnificent park is enjoyed by walkers, joggers, roller skaters, cyclists, rowing and pedal boat enthusiasts alike. Lyon has also encouraged the development of many facilities dedicated to the practice of sport.
Another two large parks are situated at the exit of the city: the Miribel Jonage and the Lacroix-Laval park. Lyon and its surroundings have a great deal to offer with many activities to inspire you to get in touch with nature, relax or expend your energy.
In addition to these green areas, Lyons provides a comfortable living environment for its inhabitants through, facilities such as its advanced public transport system and its focus on the cleanliness of the city. 
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