Children: Days Out For Kids

Aquarium des Tropiques
Aquarium with hundreds of tropical fish in 26 seperate aquariums. The aquarium has fish from all over the world. Based at 23 route de Crest, Allex (26).
Maison de la Nature
The former caretaker’s lodge of the chateau de la sabliere houses exhibitions throughout the summer all about nature. There is also an arboretum, botanical garden and a 3 hectare nature trail as well as a lake. Located 20 rue Mirabeau, La Talaudie
Archaeological Park
This site features a monumental ancient theatre and aqueduct, alongside the Museum of Gallo-Roman Civilisation. Once the capital of the Western Roman empire, today Lyon is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located at 17 rue Cleberg, Lyon (69).
Parc PilatVenture
Treetop adventure centre with ariel courses for children and adults. Based at rte du Col de lOeillon, Pelussin (42).
Prehistoric Zoo
This was the first prehistoric zoo France created in 1983. It features over 26 scenes of animals and dinosoars of all types. Located in St-Remeze (07)
Parc de la Tete dOr
Large Park which boasts a world-renowned botanical garden, a six-hectare zoo and spectacular rose gardens. In summer there is boating on the lake or catch a legendary Guignol puppet show. Free entry. Located in Lyon (69).
Zoo St Martin
Large zoo holding hundreds of species of rare animals, reptiles and birds from around the world. Based at St Martin la Plaine (42)
Parc de Courzieu
Leisure park with attractions devoted to birds of prey and wolves. Lots of live animals with regular demonstrations. Montmain la Cote, Courzieu (69).
Ice rink
Indoor ice rink with skate hire located at 45, Boulevard Jules Janin, Saint-Etienne (42).
Minature Village
Minature village with over 80 houses, more than 1,000 figurines, figures and animals. Many of the scenes are animated with over 15,000 accesories on show. Based at Little Tuiliere, Grignan (26)
Butterfly Garden
Park housing hundreds of different rare breeds of butterflies from all over the world. Visitors may even see butterflies been hatched from incubators. Located at Le Jardin des Decouvertes, ferme aux papillons, Route de Gap, Die (26)
Aquarium du Grand Lyon
The aquarium has on show more than 3500 fish, 250 marine species including piranhas, sharks, rays, octopus,and giant crabs in 4 exhibition rooms and 42 aquariums. Located at 7, rue Stephane Dechant, La Mulatiere (69)
Laser game
Laser Gaming is a simulated shooting game in which several players play against one another to win as many points as possible by hitting the jackets of the opposing players without hitting your team mates. Based at 52 rue Gutemberg, Saint-Etienne (42).
Lac dissarles
Lake on the top of a volcanoe crater with man made beach, watersports and leisure activities for all the family.The lake is at an altitude of over 1000m and streches for over 90 hectares. The lake can be found at Lac dissarles, (07).
12 computerised bowling lanes, night bar, recreation room, restaurant, 1 billiards room, video games and bowling school. Based at 31 Boulevard Jules Janin, Saint Etienne (42).
Safari de Peaugres
Family zoo whose attractions includes polar bears, rhinos, meer cats, penguins, sealions, camels, lamas and hippos, plus lions, tigers, elephants, giraffes, monkeys, deer, Located at Montanet, Peaugres (07)
3D cinema astronomic simulator, which is the only one of its kind in France, now makes it possible for you to travel in space. Check the website for showtimes. Located at 28 rue Ponchardier, Saint-Etienne (42).