A Family "Tour de France": Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule to Lyon

From Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule to Lyon, here are three ways to enjoy the Tour de France stage with your family, both on and off your bike.

Hameau Duboeuf in Beaujolais

Explore the world of wine in a completely different way

The Duboeuf name is famous in the world of Beaujolais wines, and the Hameau Duboeuf, covering over 30,000 square meters, invites you to dive fully into the world of wine. Set up as a cross between a theme park and a museum, this is an experience for the whole family. Through dynamic cinema, museum exhibits, Adventure Golf, tastings, and more, the Hameau Duboeuf reveals the centuries-old secrets of the wine and vineyards in an entertaining and original fashion, with something for everyone from families to groups of friends, from newbies to experts.

Learn more about a day at the Hameau Duboeuf (External link)

Le Parc Tête d'Or in Lyon

Get an energizing breath of fresh air in the heart of a city

Sprea over 117 hectares, the Parc Tête d'Or is the largest park that can be found in a city in France. Since its opening in 1856, the park offers a lake, paths lined with 100 year-old trees, a zoo, and botanical and rose gardens. For a simple walk, a fishing expedition, a game of frisbee, or just one of the many recreational activities available, there are many reasons to enjoy the park with your family.

Learn more about things to do at the Parc Tête d'Or (External link)

Soierie Vivante in the Croix-Rousse neighborhood of Lyon

Visit a "Canut" workshop on the Croix-Rousse hill

Young and old, take your family to discover the fabulous history of Lyonnais silk—all ages are welcome in the lace-making workshop.

Children can weave their own creations on small looms, while parents explore squares, courtyards and traboules (hidden passageways) of the Croix-Rousse district with a guide. To round out the experience, everyone can join in a guided tour of the lace-making workshop.

Learn more about the history of the silk trade in Lyon (External link)