Spring may be the best time to visit the city of Lyon, France. The weather is nice, not too hot and not too cold, and you will find plenty of things to do during your stay.
Lyon may not have the world-famous monuments such as the Eiffel tower in Paris, but it does have very diverse neighborhoods where are perfect for walking or biking through in spring time, and hide their own architectural marvels. Reserve your [car hire in Lyon] and explore all its fresh spring glory.
Lyon has an increasing number of safe cycling routes and you can find a map of Lyon's cycling routes online. They also offer a public bicycle service called Vélo'v which allows you to pick up and drop off bikes to and from over 300 points around the city! Why explore the streets by foot when you could do it on a bike? There is even an iPhone app called Vélo which can help you find a bike or a free parking slot!
This 105 hectare English style garden is one of the largest most popular parks in all of France. Visit in spring time to see its many attractions come to life. It is known for its large greenhouses, botanical garden, rose garden, and "African plain" where animals are allowed to wander in a natural-style environment. This is an excellent stop in your [Lyon car hire] if you are visiting with a family.
Take a daytrip to Lyon's only inhabitable Island on the river Saône. Visit one of its historic churches or simply come to enjoy its beautiful greenery in the springtime.