Parc de la Tête d'Or/Lyon
Lyon is about 1h30 drive from Annecy. Lyon is a big city with lots of things to see or do (Old Lyon, Fourvières, Confluence Museum, Shopping in Part Dieu...)
Parc de la tête d'Or is a beautiful free park opened in 1857, it is similar to Central Park in NY.
It covers 17 acres of gardens, a lake, a zoo, amazing trees, some tropical greenhouses...
You have 8 different entrances and it is free to enjoy this lovely garden in the city!