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Lyon Big Traboules in Little City Stories from the Past Private Guided Tour

Lyon Big Traboules in Little City Stories from the Past Private Guided Tour

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Were there any lions in Lyon? Why did they build so many secret passages and what kind of troubles happened in the "traboules"? Where did the kings keep their mistresses? Why is the city center sliding down the hill throughout centuries? Join me to walk the streets that are as busy today as they were 500 years ago, see Lyon as it was at the era of Roman Empire, and hear more cool stories about this amazing city, its history, architecture and culture. The departure time and place is flexible depending on your preferences.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$44.10
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$44.10
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Vieux Lyon Cultural & Historical Walking Guided Tour (English)

Vieux Lyon Cultural & Historical Walking Guided Tour (English)

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10:00 am/English | On this guided walking tour of Vieux Lyon, you will discover this amazing neighborhood with Paul, your guide. We will explain the history and culture of Lyon, talking about a lot of things, like the Bouchon (local restaurants), the history of Silk production in Lyon, Klaus Barbie and the French resistance during the Second World War, Paul Bocuse and food culture and Renaissance in Lyon. We will visit many hidden passageways (the Traboules) and secret courtyards, that are sometimes hard to find on your own. For the last part of the tour we will cross over to the modern city center and visit some highlights like the Theatre des Celestins and the Hôtel Dieu. Tips are greatly appreciated. Our guides spend many hours of personal time increasing their knowledge to provide you with the best experience possible. Tips not only help financially but also let the guide know he or she is doing a great job. Typical tip range has been e5-10 per person.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$3.77
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$3.77
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Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour (small group) including Funicular

Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour (small group) including Funicular

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Discover Lyon’s highlights, and wend your way past major landmarks and UNESCO World Heritage sites alike, on this small-group walking tour. Meet your guide in the afternoon at the Bartholdi Fountain, and set off on foot. Over the course of several hours, you’ll learn all about the city’s history and gourmet traditions, will stroll through Vieux Lyon (its Old Town), will travel by funicular up Fourvière Hill, and more.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.17
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$40.17

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Discover Lyon in an Unusual Way

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Discover Lyon in an Unusual Way

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Travelers that want to avoid a crowded tour bus—but see more than with a typical walking tour—shouldn't miss this comfortable, pedicab tour in Lyon. As you cruise through the heart of the city, see top attractions, from bustling Place Bellecour to the historic Theatre des Celestins and Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste. Along the way, learn about Lyon's history from your guide, and see some of the city's ancient hillside passageways, called traboules.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.11
$24.57
$2.46 savings
Price varies by group size
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$22.11
$24.57
$2.46 savings
Price varies by group size
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Lyon City Historic Neighborhoods Guided Walking Tour (English)

Lyon City Historic Neighborhoods Guided Walking Tour (English)

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10:00 am/English | On this guided walking tour of the historic neighborhoods of Croix-Rousse and Vieux Lyon, you will learn a lot about the culture and history of Lyon. We start on Place des Terreauxwhere you'll see the impressive the Hôtel de Ville and Museum. The Bartholdi Fountain is another highlight. Then we walk through Croix-Rousse, where the silk workers used to work. It is filled with hidden passageways, the Traboules. We will talk about silk enjoy amazing views over the city. From the Roman Amphitheatre, we descend down towards Vieux Lyon, the most famous neighborhood of the city. We will see the Fresque des Lyonnais, an impressive wall painting and Rue Juiverie, with the amazing Gallerie Philibert Delorme. We'll finish in the busy part of Vieux Lyon, right in time for lunch! Tips are greatly appreciated. Our guides spend many hours of personal time increasing their knowledge to provide you with the best experience possible. Typical tip range has been e5-10 per person.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$3.77
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$3.77
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Private Lyon Ghost Tour: Haunted City Center Exploration Game

Private Lyon Ghost Tour: Haunted City Center Exploration Game

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Embark on a quest around Lyon by solving clues that will take you to the most haunted places in the city, all with the help of your smartphone. Unlock new stories as you discover on your own St. Jean Baptiste Cathedral, Loyasse cemetery, Montee du Gourguillon, and more. + Discover the most haunted streets, villas, and squares in the city + Find out the horror stories of the people who used to live there + Solve clues on your phone while you visit the haunted Lyon Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions, so you won’t need a map, a GPS or a guide. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. Start and stop whenever you want. Along the way, you’ll find horror stories that will give you the chills. Dare you go on this tour?
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$12.27
per group
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$12.27
per group
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Lyon Museum of Cinema Miniature Admission Ticket

Lyon Museum of Cinema Miniature Admission Ticket

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This is the ultimate movie fan’s dream. Spend a day in a musum that showcases props, costumes, models, masks, and miniatures from over 200 films. You’ll get behind-the-scenes information on how special effects such as explosions and disasters were filmed. You won’t have to waste time waiting in lines, as your admission ticket is included. Get access to props and miniatures from famous films that you won’t see anywhere else in the world. 
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$11.67
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$11.67
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Beaujolais & Perouges Medieval Town - Full Day - Small Group Tour from Lyon

Beaujolais & Perouges Medieval Town - Full Day - Small Group Tour from Lyon

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Explore France’s most picturesque wine region on an 8-hour tour from Leon. Complimentary transportation takes your small group of maximum eight people into the Golden Stones Country.  Meet the owner of a family winery and sample some of his best Beaujolais wines. Continue with a guided tour of medieval Pérouges, followed by free time to explore independently. Finally, relax on your way back to the city.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$132.29
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$132.29

1 or 2-Hour Pedicab tour of Lyon

1 or 2-Hour Pedicab tour of Lyon

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Health and safety commitments: The tours have been suited to meet all of your requirements and provide you with a safe tour experience. Once you are comfortably seated in the electric pedicab, begin a tour of Lyon with a local guide who is passionate about the city. Learn about the history of Lyon from Roman times to the Renaissance and discover the city from another angle, in the heart of the historic districts. Discover the old town of Lyon, "Vieux Lyon", part of the city’s historic region that is now a designated UNESCO World Heritage, where you will be introduced to the city’s unique covered walkways, known as “traboules.” On an extended 2-hour tour, visit the area of "Presqu'île", which is at the heart of the city and continue along the banks of the Rhone to enjoy a panoramic view of the hills of Fourviere and Croix-Rousse. Hear stories, historical facts, and anecdotes, as you explore some of the highlights of the city. Up to 2 adults and one child under 6 years old. 1 or 2-hour guided tour.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.71
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$30.71
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Lyon Old District : Private Walking Tour

Lyon Old District : Private Walking Tour

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This private walking tour will take you to the most famous landmarks of UNESCO world heritage site, Lyon. Expert, multilingual guides create the ideal tour for first time visitors. Being a private tour, it can be tailored to your own personal interests if you specify them at your booking. Experience Lyon, France’s famous gastronomic capital. This tour is perfect for the first time visitor to Lyon. Get a summary of Lyon's old district: one of France’s most beautiful and historical cities. The tour will take you through the enchanting neighborhood of Saint-Jean. and you'll also be taken through Lyon’s famous ‘Traboules'. Here, your expert guide will explain the fascinating history behind these ancient underground passageways a true highlight for many visitors to Lyon. If you have a mobility issue/ reduced mobility please let us know after you have made your reservation, so that we can adapt this tour to you. We are happy to have you with us!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$288.51
per group
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$288.51
per group

Lyon Like a Local Customized Private Guided Tour

Lyon Like a Local Customized Private Guided Tour

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Meet a Lyon local for a private walking tour that’s like having a friend—rather than a professional guide—to show you around the city. It’s a new concept in travel, and everything from the pre-tour phone consultation to the walking tour itself is completely tailored to you. Whether you’re exploring neighborhood life or looking for Lyon’s most authentic flavors, it’s a personalized alternative to an off-the-shelf itinerary.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.80
Price varies by group size
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$37.80
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Guided tour of the Basilica of Fourvière and Gallo-Roman site of Lyon

Guided tour of the Basilica of Fourvière and Gallo-Roman site of Lyon

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Visit Lyon with a guide-lecturer. In a green setting, the preserved site of Fourvière overhangs the city to almost 120 meters and thus offers superb panoramas. The whole is registered in the UNESCO perimeter since 1998. This tour proposes to discover three emblematic places of the hill. The belvedere for a general presentation of the current city of Lyon The basilica ND de Fourvière and its singular history (with comments inside the building) Finally, the ancient theaters to evoke these places of entertainment still used today but also an ideal place to tell the story of the founding of the city 2000 years ago and its development. The visit will then propose to walk down to Vieux Lyon via a stop on the oldest medieval houses of Lyon.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.90
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$275.90
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Pérouges Medieval Village Private Half-Day Trip with Tasting from Lyon

Pérouges Medieval Village Private Half-Day Trip with Tasting from Lyon

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Spend half a day exploring Pérouges, one of France’s Most Beautiful Villages. Enter the town through the Porte d'en Haut gate and check out its 15th and 16th century homes, the Place des Tilleuls, and stunning views that reach across the Ain Valley all the way to the Alps. Enjoy a “galette,” the regional specialty, with a glass of cider before your tour concludes.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$491.33
per group
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$491.33
per group

Lyon Old Town Exploration Guided Tour with Basilica & Roman Theater

Lyon Old Town Exploration Guided Tour with Basilica & Roman Theater

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Visit the Central Points of Lyon. Explore inside the Great Hotel Dieu and Dome. Learn about the Place des Jacobins. Visit Inside the last Working SilkWorkshop in Lyon's Old Town. See an Archeological Garden. Explore Secret Passages and Courtyards. Take a funicular train ride. See a Roman Theatre Enjoy panoramic views. See the Basilica.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.34
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$74.34

Lumière Institute Museum of the cinema

Lumière Institute Museum of the cinema

This cinema museum has been installed in Antoine Lumière's family home, a residence of pure Art Nouveau style. Auguste and Louis, his sons, invented cinema here at the end of the 19th century. The museum presents the very first camera and the very first film in history, as well as the many inventions that preceded them. But also the guided tour evokes the daily life of the family at the end of the 19th century, and the extraordinary adventure of cinema as a world culture. The tour is available in English and German.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$327.96
per group
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$327.96
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 The discovery of the fabulous

 The discovery of the fabulous "cities of lights" during a storytelling.

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With this visit you discover all the essentials of Lyon. Old cobblestone streets, we will disappear in these secret passages that Lyonnais call "traboules" to reappear on the quay of a river. We will meet famous people who built the city through painted walls, fountains, monuments that tell us the past. Can be oriented according to your preferences subject to prior reservation.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.70
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$56.70
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2 HOURS OF SPA (hammam, jacuzzi, sauna, zero gravity massage)

2 HOURS OF SPA (hammam, jacuzzi, sauna, zero gravity massage)

Neo Spa is the first relaxation and relaxation center offered and exclusively in private mode, All the soft therapy techniques are combined with the comfort of our guests so that they can preserve their health while having a real pleasure alone or accompanied
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.55
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$110.55
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Silk Tour in Lyon

Silk Tour in Lyon

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Luxury tour abour silk, major industry in Lyon history. From the Croix-Rousse with its traboules till wokrshops in Vieux-Lyon, you will meet passionate artisans who will show you the Jacquard loom, the bombyx moths, the softness of velvet scarfs ... Many surpriiiiises between chemistry, techniques, history, fashion, zoology, with one of the last Made in France firms.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.71
Price varies by group size
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$180.71
Price varies by group size
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Lyon Electric Bike Tour including Food Tasting with a Local Guide

Lyon Electric Bike Tour including Food Tasting with a Local Guide

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Take in the sights of Lyon with an electric bike tour, an easy way to get around, while you sample some of what makes this the culinary capital of France. After stops in Lyon's UNESCO-listed Old Town, the Place des Terreaux and La Croix-Rousse, riding along the picturesque Rhône River, pause at a restaurant to taste regional specialties like locally-made cheeses and cured meats. Upgrade to the 4-hour tour to include a stop at the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière where you'll get wonderful views over Lyon. Tour group size is limited to 10 for more personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.98
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$85.98
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Art and Culture in Lyon with a Local

Art and Culture in Lyon with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Find out the different cultural and artistic characteristics that makes this city unique, and enjoy the buzzing community and city ambience! Whether you are visiting Lyon as a returning tourist who wants to get to know the city a bit better or it is your first time, this Experience is for you! While walking the streets of Lyon and looking at amazing street art or getting to know more about the city’s galleries and museums, you will hear about artists and street-art artists and their connection to Lyon. I will share with you the art and cultural world of my city, where you will see, hear, and experience how colorful and multifaceted Lyon is!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.53
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$40.53

Historical Walk of Lyon with a Local

Historical Walk of Lyon with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Discover the historical side of Lyon with a passionate local who wants to share all the best-kept secrets of Lyon with you! Our excursion will start at the Notre-Dame de Fourvière, one of the most beautiful churches in Lyon. You will learn about the various architectural styles from different time periods and find out how the city has changed over time. From visiting churches to discovering the history behind the Bartholdi Fountain or even the city hall of Lyon, you will encounter unique sites that an ordinary tourist tour won’t show you! We know that travelling is the best way of learning, and having a knowledgeable local by your side to give you insider tips and share local secrets is even better! Of course, if you wish to learn about something in particular or have a special interest, just let me know, and I will adjust the itinerary for you!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.19
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$60.19

Lyon Private Guided Tour with Tasting at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse

Lyon Private Guided Tour with Tasting at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse

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UNESCO–listed Lyon is considered among France’s must-see cities, but exploring solo means missing the colorful history and heritage. On this tour, begin with pickup at your hotel and hit top attractions including the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, the Presqu’île, and the historic Traboules. Listen as your guide brings their rich histories to life, and finish with tasty treats in Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$190.39
Price varies by group size
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$190.39
Price varies by group size
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Discover Lyon through its hills

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Discover Lyon through its hills

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I propose to discover the hills of Lyon, known as Fourviere and Croix-Rousse. Both are located near the center of the city and occupy a very important place in the history, culture and identity of the Rhone city.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.34
$46.68
$9.34 savings
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$37.34
$46.68
$9.34 savings
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Lyon Walking Tour with professional guide

Lyon Walking Tour with professional guide

Lyon is one of the largest cities of France and is known for its historical and architectural landmarks. In this tour, you will have the chance to visit the famous ancient Lyon, a place full of secrets paths and historical buildings. First, you will enjoy a panorama of the city from the Parc des Hauteurs before going to the Basilica Notre Dame de Fourvière dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Next stop will be a landmark of Ancient Lyon and its traboules (narrow and secrets paths), the Maison du Chamarrier. After that, Lyon Cathedral will catch your interest with its astronomical clock and its archeological garden. The Maison des Avocats and the Cour of Appeal of Lyon will show you two different types of architecture. Finally, you will stop by the Maison Thomassin, a landmark of the Old Town and one of its oldest buildings. This tour will be a nice promenade in a unique history!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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$377.95
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$377.95
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