Lyon Walking tours

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Lyon Customized Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

1. Lyon Customized Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Explore Lyon with a friendly local who is passionate about the city and eager to share all the information that will help you make the most of your trip. Get to know Lyon through the eyes of a local guide on a 2 to 6-hour private tour. Meet your guide at your accommodation and head out on the tour to get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn about the best places to eat and buy groceries, the easiest ways to get around and the top things to see and do. During the walking tour there will be the option of taking public transportation or a taxi to get around the city. Please inform the tour operator if you’d like a private car included in the tour.

Lyon: Guided Food Tour with Tastings and Wine

2. Lyon: Guided Food Tour with Tastings and Wine

ALL FOOD IS INCLUDED! At least 5 food stops (food choice depending on season and availability): - The best Tour in Lyon - The original quenelle - The famous cotes du Rhône - Delicatessen - Traditional French sweets - lemon liquor - One glass of wine and water in the remaing stops What this tour IS about: - Great Food - Great company with a local - Curiosities and anedcotes - Nice walk in the Old Lyon area - Fun and smiles - New friends from all around the world What this tour is NOT about: - An historical tour - Boring long speeches PLEASE NOTICE THAT THE TOUR WILL BE HELD IN FRENCH/ENGLISH. CONTACT US FOR OTHER LANGUAGES CONTACT US FOR PRIVATE EXPERIENCE

Vieux Lyon 4-Hour Food Tasting Tour

3. Vieux Lyon 4-Hour Food Tasting Tour

Sample delicious food on a 4-hour tour of Vieux Lyon with a local guide, and discover some of the highlights of the city's oldest district along the way. Learn more about the secret traboules (passageways) used by the silk merchants and weavers in former times.   Meet local food heroes at 5 different tasting stops and hear all about their produce. Sample about 14 different dishes and ingredients to tantalize your taste buds and awaken your senses. The samples you'll taste will be equivalent to a typical lunch. As you taste your way through the town, explore the medieval streets and see the Cathedral of St. Jean and the famous passageways. Your local guide will show you the highlights of the city and the most authentic spots to grab a bite to eat.

Lyon Old District: Private Customizable Walking Tour

4. Lyon Old District: Private Customizable Walking Tour

Experience Lyon, France’s famous gastronomy capital! Perfect for the first time visitor to Lyon, this private guided tour of Lyon's old district gives you a wonderful overview of one of France’s most beautiful and historic cities. Your private tour will see you wander through the enchanting neighborhood of Saint-Jean, including a stop at the magnificent Saint-Jean Cathedral. Your tour continues along Lyon's famous Juiverie Street and would not be complete without a visit to the renowned Hotel Gadagne. As part of the tour you'll 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. The advantage of booking a private walking tour is that the tour runs at your own rhythm. This tour offers a high degree of flexibility, whether you’re looking for a tour that takes in all the famous landmarks or something more off the beaten track. Your private guide will have the knowledge and expertise to create the perfect Lyon walking tour, based in your wishes!

Lyon: 3.5-Hour Food Tour with a Local Guide

5. Lyon: 3.5-Hour Food Tour with a Local Guide

Explore this UNESCO World Heritage district from a gourmet's perspective, combining cultural discovery and local flavors. Wander the traditional Lyonnaise passageways with a guide and meet local food producers. This food tour includes four tasting breaks (and a few surprises...), showcasing culinary classics of Lyon. Taste the local's emblematic produtcs, artisanal regional ice cream, regional cheeses with white wine and lyonnais beer with grand cru chocolate or praline pie with hot or fresh drinks depending the day of your visit. The perfect way to combine guided cultural tour and tasting of emblematic products of Lyon, to meet passionate craftmens, unusuals places. A genuine experience lead by a local guide.

Lyon: Group Music of Lyon Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

6. Lyon: Group Music of Lyon Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

Experience Lyon through its music heritage as you journey through the town’s musical scenes and history through interacting with the historical, social and architectural influences. Walk along an itinerary developed in Presqu’ile and slopes of Croix-Rousse hill to learn about different stories and musical scenes from the past and the present. Hear musical playlists as you go to enhance the experience. Understand Lyon through its urban, geological, and social morphology through different musical periods of the town that has had. Have and authentic moment as you go to a wine cellar to taste wine paired with delectable music.

Lyon: 'Parc de la Tête d'Or' Urban Park Walking Tour

7. Lyon: 'Parc de la Tête d'Or' Urban Park Walking Tour

Explore the mysteries of 'Parc de la Tête d'Or' park on this guided walking tour in Lyon. Keep warm with a hot drink as you view some of the park's botanical wonders like the tropical greenhouses and rose bushes. Hear about the park's history which dates back to 1857. Meet your guide at the golden door of the 'Porte des Enfants du Rhône' park entrance and begin your walking tour. Pass by a 17-hectare lake was created from a branch of the Rhône. See some of the park's 8,800 trees, 30,000 rose bushes, and 6,500 square meters of greenhouses. Stop at a monument where the names of 10,600 soldiers who died for France are engraved. Visit the  African savanna in the zoological park where zebras, giraffes, antelopes, lions and other rare species roam free over 3 hectares of land. As you stroll learn the origins and history of the park. Finish your tour at the place where you met your guide.

Lyon: Magic Christmas Tour

8. Lyon: Magic Christmas Tour

The exclusive tour only in the Christmas period! This special times brings magic in Lyon. Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most beautifully decorated places. You will feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere in the streets which you can feel only this time of the year! What is the story of the Christmas tree? Who was the first to decorate it in the world? What magical things can happen during the Christmas period? Have you heard about Christmas spells? You will hear miraculous Christmas legends about this beautiful city. You will visit the old-fashioned Christmas Market in the city. What makes it so popular? What local products is must taste at Christmas? Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Lyon.

Lyon: Old town walking tour in Lyon

9. Lyon: Old town walking tour in Lyon

Discover Old Lyon – the most amazing district in the city. What is the significance of Lyon Cathedral? The city is like a labyrinth made of surprising courtyards and passageways with stupendous gothic staircases or Italian galleries. Your local professional guide will take you to the most interesting places. You will be walking in alleys paved with cobblestones and admire those multi-colored Renaissance facades. You will hear fascinating facts about the city. This tour is especially recommended if you are visiting Lyon for the first time. You will also get to experience the following attractions: - Musée d'Histoire de Lyon - Vieux Lyon - Musée Cinéma et Miniature - Cathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste - Le Coin Vert

Lyon: Romantic Private Tour

10. Lyon: Romantic Private Tour

Visit the most romantic places in the city. Did you know that Lyon’s old town is involved in UNESCO? Feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere, find one of the best places to have a date in the city, and make memorable photos with your loved one. Be surprised by how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. What stories are hidden in Parc de la Tête d'Or? What happened to Simone De Beauvoir and Jean Paul Sartre?

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4.5 / 5

based on 239 reviews

Joseph took me on an unforgettable four-hour walking tour of the city. While he naturally showed the highlights, he focused in on those areas known particularly to locals, which is exactly what I had hoped he would do. He also has outstanding knowledge of Lyon’s history, which added so much to an already outstanding tour. I could not have seen and absorbed so much of the city without this tour. If I return to Lyon in the future, I might do it again.

We had an amazing time on this excellent food and history tour of Lyon old town. The 5 places we visited were all of exceptional quality and gave us a good insight into the gastronomy of Lyon-we loved that they were all local and away from tourist traps. Emeric was an incredibly knowledgable host and we learned so much.

Amazing tour guide what a lovely person Jorge is, this kind of person is difficult to find in this world kind, caring, polite I have the luck to meet Jorge . The amazing thing is that he has a also from my homeland what a lovely time I had. Thank you so much Jorge for being such an amazing human .

We had a wonderful walking tour of Lyon with our guide Bruno. It was a fun and very informative tour. We learned so much and the tour really helped s to make the most of the rest of our time in Lyon. Highly recommended!

Jeremy was great! This is more than a food tour, also including architecture and a bit of history. What a great introduction to Lyon!