Best of Lyon Private Tour

Best of Lyon Private Tour
Cultural & Theme Tours > Cultural Tours > Cultural Tour
$352.94
Duration: 4 hours
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Description

Discover the highlights of Lyons through the historic districts listed as your Heritage by UNESCO. This cultural and gourmet tour presents the best of Lyons' traditions. This original itinerary through the historic neighborhoods of Lyons, from Bellecour Square without missing Fourviere and the Old Lyons, will reveal the best of Lyons in an half day. Our guide, a local history enthusiast, reveals the assets behind the reputation of Lyons during the course of centuries.

This picturesque itinerary offers a mass of the best of Lyon. Follow the guide and visit the town centre to gain an insight into the spots and the know-how that lies behind its reputation. This walking tour passes through the most beautiful neighborhoods of Lyons and invites you to discover the highlights behind its heritage. To full understand the city's excellent reputation, a few gourmet tasting experiences are organized during your visit.

The guided tour starts on Bellecour Square where we will meet. Departing from the square before crossing the bridge to join the bottom of the hill. Thanks to the legendary "ficelle", the famous cable car, you will rich to the top of the hill in order to discover the unusual architecture of the basilica and also appreciate the fantastic overview on the city.

Come back to the old town thanks the same cable car, to the St John's square, the oldest square in Lyons, you will enter the historic neighborhood in order to discover all the charms of its Renaissance architecture. Our guide will show you its courtyards and "traboules". These typical sheltered passageways enter the medieval structures in order to reveal all their splendors.

The first gourmet stopover at one of the top cake shops in the city will offer you the chance to savor a delicious praline specialty and discover the secrets of how it is made.

To finish the tour, one of the latest “soyeux” will welcome us into his shop and show his way to work on the silk. He will also speak about the epic “soierie Lyonnaise” over the centuries. Literary man, art critic and epicurean, you’ll finish the visit with a tasty surprise !

Discover the highlights of Lyons through the historic districts listed as your Heritage by UNESCO. This cultural and gourmet tour presents the best of Lyons' traditions. This original itinerary through the historic neighborhoods of Lyons, from Bellecour Square without missing Fourviere and the Old Lyons, will reveal the best of Lyons in an half day. Our guide, a local history enthusiast, reveals the assets behind the reputation of Lyons during the course of centuries.

This picturesque itinerary offers a mass of the best of Lyon. Follow the guide and visit the town centre to gain an insight into the spots and the know-how that lies behind its reputation. This walking tour passes through the most beautiful neighborhoods of Lyons and invites you to discover the highlights behind its heritage. To full understand the city's excellent reputation, a few gourmet tasting experiences are organized during your visit.