Peninsula Sweet Tasting Private Tour

Peninsula Sweet Tasting Private Tour
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$552.94
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Specially designed for gourmet, this unusual tour invites you to explore the city by tasting its sweet flavors. Throughout the various tastings that punctuate the course, you will appreciate the delights of the regional confectionery. During a city walk in the heart of Lyon, our epicurean guide accompanies you for a gourmet circuit. In the center of the city, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, the peninsula reveals its charms. From Place Bellecour, we will then walk from place to place to discover this authentic Lyon district. Punctuated with four tasty stages at chocolatiers and pastry chefs, this tour shows you the city from different angles. It's a nice opportunity to enjoy the city, through its history and expertise.

Entirely sweet, this original visit invites you to enjoy a cultural and gourmet course.

Resolutely dedicated to the best of Lyonnaise confectionery, this gourmet circuit is a concentrate of the best sweet treats of the city. We start the visit from Place Bellecour, meeting place in the heart of the peninsula. During the first stop in one of the Voisin chocolate shops, you will first taste a famous Coussin of Lyon. This emblem of Lyon's gastronomy is reminiscent of the shape of the silky cushions of Lyon. You will certainly appreciate this inimitable recipe of chocolate ganache coated with marzipan.

We will then take the time to stroll through the streets of the shopping district. We will pass by Place des Célestins to observe its magnificent theater of the same name. The route will naturally cross the famous Rue Mercière, famous for its authentic Lyon corks. Our passionate guide will tell you the history of Lyon gastronomy; from the traditional cuisine of "Mothers" to renowned chefs.

Then, we will continue our visit to a great pastry chef to taste the famous Lyon specialties : praline. This almond coated with pink sugar gives the desserts a unique and tasty taste. We will return then by the docks of Saone by borrowing a traboule, typical "shortcuts" Lyons between the buildings. You will then taste a little cabbage at an excellent local pastry chef. Finally, the circuit returns Bellecour place with a last gourmet stop at the famous chocolatier Richard.

 

For those who wish to extend the experience, it is also possible, by subscribing to an additional option, to finish with a culinary initiation workshop. Thanks to a fun and didactic approach, you will learn the secrets of Lyon cuisine through practice!

Specially designed for gourmet, this unusual tour invites you to explore the city by tasting its sweet flavors. Throughout the various tastings that punctuate the course, you will appreciate the delights of the regional confectionery. During a city walk in the heart of Lyon, our epicurean guide accompanies you for a gourmet circuit. In the center of the city, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, the peninsula reveals its charms. From Place Bellecour, we will then walk from place to place to discover this authentic Lyon district. Punctuated with four tasty stages at chocolatiers and pastry chefs, this tour shows you the city from different angles. It's a nice opportunity to enjoy the city, through its history and expertise.

Entirely sweet, this original visit invites you to enjoy a cultural and gourmet course.