3-hour silk tour in Lyon
Activities

3-hour silk tour in Lyon

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the Jacquard loom
  • Meet passionate silk artisans
  • Participate in a demonstration of hand painting on silk velvet
What to expect

Enjoy a 3-hour immersion in the silk capital of Lyon!

Accompanied by your guide, you will go down the hillside of Croix-Rousse to discover the traboules used by silk weavers in Lyon, the Jacquard loom, and the manufacture of velvet.

Get ready to discover many surprises between chemistry, history and fashion with one of the last existing companies producing Made in France silk.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Engish, Italian, and French-speaking guide
    • Public transport ticket per person
    • Visit in a silk workshop
    • Handmade painting on silk velvet
    • Silkworm exhibition entrance from April to November
    • Choice between a demonstration of silkscreen printing OR silk weaving on Jacquard loom
    What's not included
    • Any entrance tickets
    • Pick up and drop off
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Food and drinks
    Where

    Place de la Croix-Rousse, 69004 Lyon, France

    Meeting point:

    Your guide will meet you at Place de la Croix-Rousse, next to the statue of Jacquard.

    What to remember
    • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour: only your group will participate
    • Maximum capacity: 15 people
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    When
    • Year-round
    • Tours start at 9.00 and 14.30
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    Provider
    NEW GENERATION GUIDE
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 7 days before the experience begins.

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