History & heritage tours

Guided walking tour of the Old Town of Lyon

Availability: Every Mondays and Saturdays
Duration: 2 hours
Language: French
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover the Old Lyon of the Renaissance era
  • Walk among the inner courtyards, the Traboules
  • Explore the unmissable and secret places around St. John's Cathedral with a professional guide
What to expect

Come discover one of the city’s historical jewels. Nestled at the foot of Fourvière hill and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage center, this must-see quarter is a truly exceptional site.

Your tour begins in the square known as « Place Saint-Jean ». After visiting the Gothic Cathedral we’ll dive deep into the Renaissance period when Lyon represented the crossroads between Italy and Flanders. The architecture of this district stands as an exceptional testimony to this era. Your guided tour of some of Lyon’s typical « Traboules » will reveal how the old city’s inhabitants lived at the time in an environment hemmed in by the Saône river, lit up by inner courtyards and embellished by hanging garden

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What's included
  • Walking tour with an expert guide
What's not included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses

44 Rue Saint-Georges, 69005 Lyon, France

Meeting point:

You will meet your guide at Place Saint-Jean, in Lyon.

What to remember
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Group limited to 20 people
  • The arrival of the tour will be Place du Change
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  • Saturday, departure at 4.00pm
  • Monday, departure at 10:00 am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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