Tour code: 2050LGT
See the highlights of Lyon with a hop-on hop-off bus tour, covering the best this UNESCO-listed city has to offer. Enjoy the views from the open top of a double-decker bus as you pass Lyon’s top attractions — including the Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, the Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière, Old Lyon, the Place Bellecour or the city’s lush green spaces. Choose a 1- or 2-day ticket and get on and off as much as you like at any of the thirteen stops along the route.

Highlights

  • Hop-on hop-off tour of Lyon
  • Make up your own sightseeing itinerary
  • See top Lyon attractions, including Vieux Lyon and the Lyon Cathedral
  • Hop on and off at 13 stops around the city
  • Choice of a 1-day or 2-day ticket
  • Listen to audio commentary on board your double-decker bus

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What You Can Expect

Lyon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Lyon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Join a hop-on hop-off bus tour of Lyon at any point you like along the route — there are 13 stops to choose from, most near major Lyon attractions. Enjoy the sights from the vantage point of the open-air, double-decker bus, staying on board for one complete circle (roughly 1.3 hours), or get on and off as many times as you want to explore sights nearby at your leisure.

See the Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière, with its incredible views in all directions over Lyon. Stop at the Place Bellecour to admire the statue of Louis XIV — the famous ‘Sun King’ of France — that has stood in the square since the 1820s. Get off at Mur Peint to gaze at the intricate fresco paintings on the outside of many of the buildings.

Explore the collection at the Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des Beaux Arts). Admire the Renaissance architecture of Old Lyon (Vieux Lyon). Browse the boutiques along Rue de la République. Organize your itinerary any way you want with a hop-on hop-off bus tour. See a complete list of stops in the Itinerary section below.

Itinerary

1. Place Bellecour
2. Place des Jacobins
3. Terreaux
4. Mur Peint
5. Passerelle Palais de Justice
6. Vieux-Lyon/ Saint Jean
7. Perrache
8. Aquarium
9. Musée des Confluences
10. La Confluence
11. Théâtres Gallo-Romains
12. Fourvière
13. Parc des Hauteurs

Customer Reviews

CeeMee L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

The tour was perfect, the bus arrived on time at every stop and the driver was very personable and assisted all.

Jeanne E B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

We wish they had included the Blue Lagoon, but the trip was very good. We especially appreciate that they stop at/very near the cruise port.

hannah-alexander

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Excellent stops, on time

Gary P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was a great trip. We were able to get off in key places e.g., the Roman ruins, visit and take photos, then get back on the bus later in the day. I would gladly do this trip again.

jacksternlieb

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

An excellent way of seeing Lyon at a very reasonable price.

Ella Marie R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This is the best way to see the city :D

narelle l

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

excellent. seen great deal of city and really impressed bus took us up the mountain to the cathedral at the top

Lizz A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

It's a nice way to see Lyon as there are a lot of hills and it gives you a great chance to see it all without too much walking. I managed to get some great shots and mostly from the bus. Great idea and well priced.

Sharon K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

We purchased the 2 day bus tour and we're glad we did. We were able to see everything we wanted to see and had extra time to spend at the different stopping points. Everything worked out perfectly. We enjoyed our visit to Lyon. It was great!

TerriD

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

It is the only way to see this city. We loved the beautiful Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière the inside is the most opulent we have seen and the view of the city was magnificent. The ruins of Lugdunum, Fourviere Hill, Are worth a look too. We did the full loop first and then hopped off the bus at the sites we wanted to view.

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