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  • Location: Lyon, France
  • Duration:  Varies
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lyon on a hop-on hop-off tour! Sightsee at your own pace aboard an open-top, double-decker bus. You can hop on and off as many times as you like at any of the 12 stops along the route to see Lyon's top attractions, including the Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière, the Place Bellecour, the Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, Old Lyon or one of the several urban parks in the city.

With the choice of a one- or two-day ticket and the flexibility to create your own itinerary, this hop-on hop-off tour is the best way to see Lyon’s most popular sights.

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 12 stops around the city
  • Choice of a one-day or two-day ticket
  • Listen to audio commentary on board your Lyon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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What You Can Expect

Lyon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Lyon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Start your hop-on hop-off tour through Lyon at the Place Bellecour, the Lyon Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Jean Baptiste) or any of the other 12 stops on the route. As the open-top, double-decker bus transports you around town, hop on and off as many times as you like and wherever you like to see the best of Lyon at your own pace (full tour duration without stops: approximately 1.3 hours).

Spend some time at the famous Place Bellecour, the starting point for the annual Festival of Lights (in December only) and home to a statue of Louis XIV (known as the Sun King), which has been watching over the Lyonnais (people of Lyon) and visitors from all over the world since the 1820s. Visit the Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière, which was built high above the rooftops of Lyon and boasts a panoramic view of the city. Or hop off at the Mur Peint stop to admire impressive frescoes painted on several house facades.

The hop-on hop-off stops also include beautiful museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des Beaux Arts), Old Lyon (Vieux Lyon) with its ancient Renaissance buildings, and Rue de la République, Lyon's main shopping street.

Itinerary

Lyon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Stops:
  1. Place Bellecour
  2. Terreaux
  3. Mur peint/Saint Vincent
  4. Marché Saint Antoine
  5. Saint Jean/Vieux Lyon
  6. Confluence
  7. Notre Dame de Fourvière
  8. Parc des Hauteurs
  9. Beaux Arts
  10. Cordeliers/République
  11. Berges du Rhône
  12. Rhône Cruise

Customer Reviews

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.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This is the best way to see the city :D

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

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.

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!

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.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Perfect way to get to know Lyon especially when at a business trip and time is restricted.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Loved seeing Lyon for the first time. This tour was very thorough.

Victor B
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Great stay at Lyon and the bus was a great way to move around, this place had the most Gypsies and people who found a gold ring in front of your feet expecting you to claim it and then demanding a reward for you greed as the ring was a 2cent piece of junk. Watch out for any people with a statistic sheet for whatever charity! Pick Pockets

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