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Private Sightseeing Tours

Lyon Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Meet a Lyon local for a private walking tour that’s like having a friend—rather than a professional guide—to show you around the city. It’s a new concept in travel, and everything from the pre-tour phone consultation to the walking tour itself is completely tailored to you. Whether you’re exploring neighborhood life or looking for Lyon’s most authentic flavors, it’s a personalized alternative to an off-the-shelf itinerary.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
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  • 2 to 6 hours
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Discover Lyon in an unusual way

Travelers that want to avoid a crowded tour bus—but see more than with a typical walking tour—shouldn't miss this comfortable, pedicab tour in Lyon. As you cruise through the heart of the city, see top attractions, from bustling Place Bellecour to the historic Theatre des Celestins and Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste. Along the way, learn about Lyon's history from your guide, and see some of the city's ancient hillside passageways, called traboules.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Lyon Highlights & Secrets Tour

Plunge into the exciting stories that Lyon hides. Stories, anecdotes and legends that create unforgettable memories - as do its outstanding museums, dynamic cultural life, its past as a France's foremost publishing center, capital of the Three Gauls and "capitale de la Résistance française" and all the facts that have turned Lyon into France's gastronomical capital.During the 3 hours we will spend together you will linger in the major monuments but also discover the most awe-inspiring hidden secret places.The world is a book and those who do not travel and discover read only one page.*Don't hesitate to contact us if you want us to host the experience at a different time, if the experience is already fully-booked or if you want us to organise a personalised and private experience.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Main sights of Lyon - Walking Tour with a Local

Ready to experience the best of Lyon along with a few, unique hidden gems? Join us for a historic walk around the city where you'll see and learn about Renaissance architecture, taste a local treat, discover the narrow traboules of Lyon, and hear some surprising facts and stories from your local guide.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Explore Lyon Old Town, Secret Passages, Silk Shop & Paul Bocuse Markets

Lyon ranks among France’s must-see cities, with beautiful architecture, a colorful history, and a strong culinary culture. On this walking tour, explore Lyon’s busy boulevards and quiet backstreets with your guide to lead the way, and see the best of Lyon on foot. Hit top attractions such as Bellecour Square, and sample local meats and cheeses at the Paul Bocuse markets.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Lyon Old District : Private Walking Tour

This private walking tour will take you to the most famous landmarks of UNESCO world heritage site, Lyon. Expert, multilingual guides create the ideal tour for first time visitors. Being a private tour, it can be tailored to your own personal interests.Experience Lyon, France’s famous gastronomic capital. This tour is perfect for the first time visitor to Lyon. Get a summary of Lyon's old district: one of France’s most beautiful and historical cities.The tour will take you through the enchanting neighborhood of Saint-Jean. and you'll also be taken through Lyon’s famous ‘Traboules'. Here, your expert guide will explain the fascinating history behind these ancient underground passageways a true highlight for many visitors to Lyon.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Beaujolais & Pérouges - From Lyon in small group tours

Explore France’s most picturesque wine region on an 8-hour tour from Leon. Complimentary transportation takes your small group of maximum eight people into the Golden Stones Country.  Meet the owner of a family winery and sample some of his best Beaujolais wines. Continue with a guided tour of medieval Pérouges, followed by free time to explore independently. Finally, relax on your way back to the city.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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 The discovery of the fabulous "cities of lights" during a storytelling.

This tour allows you a mixed view of the beauty of Lyon.Together we walk around his quarters and we touch his wonders.The "Meli-mélo" tour can be oriented according to your preferences, subject to prior reservation.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Dark Lyon

Lyon, contrary to what we think, is not made only light ... I invite you to wander the dark legends of the city to meet its specters, because Lyon is not easily revealed to travelers From Old Lyon to the Peninsula, we will walk through the dark streets looking for symbols and ancient rituals that may still influence the inhabitants. From the evil spirits of Saint-Georges to Lyon's tough lycanthropists and murderers, the city has a reputation as a demonic city.NOTE: The visit is open to children, the speech can be adapted to the type of audience. However, it is the parents' responsibility to judge the sensitivity of their children.WARNING!! Visit proposed in English. If you do not speak English, send me a message before booking so that we can arrange to visit in French or Spanish, so that everyone can fully enjoy it!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Unusual tour of Lyon

Up to 2 adults and one child under 8 years old.Comfortably seated in our pedicab, cross the ages, from Roman times to the Renaissance, with our guide who shares his enthusiasm and knowledge of the city.Discover Lyon from another angle, in the heart of historic districts, far from tourist buses.A unique journey combining history, mysteries and anecdotes.Guided tour of 1h or 2h.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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Big Traboules in Little Lyon - stories from the past

Were there any lions in Lyon? Why did they build so many secret passages and what kind of troubles happened in the "traboules"? Where did the kings keep their mistresses? Why is the city center sliding down the hill throughout centuries? Join me to walk the streets that are as busy today as they were 500 years ago, see Lyon as it was at the era of Roman Empire, and hear more cool stories about this amazing city, its history, architecture and culture.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Segway Lyon - The Indispensable of Lyon - 2h00

Discover the French city of Lyon with ease as you glide around the streets aboard your very own Segway. Ride along the Rhone River, through Tête d'Or Park, and into the downtown area where you can see landmarks like Terreaux Square, City Hall, and the Museum of Arts. Get an overview of the city and learn about its history from your guide during this introductory tour.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Walking Tour of Vieux Lyon

10:00 am/English | On this guided walking tour of Vieux Lyon, you will discover this amazing neighborhood with Paul, your guide. We will explain the history and culture of Lyon, talking about a lot of things, like the Bouchon (local restaurants), the history of Silk production in Lyon, Klaus Barbie and the French resistance during the Second World War, Paul Bocuse and food culture and Renaissance in Lyon. We will visit many hidden passageways (the Traboules) and secret courtyards, that are sometimes hard to find on your own. For the last part of the tour we will cross over to the modern city center and visit some highlights like the Theatre des Celestins and the Hôtel Dieu.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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City Walking Tour Lyon

10:00 am/English | On this guided walking tour of the historic neighborhoods of Croix-Rousse and Vieux Lyon, you will learn a lot about the culture and history of Lyon. We start on Place des Terreaux, the main square in the city and you will see some of the most impressive buildings in Lyon, like the Hôtel de Ville and the Fine Arts Museum. The Bartholdi Fountain is another highlight. Then we walk through the historic neighborhood of Croix-Rousse, where the silk workers used to work. It is filled with hidden passageways, the Traboules. We will talk about silk enjoy amazing views over the city. From the Roman Amphitheatre, we descend down towards Vieux Lyon, the most famous neighborhood of the city. We will see the Fresque des Lyonnais, an impressive wall painting and Rue Juiverie, with the amazing Gallerie Philibert Delorme. We'll finish in the busy part of Vieux Lyon, right in time for lunch!
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  • 2 hours
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Lyon Private Transport Tour

"I present you my services as a tourist guide, to make you visit the city of Lyon, to enjoy: its astonishing heritage full of stories. Lyon has earned its UNESCO World Heritage inscription with its site "La Confluence". Capital of the gastronomy and also placed third city of France, "Lugdunum" radiates in a prosperous region in advanced industries. Come and see the cradle of cinema produced by Les frères Lumière! Many galleries await you there. Are you thirsty for something unusual? "The best of", Lyon, is the festival of lights, December 8 the city is illuminated, producing its scenes and traditions.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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Lyon, the City of Light

UNESCO–listed Lyon is considered among France’s must-see cities, but exploring solo means missing the colorful history and heritage. On this tour, begin with pickup at your hotel and hit top attractions including the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, the Presqu’île, and the historic Traboules. Listen as your guide brings their rich histories to life, and finish with tasty treats in Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Best of Lyon Private Tour

Lyon is France’s third-largest city and renowned for its UNESCO-listed monuments and delicious cuisine. This half-day tour provides the perfect introduction to the city, with a private guide to show you around and a flexible itinerary that can be customized to suit your preferences. Visit Place Bellecour, admire the architecture of Vieux Lyon, ride the funicular to Fourvière, and sample local specialties.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Discovery Tour on an electrical bike 1h30 Heading to the Tete d'Or park

Touring Lyon’s sights can be hard on your feet or involve hopping between cabs, metro trains, or buses. Make things easy by covering the dispersed sights almost effortlessly on this small-group electric bike tour, with a guide for cultural and historical insight. Coast around the Old Town (Vieux Lyon), glide by the River Saone, explore leafy Tete d’Or Park, and more; all on a brief but unhurried tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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1h30 Historic Segway tour by ComhiC

Zoom around Lyon on a self-balancing electric scooter, covering lots of ground in just 90 minutes. With a group of just eight people or fewer, head out for a comprehensive tour, listening to guided commentary as you go on the culture, history, and architecture of this dynamic French city.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Segway Lyon - The heart of Lyon - 1h30

UNESCO–listed Lyon counts among France’s must-see cities, but exploring on foot takes time and effort. On this tour, spin through the city streets in style by Segway, and see the best of Lyon with ease. With your guide to lead the way, hear the secrets of top attractions including Place Bellecour, Place des Terreaux, and the Lyon National Opera, and enjoy fine views along the Rhône River.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Discovery Tour on an electrical bike 2h00 The 2 hills

Explore Lyon with ease on an electric bike. After a brief safety training, hop on your bike and begin your 2-hill circuit. Visit the Old Town, banks of the Saône River, Roman theater, Notre Dame de Fourvière Basilica, Terreaux Square, Croix-Russe district, and more. Take in stunning hilltop views and discover Lyon’s distinctive “traboules,” the passageways connecting historic buildings.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Lyon Confluence 1,5-H - Segway Tour

Discover Lyon’s contemporary Confluence district on a 1.5-hour segway tour. The personal easy-to-use mode of transit allows you to explore teh area quickly and comfortably. No previous segway experience is necessary, as you're treated to a brief instructional session before the tour begins. Once ready, follow your guide along the banks of the Rhone and past the Old Basilica of Ainay, as you listen to guided commentary.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Small Group Old Lyon Gourmet Guided Tour

Explore Lyon’s UNESCO-listed Old Town with all your senses on a walking history and food tour. With a small group and guide, stroll through a labyrinth of cobblestone streets and hidden courtyards tucked between well-preserved Renaissance and Gothic architecture. Stop along the way to sample local specialties like praline pastries, chocolate marzipan treats, and artisan French cheeses paired with a glass of wine.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Lyon: Old District Guided Walking Tour

Discover in 1 hour and 15 minutes the main wonders of the Old Lyon district. You will share the visit with other customers but the group size will stay at 25 people maximum to maintain a certain quality.Experience Lyon, France’s famous gastronomic capital. This tour is perfect for the first time visitor to Lyon. Get a summary of Lyon's old district: one of France’s most beautiful and historical cities.The tour will take you through the enchanting neighborhood of Saint-Jean. and you'll also be taken through Lyon’s famous ‘Traboules'. Here, your expert guide will explain the fascinating history behind these ancient underground passageways a true highlight for many visitors to Lyon.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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