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Lyon Highlights & Secrets TourHalf-day Tours

Lyon Highlights & Secrets Tour

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Discover Lyon’s highlights, and wend your way past major landmarks and UNESCO World Heritage sites alike, on this small-group walking tour. Meet your guide in the afternoon at the Bartholdi Fountain, and set off on foot. Over the course of several hours, you’ll learn all about the city’s history and gourmet traditions, will stroll through Vieux Lyon (its Old Town), will travel by funicular up Fourvière Hill, and more.
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Big Traboules in Little Lyon - stories from the pastPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Big Traboules in Little Lyon - stories from the past

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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. The departure time and place is flexible depending on your preferences.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Private Half-Day Tour to Pérouges Medieval Village Private Day Trips

Private Half-Day Tour to Pérouges Medieval Village

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Spend half a day exploring Pérouges, one of France’s Most Beautiful Villages. Enter the town through the Porte d'en Haut gate and check out its 15th and 16th century homes, the Place des Tilleuls, and stunning views that reach across the Ain Valley all the way to the Alps. Enjoy a “galette,” the regional specialty, with a glass of cider before your tour concludes.
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Highlights of Lyon - Walking Tour with a Local GuideHalf-day Tours

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Highlights of Lyon - Walking Tour with a Local Guide

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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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Discover Lyon in an unusual wayLuxury Tours

Discover Lyon in an unusual way

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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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Lyon Like a Local: Customized Private TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Lyon Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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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 Hours Small-Group Electric Bike Tour in LyonBike & Mountain Bike Tours

2 Hours Small-Group Electric Bike Tour in Lyon

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Glide around Lyon’s UNESCO-listed historic center on an easy-to-use electric bike with this 2-hour guided bike tour. Cruise along the banks of the Rhône and Saône rivers, pedal around the lush Tête D’Or Park and zip through the dazzling Croix Rousse tunnel, with its unique sound and light show. Stop along the way to admire landmarks like Lyon Cathedral, stroll around bustling Bellecour square and discover little known monuments and local haunts.
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Small-Group Beaujolais Wine Route TourWine Tasting & Winery Tours

Small-Group Beaujolais Wine Route Tour

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Beaujolais is one of the most prestigious appellations of the Burgundy wine region and opting for a small-group tasting tour means you’ll enjoy a more personalized experience. On this half-day tour from Lyon, explore the scenic Beaujolais vineyards, enjoy wine tasting at Chateau de Pizay, and learn the secrets of French winemaking on a winery tour.
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  • 4 hours
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Segway Lyon - The Indispensable of Lyon - 2h00Cultural Tours

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Segway Lyon - The Indispensable of Lyon - 2h00

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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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Dark LyonHistorical & Heritage Tours

Dark Lyon

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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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Walking Tour of Vieux Lyon (English)Cultural Tours

Walking Tour of Vieux Lyon (English)

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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. Tips are greatly appreciated. Our guides spend many hours of personal time increasing their knowledge to provide you with the best experience possible. Tips not only help financially but also let the guide know he or she is doing a great job. Typical tip range has been e5-10 per person.
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Private Castles of Burgundy Tour with Wine Tasting from LyonWine Tasting & Winery Tours

Private Castles of Burgundy Tour with Wine Tasting from Lyon

Explore the Mâconnais region with a private guide on this 4-hour tour from Lyon. Enjoy personalized attention and a flexible itinerary while learning about the region's chardonnay and admiring the rolling hills and cliffs such as the Roche de Solutré. Tastings included.
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Lyon and the food marketHalf-day Tours

Lyon and the food market

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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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Discovering Vieux-LyonCultural Tours

Discovering Vieux-Lyon

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Discover the most emblematic neighborhood of our beautiful city. Marvel at its architecture and let yourself be drawn into a journey back in time to the rhythm of its history and its little anecdotes! We will start in the Saint-Jean district to finish in the Saint-Paul district, we will lose us in the alleyways and secret passages loaded with funny and striking details, on which we never used to linger. NOTE: We will not go in the monuments. 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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LYON TOUR by carDay Trips

LYON TOUR by car

Made by a guide - private chauffeur from Lyon, who knows the city, unusual places, little known or to absolutely have always been.
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Best of Lyon Private TourHalf-day Tours

Best of Lyon Private Tour

Travelers with limited time in Lyon often face a tough decision—go sightseeing, experience the famous cuisine, or learn about the city's silk production. With this guided, private half-day tour, you can do all this and more. Wander the cobblestoned streets of Old Lyon, see the city's historic passageways—known as traboules—savor the local cuisine, and wrap up your tour with a stop to learn about traditional silk making. All in just a few hours.
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Beaujolais & Pérouges - From Lyon in small group toursWine Tasting & Winery Tours

Beaujolais & Pérouges - From Lyon in small group tours

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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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Lyon Private Transport TourBus Tours

Lyon Private Transport Tour

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"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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Silk Tour in LyonHalf-day Tours

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Silk Tour in Lyon

The Jacquard looms, the « Voraces » uprisings, and the « canuts » silk weavers marked a city that was capital of silk industry during 3 centuries with its velvet, brocade, and satin. We can visit the slopes of the Croix-Rousse hill with its passageways called Traboules, or the Vieux-Lyon neighbourhood, but everywhere there is a surprising discovery during a demonstration of handmade painting on silk velvet or silkworm farming ! With our friends
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The medieval town of Pérouges and Bugey wineHalf-day Tours

The medieval town of Pérouges and Bugey wine

It just seems that we are in a time warp here… In Pérouges you will have the impression that time has stopped. Follow us along the cobblestone streets of this charming little village. You will be immersed in the Middle Ages. The houses, the alleys, the stalls all are authentic! Nothing better then to have a seat on the village square, to savour the authentic galette of Pérouges and its bowl of cider. You will then drive to a secret vineyard nearby and have the chance to taste local french grapes in an authentic place.
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Small Group Lyon Gourmet TourHalf-day Tours

Small Group Lyon Gourmet Tour

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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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1 or 2-Hour Pedicab tour of LyonPrivate Sightseeing Tours

1 or 2-Hour Pedicab tour of Lyon

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Once you are comfortably seated in the electric pedicab, begin a tour of Lyon with a local guide who is passionate about the city. Learn about the history of Lyon from Roman times to the Renaissance and discover the city from another angle, in the heart of the historic districts. - Discover the old town of Lyon, "Vieux Lyon", part of the city’s historic region that is now a designated UNESCO World Heritage, where you will be introduced to the city’s unique covered walkways, known as “traboules.” - On an extended 2-hour tour, visit the area of "Presqu'île", which is at the heart of the city and continue along the banks of the Rhone to enjoy a panoramic view of the hills of Fourviere and Croix-Rousse. Hear stories, historical facts, and anecdotes, as you explore some of the highlights of the city. Up to 2 adults and one child under 6 years old. 1 or 2-hour guided tour.
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Lyon Ghost Tour: Haunted City Center Exploration GamePrivate Sightseeing Tours

Lyon Ghost Tour: Haunted City Center Exploration Game

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Embark on a quest around Lyon by solving clues that will take you to the most haunted places in the city, all with the help of your smartphone. Unlock new stories as you discover on your own St. Jean Baptiste Cathedral, Loyasse cemetery, Montee du Gourguillon, and more. + Discover the most haunted streets, villas, and squares in the city + Find out the horror stories of the people who used to live there + Solve clues on your phone while you visit the haunted Lyon Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions, so you won’t need a map, a GPS or a guide. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. Start and stop whenever you want. Along the way, you’ll find horror stories that will give you the chills. Dare you go on this tour?
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 Private Gourmet walking tour of Lyon and Les Halles Paul Bocuse covered marketHalf-day Tours

Private Gourmet walking tour of Lyon and Les Halles Paul Bocuse covered market

Discover Lyon’s famed gastronomy with this private half-day culinary walking tour. Follow your guide to explore different neighborhoods and taste cheese, chocolate, and wine. Learn about the city’s culinary history including its bouchons (small, traditional restaurants). Visit Halles Paul Bocuse and taste several local specialties at one gourmet market. 
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