Lyon City Tours : Follow your Guide !
With 1,7 million inhabitants, Lyon is the second conurbation of France after Paris and closed to Marseille in terms of demography. It is a Roman city founded at the end of the Ist century and also a center of French catholicism.
The old districts have been listed World Heritage by the UNESCO since 1998, and it is also worth going to Lyon for the cooking whose fame is based on relevant maestros such as Paul Bocuse.
To enjoy better your stay in Lyon, the licensed guides from the Ministry of Culture have operated a selection of 5 Tours. For any private request, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are looking forward to seeing you in our city.
The Old Lyon : the medieval district
Explore the Old Lyon and discover one of the most beautful medieval districts from France !
Enjoy a 2 hour walking tour and visit the Saint John cathedral that is the theater of struggles between the Catholic and the Protestants for the XVIth century. Do you want to know more ? Follow your guide and listen to the full story.
Lyon and silk : the Quartier de la Croix Rousse Tour
The wealth of Lyon is based on silk trading for the XIXth century. Discover the La Croisse Rousse district to know better how local workers, named “les canuts”, tailor silk products. La Croisse Rousse is also the theater of social riots for the XIX th century.
Follow your guide to explore one of the most charming district in Lyon !
Lyon and the XIXth century : the La Presqu’ile District Tour
The la Presqu’île Tour invites you to discover central and residential districts from Lyon. The latter is supervised by the prefet Vaïsse, a top civil servant in the Napoleon III administration, who designs Lyon on the model of Paris central districts : large avenues for shopping, opera, residential buildings.
Follow your guide to discover one of the most gorgeous districts from Lyon !
Lyon and the XXIth century : the Quartier des Confluences Tour
The Quartier des Confluences is in the south of the Lyon and makes up its futur with CO2-saving contemporary buildings. It has been designed over the last 10 years and its construction is still under process. The Confluence Museum, with its galleries dedicated to the history of manking from the origins to nowadays, is the key point of the Tour.
Do you want to know more ? Follow your guide !
Lyon Gourmet Tour : Taste the best from France !
Cooking from Lyon is one the best of France. Its fame is based on maestros such as Paul Bocuse. The city offerrs you a wide range of products : ham, “Côte du Rhône” or “Beaujolais” wines, salad from Lyon, quenelles, candies.
To enjoy the best tasting experience fro the city, follow your guide and book your Gourmet Tour !