Lyon, Rhone, France

Lyon tours, things to do and tickets

Vieux Lyon Cultural & Historical Walking Guided Tour (English)

Duration: 2 hours
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.
$3.4*Per person

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Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour (small group) including Funicular

Duration: 3 hours
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.
$36.17*Per person

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Lyon: Guided Sightseeing Cruise

Duration: an hour
Discover Lyon and its UNESCO World Heritage Site attractions on a 1-hour river cruise along the Saone River. Admire the monuments at the confluence of the Saone River, discover the Renaissance buildings of Vieux Lyon and much more.
$16.16*Per person

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Lyon City Historic Neighborhoods Guided Walking Tour (English)

Duration: 2 hours
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 Terreauxwhere you'll see the impressive the Hôtel de Ville and Museum. The Bartholdi Fountain is another highlight. Then we walk through 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!

Tips are greatly appreciated. Our guides spend many hours of personal time increasing their knowledge to provide you with the best experience possible.
Typical tip range has been e5-10 per person.
$3.4*Per person

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Lyon City Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus Tour

Duration: a few seconds
Discover the city of Lyon on a convenient hop-on hop-off bus tour. See all the top attractions, including the Basilica de Notre Dame de Fourvière and Place Bellecour. There are 12 stops along the sightseeing route.
$23.68*Per person

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Secret Food Tours Lyon w/ Private Tour Option

Duration: 4 hours
Food is undoubtedly one of Lyon's most beloved traditions. Since 1935, the city has been considered the world capital of gastronomy. When Lyon's culinary traditions were being forged, the famous "Mères Lyonnaises" (Lyonnaise Mothers) managed to turn Lyon cuisine into an institution. Today, male chefs dominate the scene, like the famous Paul Bocuse, however it is the women who evolved the renowned cuisine. Many of the recipes around the city are unchanged from their humble beginnings, meaning you'll have the opportunity to taste the culture and history that has turned Lyon into the culinary hub it is today. We'll guide you through this gastronomic journey infused with passion, history, and exquisite French food and wine. Find out why eating and drinking are not just a pastime in Lyon, but a way of life.
$106.76*Per person

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Lyon Old Town Half-Day Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties Tasting & Lunch

Duration: 4 hours
Lyon Food Tour offers a 4-hour unique gastronomy experience with lunch. Accompanied by a passionate local guide discover the capital of gastronomy during a rhythmic visit full of unusual anecdotes and exceptional culinary tastings. Explore must-see places, meet local artisans and taste products that identify with the reputation of Lyon’s heritage. Tour is limited to a maximum of 12 travelers.
$94.03*Per person

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Lyon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Audio Commentary

Duration: Flexible
Explore Lyon at your own pace with a unique vantage point from a double-decker bus. Listen to audio commentary of the sights, available in eight language selections. Hop on and off as often as you like at the 19 different stops: 12 for the green line and 7 for the blue line.
$24.34*Per person

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Afternoon Old Town Food tour

Duration: 4 hours
Go to discover the Old Town district between murals paintings, traboules, must-see places punctuated meetings passionate locals craftsmen who will share their expertise and their delicious products emblematics of Lyon.

A 3,5 hours visit with 4 tasting breaks which will discover you Lyon to the plate. The perfect way to combine cultural discovery and greediness in order to launch your evening perfectly


- Assortment of regional cold cuts with a glass of red wine
- Selection of regional cheeses with a glass of white wine
- Praline brioche with fresh or hot drinks
- Artisanal ice creams (from 3rd April to 31th October) / Assortment of chocolates (from 1st November to 2nd April)

Please note that this tour is not a full lunch (but a very good aperitif)
$77.44*Per person

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Lyon Attractions & Museums Card & Guide with City Map

Duration: a day - 4 days
This is your passport for exploring the museums and attractions of Lyon, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The easy-to-use city card offers total sightseeing freedom, helping you make the most of your stay in Lyon.
$32.91*Per person

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Lyon Small-Group Guided Electric Bike Tour with a Local Guide

Duration: 2 hours
This tour allows you to discover the city in just 2 hours! From Vieux Lyon (the old town) through the Tête d'Or park and the banks of the Rhône, enjoy a wonderfully relaxing bike tour! Unusual places are all mapped out to make this an unforgettable experience !
$38.72*Per person

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Lyon Electric Bike Tour including Food Tasting with a Local Guide

Duration: 4 hours
Visit top Lyon attractions and get a taste of France’s culinary capital on this electric bike tour, a nearly effortless way to sightsee. Exploring Lyon’s UNESCO World Heritage with a guide, ride along the Rhône and Saône River and through the Golden Head Park, spin through Place des Terreaux, and break at a local eatery to enjoy regional specialties. You could enjoy either a platter of cold cuts and cheeses with a glass of wine or a home made cake with refreshments or hot drinks regarding the partner, the hour and the day of your visit. After this tasting break, go to visit the must-see Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière and admire the views of the whole city. Your group size is limited to 10 to ensure a more personalized experience.
$88.5*Per person

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1 or 2-Hour Pedicab tour of Lyon

Duration: an hour - 2 hours
Health and safety commitments:
The tours have been suited to meet all of your requirements and provide you with a safe tour experience.

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.
Total weight limit: 160kg - 350lbs
$27.66*Per person

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Food Tour in Lyon - Do Eat Better Experience

Duration: 4 hours
Thanks to our gastronomic tour you will have an overview of the gastronomic tradition of this beautiful city and feel like a true Lyonese walking through the streets and tasting delicious typical dishes guided by a local friend.
$105.09*Per person

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Walking Food Tour in Vieux Lyon

Duration: 3 hours - 4 hours
Elevate your travel experience with an unforgettable culinary adventure that promises not just a taste of Lyon, but a genuine connection to its soul.
Experience Lyon’s culinary delights with a passionate, bilingually charismatic and joyful guide, who defines the art of sharing and savoring life’s pleasures.
Engage your senses in tastings of exquisite local products (sweets, pastries, cheeses, traditional Lyonnaise dishes) and fine wines, as each moment becomes a delightful fusion of flavors and tales.
This Food and Wine Tour will immerse yourself in Lyon’s essence, where flavor meets history, with a host who encapsulates warmth, expertise and the joy of sharing memorable moments.
Join me for a smile-filled unforgettable adventure where every bite is a celebration of Lyon’s rich heritage.
$165.94*Per person

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Discover Lyon in an Unusual Way

Duration: an hour - 3 hours
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.
$27.66*Per person

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Lyon City Pass: Public Transport & More Than 40 Attractions

Duration: a few seconds
Get the exclusive Lyon City Card for 24 hours 48 hours 72 hours or 96 hours and let the city gates open to you. If you visit even just two attractions this card has already paid for itself.
$31.21*Per person

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Lyon 2.5-Hour Dinner Cruise

Duration: 3 hours
See the sights of Lyon from the Hermès restaurant boat. Enjoy a 3-course dinner during a leisurely 2.5-hour cruise. Choose your favorites from a variety of menu options and learn about the sights you pass from the interesting commentary provided.
$80.73*Per person

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eSIM Europe for Travelers

Duration: a few seconds
Explore Europe with a traveler-focused eSIM from 1 to 30 days. Seamlessly connect during your time in major European countries with a prepaid plan that's perfect for iPhones and other smartphones.
$9.69*Per person

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Lyon Big Traboules in Little City Stories from the Past Private Guided Tour

Duration: 2 hours - 3 hours
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.
$43.14*Per person

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