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History of Lyon Private Walking Tour

  • Duration 03h00

  • Private Tour

  • Group Size
    7 max

  • Refund up to 48 hours

  • 21 reviews

  • Disabled access


World-renowned for its culture and cuisine, Lyon is a city rich in history and home to both Roman theaters and Renaissance architecture. This action-packed tour presents Lyon through the ages and invites you to discover the city’s top monuments from the imposing Fourvière Basilica overlooking the city to the historic heart of Lyon.

Exploring the Fourvière, the Vieux Lyon to the Presqu'île, this tour is the perfect introduction to the former capital of France. From Renaissance style architecture and secret passages known as traboules to iconic streets and restaurants, this experience offers a glimpse of how Lyon became the city it is today.
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    Why you'll love this

  • Explore the highlights of Lyon with a local guide and history expert
  • Enjoy panoramic views, old town explorations and riverside walks
  • Find out why Lyon is known as the gastronomic capital of France
  • Discover the stories behind the city’s secret passages

    What's included

  • A breathtaking itinerary from Roman times to the Renaissance
  • The cultural highlights of Lyon revealed by a local guide
  • A private tour with a City of Lyon accredited history guide

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Selected for their extensive knowledge and passion for their city, our Lyon history guides are all accredited by the City of Lyon. With years of experience in both exploring and sharing the beauty and secrets of their city with international visitors, our Lyon guides know their city inside-out, and can adapt each tour with ease according to the interests of our visitors. Prepare to go off the beaten track with our local Lyon experts!


5.0 / 5.0 - Based on 21 reviews
Last reviewed: October 24 2018
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