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

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

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 06/19/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/19/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Taste your way through the Lyon Old Town on a half-day food tour that includes tastings at several great locations in the historic center. Instead of sitting down to lunch at a single restaurant, turn the meal into an exploration, sampling local products as you meet the chefs and artisans who created them.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    2 Place Benoît Crepu
    2 Place Benoît Crepu, 69005 Lyon, France
    The guide will wait in front of the statue of Monseigneur Lavarenne, near St.George's Park.
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  • Pass by
    Vieux Lyon
  • You'll end at
    5 Rue des Trois-Maries
    5 Rue des Trois-Maries, 69005 Lyon, France
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Highlights
  • Meet the makers at multiple tasting locations
  • Try local foods for a window into Lyon’s food scene
  • Enjoy a hearty lunch of delicious tastings
  • Group size is limited to 12 people for personalized service
Important Information
Departure Point
2 Place Benoît Crepu, 69005 Lyon, France
Duration
4h
Return Details
5 Rue des Trois-Maries, 69005 Lyon, France
Inclusions
  • 6 tasting breaks and more than 10 products to be tasted
  • Passionate local guide
  • Bottle of water
  • Lunch
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children (between 13 and 18) must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Martin F wrote a review Apr 2020
Metfield, United Kingdom5 contributions
Excellent tour. Very informative. We learned a lot about the history of Lyon as well as its food. Our guide was great, very friendly and knowledgeable.
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Response from Cédric T, Gérant at Lyon Old Town Half-Day Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties Tasting & Lunch
Responded Sep 22, 2020
Hi, Thanks for your positive feedback. Informative, Friendly, knowledgeable and great are the word that we love heard about us :) Have a nice end of stay
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Janelle wrote a review Apr 2020
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We have taken a lot of tours in our travels, and this was one of the best because Vincent was our tour guide. He made this not only a delicious food experience, but also very historical. We made interesting food stops that were definitely not touristy, receiving special
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Anita Martin wrote a review Feb 2020
La Londe Les Maures, France5 contributions1 helpful vote
Megan the guide very expertly tells the history and story of Lyon through visits to shops and bouchons. Excellent if you like food and the story of food.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Karen wrote a review Jan 2020
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The tour was great value. We tried a range of traditional food - everything from savoury to sweet food and often it was complimented with something to drink. Chocolate and beer - who would have thought! Our guide Oliver was also very knowledgeable about the architecture and
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Response from Cédric T, Gérant at Lyon Old Town Half-Day Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties Tasting & Lunch
Responded Feb 25, 2020
Hi, Thanks for your kind feedback. We are glad to read that your gourmet experience with Olivier was very good! Indeed he's very knowledgeable about history and food : 2 passions and the best way to discover a city :) Hope to see you again. Regards,
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Sunshine37162 wrote a review Jan 2020
Swampscott MA4 contributions
Oliver was a fantastic guide. We not only got a great sampling of Lyon’s food options, but also a wonderful look into the city’s history. But beyond simply being a good guide, he provided us with an experience closer to a good friend showing us around his hometown. He was fun,
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Cédric T, Gérant at Lyon Old Town Half-Day Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties Tasting & Lunch
Responded Jan 17, 2020
Hi, We are very glad to read that you have had a good experience with Olivier. Indeed, our guides like Olivier were local, are passionnate and love share with foreigners. We are in the tourism but not as a touristic activity. Before all, our priority is to spend a good time and show you our native city as we love them as we could you do with our friend or family. We try to adapte our tours depending customers to offer you a friendly and gourmet experience :) Have a nice stay in Lyon and good trip in France !
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About the operator

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By: Lyon Food Tour
691krisim
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First tour after Corona: discover one of Lyons finest foods with a charming & authentic local tour guide
Such an amazing food tour! We were honored to be Paulines first customers after the lockdown and enjoyed a little d
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Hooly
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Excellent food stops & a great walk
Having very much enjoyed the Vieux Lyon tour in Nov 2018 we were really happy to see Pauline again when we took the
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alpal45
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Brilliant!
Olivier was a fantastic guide who was not only knowledgeable about the food we were eating but also the history of
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Unstoppable-4
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Lyon Food Tour
Did a four hour food tour of old Lyon city with Pauline. Had a wonderful time walking through the old district thro
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Kari C
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Lyon Food Tour in the Old Lyon
Elise was a very knowledgeable guide who took us to restaurants and shops where the owners and workers obviously ta
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Gigouli
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Perfect choice
Such an interesting experience.Pauline was such a kind and friendly person! She showed us amazing places and gave u
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AdamL661
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Excellent Food Tour
Elise took us around the old town today. We went to a fromagerie, charcuterie/wine bar, bouchon, silk shop, ice cre
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Rachel L
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We had a wonderfull time with Olivier.
The tour is a nice introdaction to the old city .The gide was very nice to evryone and the places he brougth us whe
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zaguokachi
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I visited the streets of Lyon and THIS HAPPENED...
We decided to do this tour because we could and they are glad we did! Pauline was so friendly and informative it wa
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true2psu
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Fantastic overview of Lyon’s culture & cuisine
We selected the 3 hour excursion in the hopes of exploring the older section of Lyon. It did not disappoint. Our gu
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flatwhite10
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Terreaux Food Tour
My daughter and I enjoyed this Food Tour of the Terreaux neighborhood in Lyon. It started out a bit slow and we wer
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meriem1977
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Very informative but not a real “food tour”
Our guide Pauline was fantastic, we learned a lot about Lyon, its history, art scene etc... however when it came to
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susannejj
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Great introduction to Lyon
We (7 ladies) did the 3 hr food tour of Lyon on a blustery evening. We met our guide at the fresco in Terreaux and
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Mandymud11
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Best four hours of the day
While in Lyon the gastronomic capital of France, a good and wine walking tour is a must. Maude was very passionate
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FloridatravelerTampa
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Must do for foodies
I recommend doing this tour at the beginning of our time in Lyon. We learned a lot about the cuisine and got recom
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