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Vieux Lyon

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Vieux Lyon

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Vieux Lyon Cultural & Historical Walking Guided Tour (English)
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Vieux Lyon Cultural & Historical Walking Guided Tour (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.<br><br>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.<br>Typical tip range has been e5-10 per person.
$3.70 per adult
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Viktor B wrote a review Aug 2020
London, United Kingdom265 contributions36 helpful votes
Beutiful and quiet, brilliant place for a walk, photos and food. Must see the area when visiting Lyon, and good luck chosing from the hundreds of fantastic place to eat and drink.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Saber wrote a review Aug 2020
London, United Kingdom71 contributions22 helpful votes
Who needs Paris when Lyon is so much more interesting and accessible. Visited the oldest toy store and bought cute handmade toys, ate a typical lyonaise dish, very rich and washed with a glass of local white. Bought loads of French pharmacy cosmetics, some Aesop and just wandered around and marvelled at the sights.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Dimitris L wrote a review Jul 2020
Sydney, Australia14,862 contributions55,152 helpful votes
This is perhaps the most interesting part of Lyon. It is a lovely area of the city to wander around, sit at a cafe and just enjoy a relaxing time. There are beautiful old buildings, narrow streets, the peaceful river, cafes and restaurants and shops to spend time in.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Pawel K wrote a review Jul 2020
78 contributions5 helpful votes
One of my favorites cities in France. Lyon has evertything you need and its city center is absolutely gorgeous! The carhedral is not as those up north (Reims, Paris, Amiens) but is worth visiting and spending some time on its square. You will find loads of small restaurants offering local specialties, great ice cream, nice bars, perfect for a weekend or even little longer.
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Date of experience: July 2020
Discover335627 wrote a review Jul 2020
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Great to see the town’s distinct changes over the centuries. Vieux Lyon harbors the old silk industry, religious and cultural changes. Then you can step across the river to see the new Lyon, with stark differences.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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