Traboules du Vieux Lyon

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Traboules du Vieux Lyon
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The Weak Knee Traveler
Singapore, Singapore11,772 contributions
Just Average
Jan 2020 • Solo
These are not the main tourist attractions but are some old buildings which formed part of the city and these are in the hidden alleys. Nothing that special. Visit only if there's time.
Written December 26, 2020
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Peter S
Antwerp, Belgium195 contributions
Interesting hidden streets
Aug 2020
Nice to see the hidden streets and alleys. Not all of them are as good, and many that are indicated on the map are closed anyway.
TIP: there is often a magnetic lock next to the door which looks like a doorbell. If you press it, you can enter anyway.
Written September 2, 2020
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Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia26,885 contributions
The other Lyon!
Aug 2019
Lyon is full of "secret passages, or small, narrow passageways between larger buildings leading from one major street to another. It can be fun but it can also be irritating if you have no idea where you are going. Then again that is an interesting way to discover more of the city! We did not specifically look for them but inevitably we came across many of them, some really nice, others dark and dirty. That is life in a big city.
Written July 27, 2020
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Jurgen B
Brussels, Belgium2,467 contributions
Not so "wow"
Jun 2020
They are a nice, typical, integral part of this city but just don't expect too much. It's just alleyways
Written June 26, 2020
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Peasantfood
Adelaide, Australia731 contributions
Ho hum
Jan 2020 • Family
Lyon is so amazing and we enjoyed our tour of Vieux Lyon and stumbled across quite a few traboules including in Croix-Rousse. There’s not much to them and I wouldn’t treat them as a destination.
Written January 6, 2020
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tinaNtravel
San Jose, CA1,364 contributions
Must see in Lyon!
Oct 2019
The traboule’s are must see in Lyon, as I believe it is a unique aspect of that city. We walked through several traboule’s on our free walking tour with Paul .They run from one street to the street close to the river. Some have inside court yards. Our guide told us that the area is a UNESCO site and so the occupants can not make improvements, such as install an elevator.
Written December 26, 2019
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4historyandculture
Charlotte, NC1,324 contributions
Amazing, unexpected
Jun 2019
As we werewalking with our guide we noticed some people pressing a doorbell and entering buildings. To our surprise our guide told us it was a passageway from one street to another. We went in, single file, looking up and around, but being careful to be quiet to respect the people who lived in the apartments. It was clean, restored passage a narrow courtyard and we found ourselves in the next street. Viola!
Written December 18, 2019
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Michaeldoc
Calpe, Spain1,575 contributions
Take a guided tour!
Dec 2019 • Friends
Part of the vieux Lyon visit, these tunnels connecting streets inside buildings are worth the visit while in Lyon.
Written December 18, 2019
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klm2al
Necedah, WI78 contributions
Take a tour
Oct 2019
So many Traboules of old Lyon, we found several on our walks but took a tour with a guide., our guide was more interested in history than the Traboules.
Written November 17, 2019
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Regislive
Buffalo, NY495 contributions
These are a lot of fun.
Sep 2019
It was a lot of fun exploring the passageways. It was a bit odd as some had a very creepy vibe to them (especially the non-public ones). I also felt a bit sad knowing that the people that lived in the public ones were actually on social housing (especially after I saw a lot of young ladies with children). Be respectful when going through these as people live here and it sounds like some of them not by choice. You are basically going though peoples buildings.

Don't get me wrong they are really fascinating and really very enjoyable to see. They are all a little bit different and it really is a lot of fun.
Written November 2, 2019
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