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New Generation Guide

#38 of 125 Tours in Lyon
Lyon, France
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About New Generation Guide
We offer guided tours conducted by competent and English-speaking guides. They are licensed and holders of the professional tour guide card. Discover Lyon, Vienne or the cluny abbey in Burgundy. Contemporary, interactive, recreational or gourmet visits : you are at the heart of our guided tours to live a real experience !
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Vieux Lyon tour

The Old Lyon is the most amazing district of the city. Near the majestic gothic Saint-Jean cathedral, you will push the doors and discover a labyrinth made of surprising courtyards and passageways with stupendous gothic staircases or italian galleries
Let’s stroll in alleys paved with cobblestones and admire those multicolored Renaissance façades or beautiful silk workshops and typical lyonnais restaurants : a must in Lyon !
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2 hours
from $263.53

Lyon Panoramic City Tour with Funicular Ride

Amazing Basilica Notre-Dame de Fourvière and panorama over the city, the Old Lyon with Saint-Jean cathedral and the famous passageaways (traboules) used by resistants, the peninsula and its emblematic squares and landmarks, le « Lyon Mural » : an overall insight into the city of Lyon and its 2,000 year history in 4 hours with a private professional guide
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4 hours
from $164.06

Silk Tour in Lyon

Luxury tour abour silk, major industry in Lyon history.

From the Croix-Rousse with its traboules till wokrshops in Vieux-Lyon, you will meet passionate artisans who will show you the Jacquard loom, the bombyx moths, the softness of velvet scarfs ...

Many surpriiiiises between chemistry, techniques, history, fashion, zoology, with one of the last Made in France firms.
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3 hours
from $174.40
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Bill F wrote a review Jul 2020
Boston, Massachusetts7 contributions
This tour is wonderful. Jean-Andre is knowledgeable about Lyon, its architecture and its silk traditions. Showed us many fascinating places. We recommend this tout highly
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Dave R wrote a review Nov 2019
Clayotn, OH136 contributions16 helpful votes
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We met Alex at our hotel and he took us through the old part of Lyon providing historical detail about the various sights. We then met back up after lunch were he took us on a tour of the murals, city hall, back streets and the Les Halles Paul Baucuse Market where we toured the market and tasted wine and food. Then enjoyed a great conversation with Alex. He is the person for your tour.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Lawrence wrote a review Nov 2019
4 contributions2 helpful votes
When searching for a guided tour, we look for someone who is extremely knowledgeable, has great connections with the locals and someone who loves what he/she does. Jean-Alexandre (or Alex) was the perfect match for our group of 4. We asked for a gastronomic walking tour that included key sites of the city. He delivered in spades! There isn't a fact or figure that Alex doesn't know. Every question was well received and thoroughly answered. We started our tour by taking the metro to the famous Paul Bocuse food market. What an extraordinary market it is! After a cheese and wine tasting (with the most fantastic bread!), we continued through the city (even took a city bus), tasting freshly made and heavenly sausages, touring Vieux Lyon (after experiencing the Lyon funicular), learning about Lyon's famous silk production and sampling straight-out-of-the-oven praline brioche from Pralus --a must! We had so much fun with Alex that we asked him to join us for dinner and to choose the location. Alex has an excellent sense of humor and his command of the English language is miraculous. Hard to believe he has never lived in an English-speaking country because his English is flawless with superb and natural fluency. He is a master tour guide, even teaching the art of being a guide at a local university. While Alex does all types of tours (including tours for Cruise companies docking in Lyon), this talented man should be viewed as a rare find and perfect for the traveler who is looking for a unique experience. Just tell him what you are looking for and he will make it happen.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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malvarez wrote a review Nov 2019
Rohnert Park144 contributions24 helpful votes
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Alex is one of the best guides I’ve ever found. Felt like we were with a super smart fun local friend in Lyon!!! If you are in Lyon this is the one MUST for your trip!!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Happy Veeder wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Alex was great fun, very knowledgeable, and fed us quite well. As was our goal--he gave us a great overview of Lyon and its history. He is quite bright and was very creative in his approach. Thanks much!!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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