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Walking Tour of Vieux Lyon

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Stop At: Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, 70 rue Saint Jean, 69005 Lyon France

A quick visit to the cathedral and it's astronomical clock

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Traboules du Vieux Lyon, Croix-Rousse, Lyon France

We visit a few of the hidden passageway, the traboules, in Vieux Lyon

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Musee du Cinema et de la Miniature, 60 rue Saint Jean, 69005 Lyon France

We will have a look at some miniatures in the free hallway of the museum

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Traboule “Maison du Crible – Tour Rose”, 22 Rue du Bœuf, 69005 Lyon, France

We will have a look at the iconic piece of architectureof Vieux Lyon, La Tour Rose

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Maison Brochier Soieries, 16 rue du Boeuf, 69005 Lyon France

In this silk shop, we will see the live silkworms during the silk season and might even visit the model of the jacquard loom.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Passerelle du Palais de Justice, 69005 Lyon France

We will see the impressive courthouses of Lyon, where the trial of Klaus Barbie took place

Stop At: Theatre des Celestins, 4 rue Charles Dullin, 69002 Lyon France

We'll see the façade of the theatre and maybe descend into the modern artwork that is hidden underneath the square

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Rue de la Republique, Lyon France

This is the main shopping street of Lyon

Stop At: Grand Hotel Dieu, 1 Place de l Hopital, 69002 Lyon France

We will visit the Hôtel Dieu, the old hospital that has recently been transformed with a shopping center, luxury hotel and food court inside.

Duration: 10 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Place Saint-Jean, 69005 Lyon, France
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Return Details
Place de l'Hôpital, 69002 Lyon, France
  • Entry/Admission - Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste
  • Entry/Admission - Traboules du Vieux Lyon
  • Entry/Admission - Musee du Cinema et de la Miniature
  • Entry/Admission - Traboule “Maison du Crible – Tour Rose”
  • Entry/Admission - Maison Brochier Soieries
  • Entry/Admission - Theatre des Celestins
  • Entry/Admission - Grand Hotel Dieu
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 30 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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All reviews great tour free tour paul's tour guide paul two hours local culture great food recommendations greater appreciation old city interesting facts great city highly recommend this tour useful information speaks excellent english an excellent job great knowledge informative tour
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Reviewed yesterday

Paul is an ideal guide:he knows his material inside-out, and presents it in depth but with a light touch. The organisation of the tour was smooth, and we covered a lot of ground with no sense of being rushed. Paul's friendliness encouraged some of the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Reviewed yesterday

Paul gave a wonderful 2 hour walking tour of Lyon, mostly of the old city but included a bit of the Presquile as well. Covered a lot of the history, things to do and look for as well as excellent insight into all things available...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Barri W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a bonus this was to our stay in Lyon. The day we booked for the tour it was raining but Paul was very flexible and happy for us to change to the next day. The history and insight we gained about Lyon was wonderful...More

Thank aussietravellers53
Reviewed 4 days ago

Paul was informative and interesting. Just the right amount of information. Moved at a good pace so we were never bored or overloaded.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AdelaideUnited
Reviewed 4 days ago

Paul is a very good guide. Even with a light rain, the group was reasonably big. But that was no problem for him. We saw and heard a lot. He is very enthousiastic and gets across his knowledge and love for the city of Lyon....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank travellerfromholland
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17 August 2019|
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Response from joelgZ7790DI | Reviewed this property |
On Free Walking Tours, guides work for tips. I suggest $20 or Euros per person. On this occasion the Lyon guide was Dutch and did an exceptional job of explaining and showing us places we would have never found on our own.
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