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Free tour - "WALK AROUND LYON"

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on June 13, 2023

Passionate about travel and history... With four years of living in the city of Lyon, our passion for travel and history has gone beyond mere intellectual interest. It is a passion that drives us to share knowledge and arouse that same fascination in others, through our tours and talks. We will try to convey to you the passion for history, which is much more than a set of dates and facts. For us; it is a window to the past, a journey that allows us to immerse ourselves in different eras and cultures, exploring their triumphs and challenges as well as their achievements and failures. The focus of our experience will be that each place we visit takes you on a journey through time. With each step, you are immersed in the ancient civilizations that once flourished in these lands, admiring their imposing architecture and discovering the mysteries that surround their creation. We have had the privilege of conducting tours in multiple and fascinating destinations in France, Mexico and the Caribbean. From medieval cities like Pérouges or Avignon in France with their medieval architecture and imposing walls that surround them, to the majestic pyramids of Teotihuacán or archaeological sites in Mexico City or the impressive Mayan pyramids of Chichén Itzá, Tulum or Mitla and Monte Albán in Oaxaca , to the paradisiacal pirate destinations of the Caribbean in Curaçao, Aruba or St. Maarten. Our focus is that you enjoy your trip to the fullest...

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Welcome to the charms of Lyon, a place full of history, beauty and glamour. Let us guide you through its cobbled streets as we discover together the best-kept secrets of this historic gem.

 Our tours offer a unique experience, combining the cultural and architectural richness of Lyon with captivating tales that will transport you to bygone eras and the glamor of the gourmet capital of France. As passionate local guides, our goal is to immerse you in the authentic atmosphere of the city and show you hidden corners that only locals know about.

 We will start by exploring the famous Vieux Lyon; the historic heart of the city. Here, you'll marvel at the Renaissance architecture of its buildings, wander through its narrow traboules, secret passages through the inner courtyards, and discover the treasures of St-Jean Cathedral, an impressive Gothic gem.

 As we go along, I'll tell you fascinating stories about daily life in Lyon throughout the centuries, from Roman times to the Middle Ages and beyond. You will immerse yourself in local legends, meet the historical figures who left their mark on the city, and learn about the evolution of its culture and traditions.

 Come join us on this fascinating journey through Lyon. Let us show you the city from a local perspective and discover together the hidden treasures of this enchanting corner of France.

 Book your tour today and get ready for an unforgettable experience!

 * We have a personalized audio system so that each participant can fully enjoy the narration during the tour.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    8 Pl. Saint-Jean, 69005 Lyon, France
    8 Pl. Saint-Jean, 69005 Lyon, France
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    We'll meet at the CENTRAL DOOR of the Saint Jean CATHEDRAL at 11:00 located half a block from the Vieux Lyon metro station. Note: Do not confuse it with the Basilica. Greetings.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Catedral de Lyon
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Plaza San Juan
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Maison Des Avocats
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Museo del Cine y de la Miniatura
  • 5
    Outside visit
    La Longue Traboule
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Tour rose
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Le Laurencin
  • 8
    Outside visit
    L'horloge Charvet
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Place du Change
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Hôtel de Bullioud
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Église Saint-Paul - Chapelle Sainte Marguerite
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Fresque des Lyonnais
  • 13
    Outside visit
    Place des Terreaux
  • 14
    Outside visit
    fontaine bartholdi
  • 15
    Outside visit
    Museo de Bellas Artes de Lyon
  • 16
    Outside visit
    Hôtel de Ville de Lyon

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Lysbeth 25 May 2024
Oviedo

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Travelled in group - May 2024
El tour con Lilian fue completo, ameno y muy informativo.
Magdalena 13 May 2024
Karlsruhe

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Die Tour war sehr informative und gut. Nur als Vorschlag und kleine Verbesserung: uns wäre es lieber, wenn die Tour um 10 Uhr anstatt 11 Uhr starten würde, da als wir um 13:35 Uhr mit sightseeing beendet haben, waren fast alle Restaurants zu. Viele davon schliessen schon um 14 Uhr, also war keine Zeit mehr übrig ein Restaurant zu besuchen, die uns ausgerechnet angetan hätte...
Mariana 12 May 2024
Bern

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Travelled in family - May 2024
Excelente tour! Lo disfrutamos mucho!
Manuela 02 May 2024
Sabaneta

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Me ha encantado el recorrido he aprendido bastante y me ha fascinado toda la arquitectura Mi guia fue espectacular nos enseñó bastante de la historia y es muy servicial
elena beatriz 29 Apr 2024
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Excelente recorrido,con mucha información.Muy recomendable
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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