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Best Intro Tour of Lyon with a Local

3 (2)
Lyon, FR

Best Intro Tour of Lyon with a Local

3 (2)
Lyon, FR
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Join us on the Best Intro Tour of Lyon with a Local and immerse yourself in the enchanting and colourful city of Lyon. This private tour will take you off the beaten path to discover all of the local's favorite spots. Explore the rich history and culture of Lyon, once known as the center for textiles in France. You'll feel like you've stepped into another era as you stroll through the streets of old Lyon, visit striking squares, and experience the city's vibrant coffee culture. Your local guide will treat you like an old friend, sharing their insider knowledge and introducing you to the best spots for coffee or dinner. The tour concludes at Place des Terreaux, where you can continue to explore Lyon on your own. Don't miss out on this immersive and authentic experience!

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 2 hours
  • Suitable for 1-6 Participants
  • Small Group Tour, Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore off-the-beaten-path tracks in Lyon
  • Experience the local culture and spots
  • Feel like you're discovering Lyon with a friend
  • Stroll through the charming streets of old Lyon
  • Visit striking squares and landmarks in Lyon
  • A Local that wants to show you his city!
  • Personal expenses during the Experience
  • Food, drinks or snacks

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More about this experience


Explore the vibrant city of Lyon with a local guide who will take you on an unforgettable journey through its enchanting streets. Once the textile center of France, Lyon is rich in history and culture, and this tour will allow you to experience the city like a true local. Your knowledgeable guide will lead you to hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path locations, immersing you in the authentic charm of Lyon.

What to expect?

During this 2-hour tour, you can expect to discover Lyon's fascinating past as you explore its historic streets. Your tour will begin at the majestic La Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière, where you will meet your guide. From there, you will embark on a journey through time, strolling through the old Lyon and witnessing its architectural wonders and striking squares. You'll even have the chance to join the locals for a coffee break at Vieux Lyon, one of their favorite spots. The tour will conclude at the iconic Place des Terreaux, where you can continue exploring Lyon on your own.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for anyone who wants to discover Lyon from a local's perspective. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a culture lover, or simply someone who enjoys exploring new places, this experience is designed for you. It's a great opportunity to get to know the city's hidden gems, interact with locals, and gain a deeper understanding of Lyon's rich heritage.

Why book this?

This tour offers a unique opportunity to explore Lyon with a knowledgeable local guide who knows all the ins and outs of the city. They will not only share interesting facts and stories but also show you their favorite spots and hidden corners that only locals know about. By joining this tour, you'll get an authentic taste of Lyon's culture, history, and lifestyle. It's a chance to see the city through the eyes of a true insider, ensuring a memorable and immersive experience.

Good to know

During the tour, you'll have plenty of opportunities to take memorable photos and soak in the beauty of Lyon. Make sure to wear comfortable footwear as there will be some walking involved. It's also a good idea to bring some cash if you'd like to purchase any local souvenirs or treats along the way. Don't hesitate to ask your guide for recommendations on places to visit or local dishes to try during the rest of your stay in Lyon.


Travelers who have joined this tour have praised the expertise and friendliness of the local guides. They appreciated the insider knowledge and hidden gems they were able to discover during the tour. The overall experience was described as immersive and authentic, allowing them to truly connect with Lyon's history and culture. Many reviewers mentioned that this tour was a highlight of their trip to Lyon and highly recommended it to others looking for a unique and unforgettable experience.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

8 Pl. de Fourvière

(Pass by)

We will start our Experience from there.

Vieux Lyon

(Pass by)

This is probably the most beloved place to drink a coffee according to the locals!

9 Rue de l'Ancienne Préfecture

(Pass by)

We will also get to see some of the strikings squares in Lyon.

Place des Terreaux

(Pass by)

We will finish our Experience here and you can then continue on your own to discover the rest of Lyon.



3 (2)


Too much time spent on walking which takes up more than 70% if the them. Guide is friendly and helpful though.


We were shown the upper and lower churches of the Cathedral and several areas of the city however very little information without asking. He was very quiet throughout the tour.
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-25 13:34