Guided tour “Old Lyon town”

Guided tour of Old Lyon town

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Your guided tour of Old Lyon district

Private tour and for groups of all sizes

Alexandre, Maud, Mégane, Adam, Claude or one of the other Lyon Visite guides will introduce you to the many “traboules” of Old Lyon district and their secrets, its ocher courtyards from the Renaissance period. They will tell you the story of this district preserved since the sixteenth century through its facades, its gargoyles, its passages. They will take you through its cobbled streets with their unspoilt and very romantic charm.

Old Lyon city in details

The visit will take you to the Saint-Jean and Saint-Paul districts, in particular via thses streets: rue Saint-Jean, rue du Boeuf and rue Juiverie. You will pass through several very beautiful “traboules”.

Renaissance tower "tour rose" at the Maison du Crible, in Juiverie street
Famous Renaissance tower “Tour Rose” at the Maison du Crible, in Juiverie street

If you can make your tour in the morning, you will have privileged access to some. You will discover the main architectural gems including the Philibert Delorme gallery, the Chamarier house and the Lawyers house.

Who are your guides?

They are all qualified professional guides, with a “guide-speaker” diploma.

Insurance : they have taken out professional insurance.

Alexandre leads a guided tour of Lyon, in Croix-Rousse district