Lyon Free Walking Tour

Lyon free walking tour guides you through Lyon city in central France, known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and delicious cuisine. The city is home to many historic landmarks, including the Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière, a church that offers panoramic views of the city and its surroundings. Lyon is also known for its vibrant culinary scene, with many famous restaurants and food markets, such as the Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, showcasing the city’s delicious cuisine. The city is also a hub of arts and culture, with numerous theaters, opera houses, and museums showcasing the city’s rich heritage and cultural traditions. Whether it’s exploring the city’s rich history, admiring its stunning architecture, or sampling its delicious cuisine, Lyon is a city that has something to offer for everyone.

General information

Meeting point: Vieux Lyon

Start times: 11:00 hrs / 18:00 hrs

Duration: 2 hours

Language: English

Availability: Everyday

Price: Tip only basis

Important: Please remember to check your ticket after booking to ensure you don’t miss any updates from your guide.

Free Walking Tour Lyon – Itinerary

The tour begins in the historic district of Vieux Lyon, a UNESCO World Heritage site that is renowned for its narrow, winding streets and beautiful Renaissance architecture. Visitors can stroll through the streets and admire the stunning architecture, and visit the Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière, a stunning basilica that sits atop a hill overlooking the city. 

From Vieux Lyon, the tour continues to the Presqu’ile neighborhood, a lively neighborhood that is home to a wide range of shops, cafes, and restaurants. Visitors can explore the neighborhood, take in the vibrant atmosphere, and visit the Place Bellecour, a large square that is home to a statue of King Louis XIV. 

The tour then head to the Place des Terreaux, a beautiful square that is surrounded by stunning buildings, including the Hôtel de Ville and the Musée des Beaux-Arts. Visitors can admire the architecture, and visit the museum, which is home to a wide range of artworks by some of the city’s most famous artists. 

Finally, the tour concludes with a visit to the Parc de la Tête d’Or, a large park that is home to a wide range of attractions, including a lake, a zoo, and a botanical garden. Visitors can stroll through the park, take in the beautiful surroundings, and relax in the lush greenery.