Free Walking Tour Lyon

free walking tour lyon

Free walking tour Lyon 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

Meet your guide outside of the Vieux Lyon

Start times

11:00 hrs / 16:00 hrs

Duration

2 hours

Language

English

Price

Tip only basis

Important

We are currently looking for tour guides. If you are interested please contact us to the WhatsApp number +49 178 3100358

Free Walking Tour Lyon – Highlights

Explore Lyon’s city center with a local guide

Discover interesting historical facts about the city

Get amazing recommendations for restaurants and bars

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.

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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.

Frequent asked questions

What is the minimum number of participants for the Free Walking Tour in Lyon?

The minimum number of participants is 2 people.

What is the maximum number of participants this tour will host?

This tour will host a maximum of 15 participants.

Can this free tour be done for one single group?

If you want a tour for only your group, please request a quotation for a private tour.

Can my children participate in this walking tour?

Of course, in Free Tour Lyon everyone is welcome.

Do we see all the places listed in the itinerary?

The itinerary of this tour may change sometimes.

What should you bring?

Check the weather on the day of the tour to make sure you bring and umbrella in case is raining. Bring comfortable shoes, cash and a big smile 🙂

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