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Emilie S.

Lyon, France

I have been living in Lyon since 2003, but I was born in the countryside in Beaujolais, 50 km from here.

I work today as a professional licensed tour guide. I am 36 years old.

Lyon has always been a part of my life: this is where my parents worked, where I studied 4 years History of art and Tourism and found my vocation. I passed my professional license in 2007 and today guiding is my main activity.

The city opened my eyes and my mind on a larger, more international world, and where everything is possible. The museums of Lyon, its rich history and heritage, but also the city itself with its treasure hidden under our feet, have inspired me humility and respect. The more I got acquainted with these places, the more I thought it would be the privileged theme of my studies.

As I was only a teenager, I had the opportunity to welcome groups from everywhere in the world during music festivals in my town. All of this gave me the idea to become a guide-interpreter.

I have the pleasure to receive, to share, to welcome. The happiness of people I meet during my guided tours gives me satisfaction in my work. I am personally convinced that this job works both ways : by guiding the others, I learn from others. And so my horizon widens as the visitors learn about the way of life here. As they leave Lyon, they take little souvenirs and good memories from our meeting and they let me with a light heart.

In our new world, where all the people are very high connected, very high informed and without any border, humans need more human relationships. A mobile will never replace either the magic of a meeting or the pleasure to share. That is also why I love traveling.

And I hope you too will feel this wonder, this emotion if you visit the region with me, the region which is, according to me, the most beautiful in the world!

A Recent Review of this guide

Emilie was a lovey tour guide. She was completely open to customizing our tour and it was perfect. I must have emailed with her 10 times and she was always prompt in replying and very helpful. We had all ages from 10-72 family and friends, different interests and fitness levels and she made it great for all. She did our tour in English and no problems understanding her. Her vocabulary and knowledge of the topics was extensive. We would highly recommend Emilie to anyone.
Kelly Battle

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Credentials

I studied history of arts in Lyon, i have a master in History of art, and a guide licence recognized in 2007.

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

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Tours by Emilie S.

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Renaissance district Lyon

The World Heritage you can't miss - Private walking tour

234 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours

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Lyon on the hill: the Roman history

Historical tour on Fourviere Hill - Tailor Made

273 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours

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The covered market Paul Bocuse in Lyon,,...

A tour which will tickle your tast buds ! Private tour

270 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

2 hours

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Lyon, a full day of gastronomy

The capital of fine cuisine, private tour

515 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

8 hours

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Lyon, a silky city

Traditional silk crafts - Private tour

294 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours

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A grand day out in Lyon

Feel the life in Lyon just like a local - Private tour

475 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

8 hours

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Beaujolais, Full day Wine tour

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A Grand day out in the green landscape of the vineyard - Private tour

1132 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

8 hours

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Beaujolais, Half day

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A romantic Getaway in the vineyard - Half day private tour

549 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

3 hours 30 min.

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Pérouges, a half day in the Middle-Ages

The true story of a charming French village - Private tour

536 USD per tour

(max 7 people)

3 hours

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Vienne, gallo-roman and medieval city

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A tailormade walking tour in a Jazzy town - Private tour

255 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours

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Côtes-Rôties, a prestigious and unic,...

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A breakaway in the Rhone Valley - Private tour

550 USD per tour

(max 7 people)

4 hours

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Beautiful Macon, poetic city

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Macon in Burgundy, Half day private tour

263 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours

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Wine tour in South Burgundy

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A break in an amazing wine area

363 USD per tour

(max 7 people)

3 hours

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Best Of Unesco area in Lyon Half Day

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All the Heritage you can't miss in the two-rivers city Lyon

322 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

4 hours

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Fine Arts Museum Private tour

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A journey in Art History in Lyon

302 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

2 hours

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