Lyon Resistance Private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

159322


Categories

City, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Turkish (basic), Spanish (advanced), French (fluent), English (advanced)

Why did Lyon receive the title of "Capital of Resistance" ?


In this tour you will dive back in the 40s, during the WW2.
Thank to images, maps, summary you will go on the tracks of Jean Moulin, Raymond, Lucie Aubrac and other resistants.
You will see the places they used to go to, the secret "traboules" (alleyways through the buildings)that they used as discreet ways and other which have a link with the dark side of the French History.

This tour takes place in Croix-Rousse district and in the peninsula.
If possible (depending on the days and the availibility of the place) we can also go to the place where Jean Moulin was arrested.

RESTRICTIONS : This tour doesn't include ths visit of the museum but it a realistic complement of it.

Itinerary

- Croix-Rousse square, Croix-Rousse streets and traboules.
- Streets around the City Hall, Opera
- Jean Moulin Memorial (if possible)
- Bellecour square with hotels and War Memorial

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We can meet in Croix-Rousse square or I can pick you up in your hotel if you prefer.

End location: Bellecour Square or Carnot square (depending on how quick we are going)

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

We can discover the Croix-Rousse hills walking.
Not to waste too much time, we'll use the metro to go to Bellecour square and also the bus to go to the Jean Moulin Memorial.

What’s Included

Other: - Local licensed guide
- Comments in english or spanish

Estimated Local Cash Needed

8 EUR - - Transportation Day pass (not compulsory but much better).
- If the Jean Moulin Memorial can receive us, the entrance fee is 2€ per person.

What’s Extra

Other: - Public transportation Day pass (5.50€)
- Entrance fee (2€)
- Water or coffee if you need

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your own car or offer you suggestions to rent a driver.

Private tour guide Mari R

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