Gourmet food tour in Lyon city center and Halles de Lyon

Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Food and Wine, Local Experience, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



Italian (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Food and wine tasting walking tour

Are you ready to embark on a gourmet adventure blending history, anecdotes and gastronomy?
Discover the city with Alex, guide specialized in food, and stop several times to taste local specialities in both Halles de Lyon Pal Bocuse (indoor Market) and in the city center.
You will sample a wide range of high quality local products, while admiring some of Lyon's key monuments, including the « Presqu'île » town centre, the Saint-Jean cathedral and secret passages known as « traboules ». You'll also learn more about Lyon's cuisine. Accompanied by passionate artisans, you'll enjoy a series of relaxed and convivial tastings of high quality products in the capital of french gastronomy

**This food tour is not suitable for people who are allergic to almond, who don't eat pork or don't drink alcohol. **


Walk in the central districts of Lyon : Bellecour, Vieux-Lyon, Mercière, Jacobins…
Duration : 4h / 2, 5 km

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Place Bellecour
or your hotel
Click here to see it on Google Maps.

End location: Place Bellecour

Duration: 4 hours

The duration of the tour and the type of tastings can sligthy vary depending on the day of the tour


This is a walking tour only
2,5 km in 4 hour

What’s Included

1 ride in taxi from your hotel to les Halles de Lyon indoor market (3 PAX maximum)
1 glass of red wine + 5 lyonnais pork « charcuteries »
1 glass of white wine + 4 different cheeses
1 ride in taxi from les Halles to the city center (3 pax maximum)
1 « Coussin de Lyon », chocolate (marzipan + curaçao)
1 slice of praline tart
5 unexpected candies (cristallized flowers)
1 glass of Champagne (group more than 3 pers)
+ 1 little gift per person to tell everyone Lyon is the best (foodie) place in France…

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 EUR - This tour is all inclusive (tastings + guide service), you won't pay anything during the tour, except if you wish to make personal expenses during the tour such as the chocolates or macarons we taste during the tour or other products seen in the shops we visit

What’s Extra

Your personal expenses during the tour


I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle but I can arrange for a separate car/coach/taxi and driver.

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