A tour which will tickle your tast buds ! Private tour
The covered market in Lyon is the centre of French cuisine. About 60 shop keepers have been offering the best specialities of Lyon's region for decades. The upper class cooking is complemented by popular cuisine, which was once appreciated by the silk workers, and nowadays by many tourists. Lyon can pride itself on its art of living, being blessed geographically by its proximity to different farmers, varied products and a long history. Lyonnais culinary art uses its celebrity to the wealth and quality of the variable ingredients. It is the craft and creative imagination of men that raises cuisine to the rank of gastronomy.
We visit together the covered market of Lyon: cheese, daily cuts, delicatessen, cakes, foie gras, soups, spices, oilve oils. . . About 60 shop keepers offer you a taste of Lyon!
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At your hotel
End location: At the covered market in Lyon or in town at your hotel (according to your needs).
Duration: 2 hours
It is a walking tour in the covered market. We use the common transports (bus, metro).
Cultural walking tour in the covered market, and the tastings : saucissons, cheese, wine, bread, and desserts. Departure from your hotel. A day ticket for the common transports per person is included. Advices on the best restaurants of Lyon and on menus. To additional tasting, please let me know before what you want.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 euros - We will visit the covered market where a lot of good food souvenirs will tempt you!
all the tastings (quenelles, soups, wine, cheese, candies, cakes...) and souvenirs
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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this tour shows the food markets on the street along the river Saone with really all french fresh food products directly presented by the farmers of the near and the very special food halls presenting all French food products especially of high quality, from everywhere in France, farmer products but also fresh seafood meat and cheese from everywhere in France. Testing and eating is a must and a big pleasure. Our guide explained the specialities, so we learned much about the French eating.