Lyon city and gourmet private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

183858


Categories

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

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

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

Unique discovery & tastings with a private guide !


A tour for all the gourmets who also really wish to discover the french capital of gastronomy, its heritage and the life of the locals !

The first part of the tour is a stroll through the World Heritage Site : if you are curious to learn about the History of Lyon, but would like also to enter a few local shops to taste the specialties !

I will show you the famous "traboules" in the beautiful old town, we will cross an outdoor market (morning only). And we will finish the tour at the covered market for a real immersion into the gastronomy of Lyon with another tasting and the tour of the market !

The sight, smell and taste: your senses will be delighted !

Itinerary

Please note that this tour cannot be done on monday and sunday afternoon.

We will start on "place Bellecour", in the centre of Lyon. I'll Introduce you the city and its well-known gastronomy. We will start by visiting a chocolate shop.

Then we will go to the "old town", the Renaissance quarter : you will learn the history of the city, and see a part of its heritage.

After that we will cross the river and we will visit the lively outdoor market.

Then we'll catch a bus to go to "Les Halles Paul Bocuse" : the indoor market, nicknammed "the belly of Lyon". . . and enjoy several tastings in this beautiful place.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: On Bellecour square, in front of the tourist office.

End location: Covered Market "Les Halles Paul Bocuse", cours Lafayette.

Duration: 3 hours

Tour duration maximum is 3 hours.

Transportation

Walking and buy city bus.

What’s Included

The guided tour during 3 hours, the booking in advance for food tastings and the transportation in city bus.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 euro - You may be tempted by the following tastings :

Chocolate : From 2 € to 5 € per person

Cheese tasting : 8 € with a glass of wine and 4 cheeses ( booked for the tour)

Tarte à la Praline : 3 € per person

Quenelles : 2 € per person ( booked for the tour)

Charcuterie (pork specialities, booked for the tour ) : 4,5 euros per person

What’s Extra

You will have to pay a 2 € bus ticket to go to the market at the end of the tour.

Please take cash / credit card with you as you may be tempted by tastings not included in the price of the tour : chocolate, pastry, cheese...

A Recent Review of this tour

Thanks for a really interesting and informative tour. A knowledgeable pleasant and friendly guide certainly gave us a really enjoyable time in Lyon Thank you would highly recommend
Phill Wood

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