Lyon historical district and world famous Traboules.


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes. If you come with your kids, we can change the tour into a story with a lot of adventures and suspense too !

Friendly: Yes.
The floor of the historical area is made with cobblestones but if you can deal with it, everything is fine ! (I have already been on several tours with people on wheelchairs).

Maximum travelers: 10



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

Discovert the essentials with a private guide

This 2hrs tour will take you to the "Old-Lyon", the historical district of the city. This area is famous for its "traboules" (hidden passageways) but also for being a UNESCO heritage site, and the 2nd largest renaissance urban area in Europe.

You will discover the secrets of the silk makers during the renaissance, hidden treasures of architecture, and so much more !

The private tour finishes with the discovery of the painted wall of the famous Lyonnais.


Cathedral Saint-Jean
Old town and famous "traboules" (hidden passageways)
Painted wall of the famous Lyonnais

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: In the middle of the Place Saint-Jean, in front of the Cathedral, next to the fountain.

End location: In front of the painted wall of the famous Lyonnais (rue de la martinière).

Duration: 2 hours


Walking tour.

What’s Included

2hrs walking tour of the Old Lyon. No entrance fees, no transportation needed.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 euro - Some average prices in Lyon
- Lunch (3 course meal + one drink) : from 30€
- Coffee : from 1,5€ to 3€
- Single metro or funicular ticket : 1,80
- Taxi ride from Part-dieu train station to the center (Place Bellecour) on a week day : around 15€

What’s Extra

Transportation to/from the tour is not included.
Lunch or Diner are not included but can be added !

A Recent Review of this tour

We had a tour today in Lyon with Clemense P and is was a 5 out of 5 !! She was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic and we learned quite a lot !! We recommend you give a raise in pay, THANK YOU from the Jami Gott group !! Merci
Jami Gott

Read More Reviews For This Tour

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Clémence P.

Web address (URL) of this page:

Tours by Clémence P.

See more of the tours offered by this guide.

Historical and gastronomic tour of Lyon

Unesco center, architecture, cheese and wine with a private guide !

247 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours

learn more

Les Halles Paul Bocuse food tour


The most famous market in the world !

308 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

2 hours 30 min.

learn more

Skyscrapers in Villeurbanne


Travel in time with this private tour off the beaten tracks

229 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

2 hours

learn more

Romantic tour of Lyon


Love stories, weddings and other scandals...

217 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours

learn more

Daybreak over le Vieux-Lyon


Will the Lyonnais of the renaissance invite you into their resplendent,...

205 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

2 hours

learn more

The complete gourmet tour of Lyon


Private tour of the UNESCO center + tastings !

332 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours 30 min.

learn more