On the tracks of the silkweavers in Lyon Croix-Rousse

Tour Number

Activity Level

351423


Categories

Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.
It includes a lot of stairs

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

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

Let's discover the hill where the "canuts "settled in the 19th century


We'll go from the top of the "hill that works" to the bottom (City Hall district) by using the same streets and stairs as those who made the fame of Lyon.

You'll discover the way they lived, the way they worked, the "traboules" (passageways) they used.

At the end of the tour, we'll go back in the 21st century by visiting a silk painting workshop if you are interested in it.

Itinerary

From Croix Rousse square we'll go to the city hall by using streets such as Pierres Plantées street, Colbert square, Say street, Leynaud street, Capucins street. . .

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Croix-Rousse square (you go out the metro station and you are on the square).
I'll wait for you by the statue which is in the middle of the square.

End location: At the City Hall or somewhere else if you wish.

Duration: 2 hours

We can also make it in 3 hours of you want me to pick you at your hotel or if you want to discover more.

Transportation

Walking tour

What’s Included

Other: - Service of a licensed French guide
- Comments in English or Spanish

What’s Extra

Other: Metro ticket if you want to take it

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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