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3-Hour Guided Electric Bicycle Tour of Lyon with Optional Food Tasting
"The tour starts at Lyon Part Dieu business district where you meet outside the Lyon Part Dieu train station at the statue at the Charles Béraudier Place to collect your electric bicycle. The tour continues towards the Rhone river along cycle paths.You then go down the hill to the old town and take a food and wine break at Le Petit Glouton (optional) and after you can wander around the alleys before continuing your Lyon Bicycle experie Bartholdi Fountain
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3-Hour Guided Electric Bicycle Tour of Lyon with Optional Food Tasting
"The tour starts at Lyon Part Dieu business district where you meet outside the Lyon Part Dieu train station at the statue at the Charles Béraudier Place to collect your electric bicycle. The tour continues towards the Rhone river along cycle paths.You then go down the hill to the old town and take a food and wine break at Le Petit Glouton (optional) and after you can wander around the alleys before continuing your Lyon Bicycle experie Bartholdi Fountain
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2-Hour Guided Walking Sightseeing Tour of Lyon
"Meet your tour guide at the Bellecour square tourist information office to see the Basilique statue of King Louis XIV and Antoine St Exupery. Take a ride on the big wheel (not included). Walk along the pedestrianized shopping street to the place de la République square. Continue to the statue of Jacobins and then to the Soane river. Amble along and take the funicular/metro (not included) to visit the Croix Rousse. Take in the Big Rock and Painted Walls and absorb the atmosphere of the hidden alleys of the hill of the silk workers. Return to Bellecour Place.""""This 2 hour small group walking tour with a local English-speaking guide is a great way to visit Lyon in a day and take in the Lyonnais culture. Lyon The Best is the motto of this city. Start at the Bellecour Place and take a ride on the big wheel if you along the banks of the rivers immerse yourself in the old town atmosphere. Hop on the funicular
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Traboules - Passageways Tips (7)

Traboules and inner courtyards in Lyon (part one)

The traboules are small passages that actually connect two parallel streets.It's a unique feature in Lyon and no tour here is complete without it.The traboules hide behind the facades of the old Lyon...
sandrathebest
May 23, 2009

Les Traboules

The traboules are passageways that were integrated in the construction of buildings for the silk workers. They made it possible (and still do so today) to reach the Presqu'île peninsula in a straight...
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tweetycaro
Mar 23, 2004

Discover Lyon's "traboules"

The so-called "traboules" (the name comes from the latin word "transambulare" meaning "traversing"), hidden short-cuts between two streets in the hills, often a tiny, winding path leading through...
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Natrix
Mar 18, 2006

Traboules and inner courtyards in Lyon (part two)

The Hotel "Cour des loges" (in Saint Jean quarter) is a master piece of old and modern architecture, as the inner courtyard was roofed and became a lobby, and the old apartments became hotel rooms.(A...
sandrathebest
Jan 29, 2005

There Are Many Other Vieux Lyon Buildings To See

On the Place du Change are two fine buildings. One called the Loge du Change was created by Soufflet between 1747-50 with engaged columns on its upper floor where there also are Ionic capitals. It has...
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hquittner
Nov 22, 2010

Les Traboules

The Lyonnais verb 'trabouler', a corruption of the Latin 'trans-ambulare', means to move from one street to another, passing through several buildings by way of corridors and...
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Pierre_Rouss
Oct 20, 2002

Traboules-hunting in Vieux-Lyon and Croix-Rousse

No visit to Lyon would be complete without some traboules-hunting! That stated, a reader unfamiliar with Lyon should first find out what traboules are. The short answer is "passages through...
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Oct 02, 2016
 
 
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Things to Do Near Traboules - Passageways

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Rue Saint-Jean

Rue Saint-Jean is the main axis through Vieux Lyon, and it's always full to the brim with tourists. Some might say that it's too full and too touristy, but I loved its character. There are lots of...
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Vieux Lyon - Old Town

This show is a 1 hour fun-filled puppet show (in French). You've never been to Lyon if you've never seen Guignol there. Lyon is the birth place of Guignol, and its a must see for kids and adults...
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Basilica Notre Dame de Fourvière

I rarely give a tip a nondescript title, but in the case of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière the word "Wow!" is enough to describe it. While it looks pompous, but still rather harmless from the...
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Place des Terreaux

The heart of the Terreaux quarter, the Place des Terreaux is lined with cafes and bordered by several notable buildings, including City Hall, the Fine Arts Museum and the Opera House. The ground of...
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Fourvière Hill

Be warned: Fourvière Hill doesn't look too high, being located pretty much in the middle of Vieux Lyon. However, it always depends on how you get up. There are two possibilities: either you take the...
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Croix Rousse - Quartier

Take a hike up the steep streets and walkways lined with distinctly tall, colorful and red-roofed buildings. Or you can cheat and take the metro to the Croix Rousse station. Either way, you?ll be...
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Getting to Traboules - Passageways

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Vieux Lyon & Croix Rouge districts.

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  • Sunday 11:30 to 23:30
  • Monday 11:30 to 23:30
  • Tuesday 11:30 to 23:30
  • Wednesday 11:30 to 23:30
  • Thursday 11:30 to 23:30
  • Friday 11:30 to 23:30
  • Saturday 11:30 to 23:30

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