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  1. Lyon: Guided Sightseeing Cruise | GetYourGuide
  2. Lyon: Guided Sightseeing Cruise | GetYourGuide

    You may take a river tour through Lyon to learn more about the city's 2,000-year-old history and experience its remarkable mix of antique and modern attractions.

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  3. Lyon City Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus Tour | GetYourGuide
  4. Lyon City Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus Tour | GetYourGuide

    Choose a 1-day or 2-day ticket for this Lyon hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus trip and experience the city’s attractions and monuments. With 12 stations for the Green Line and 7 stops for the Blue Line to select from, you’ll be able to thoroughly enjoy the sights of Lyon from an open-top double-decker bus.

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  5. Lyon: Guided Segway Tour of Fourviere Hill | GetYourGuide
  6. Lyon: Guided Segway Tour of Fourviere Hill | GetYourGuide

    Take time to enjoy beautiful panoramic views over the city and its surrounds. And if the weather is clement, you could even see the Mont Blanc. Before travelling back to the Old Town, stop by the Roman Theaters, where the city of Lyon was established and called Lugdunum.

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  7. Lyon: Aquarium Entrance Ticket | GetYourGuide
  8. Lyon: Aquarium Entrance Ticket | GetYourGuide

    The Lyon Aquarium features more than 300 types of aquatic life from throughout the world. A sampling of the exhibits is as follows:

    • La Confluence: European freshwater fish from temperate waters.
    • Tropical species from the Americas, Asia, and Africa can be found in La Balade Tropicale.
    • Colorful reefs with moray eels and clownfish populate the world's reefs.
    • The Port Jackson shark, as well as the octopus, are among the ocean's strangest inhabitants, as are dangerous and unusual fish.
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  9. Lyon City Pass: Public Transport & More Than 40 Attractions | GetYourGuide
  10. Lyon City Pass: Public Transport & More Than 40 Attractions | GetYourGuide

    Lyon, France's second largest city, is at your fingertips with the Lyon City Card! It's essential to save both time and money while exploring the city's hidden nooks and world-class museums.


    With your Lyon City Card, you can visit 23 museums for free and take advantage of 48 activities and 25 discounts that encompass Lyon's cultural offers. Public transportation in Lyon, as well as bike tours, visits to the Fine Art Museum, and river cruises, are all included in your stay. Enjoy yourselves!

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  11. Lyon: Musée des Confluences Entrance Ticket | GetYourGuide
  12. Lyon: Musée des Confluences Entrance Ticket | GetYourGuide

    Pre-book your entry ticket to the Musée des Confluence to discover the stunning architecture and fascinating exhibits of this cutting-edge museum. Experience the world of the natural and the human at Lyon's centerpiece waterfront attraction.

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  13. Lyon 2.5-Hour Dinner Cruise | GetYourGuide
  14. Lyon 2.5-Hour Dinner Cruise | GetYourGuide

    Take a break from the downtown streets and board the Hermès dinner boat for a 2.5-hour tour. Enjoy a three-course gourmet meal while seeing Lyon's beautiful scenery and listening to an educational talk.

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  15. Lyon Customized Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide | GetYourGuide
  16. Lyon Customized Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide | GetYourGuide

    Explore Lyon with a friendly local who is passionate about the city and happy to provide all the information that will help you make the most of your trip. See Lyon through the eyes of a local guide on a 2–6-hour private tour.

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  17. Vieux Lyon 4-Hour Food Tasting Tour | GetYourGuide
  18. Vieux Lyon 4-Hour Food Tasting Tour | GetYourGuide

    Discover the best of Vieux Lyon, the city's oldest quarter, on a four-hour gastronomic tour led by a local expert. Discover how silk merchants and weavers used secret traboules (passageways) in the past.

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  19. Lyon: 1-Hour City Tram Audio-Guided Tour | GetYourGuide
  20. Lyon: 1-Hour City Tram Audio-Guided Tour | GetYourGuide

    The Croix-Rousse city tram will take you through Lyon's most unusual neighborhood on its route. During this one-hour tour, you'll see the neighborhood from a new perspective.


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  21. Golden Stones Beaujolais Wine Tasting Trip from Lyon | GetYourGuide
  22. Golden Stones Beaujolais Wine Tasting Trip from Lyon | GetYourGuide

    Indulge in a half-day excursion to Lyon's famous wine country, Southern Beaujolais, in a small group. For those who aren't familiar with Beaujolais Nouveau, the region has a number of beautiful villages made of gold-colored stone.

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  23. Lyon: 2-Hour Electric Bike Tour with a Local Guide | GetYourGuide
  24. Lyon: 2-Hour Electric Bike Tour with a Local Guide | GetYourGuide

    This tour will allow you to discover the city in about 2 hours. See the highlights of Lyon, such as the Saône River, the Banks of the Rhône, Bellecour Square, the Park of the Golden Head (Parc de la tête d'or) and many other fascinating sites. Join your small group and guide near the Palais de Justice in central Lyon to begin your morning or afternoon trip. Get outfitted with an electric bike—suited for comfortable, smooth riding, allowing you to pedal, cruise, or a combination of both—and set out around the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city.

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  25. Half-Day Beaujolais Wine Tour from Lyon | GetYourGuide
  26. Half-Day Beaujolais Wine Tour from Lyon | GetYourGuide

    Spend a gorgeous morning and discover the northern region of Beaujolais, noted for its crus. On a wonderful wine tour with beautiful scenery, your shared or private guide will take you to this famous area.

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  27. Lyon 2.5-Hour Lunch Cruise | GetYourGuide
  28. Lyon 2.5-Hour Lunch Cruise | GetYourGuide

    Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a 2.5-hour sail on the Hermès dinner boat. Take in Lyon's stunning scenery and fascinating discussion while enjoying a three-course gourmet meal.

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  29. Lyon: Day or Night Pedicab Tour | GetYourGuide
  30. Lyon: Day or Night Pedicab Tour | GetYourGuide

    Lyon is a historically rich city, and its streets, churches, and traboules will lead you to the exquisite Old Lyon quarter (passageways). There will be many fascinating facts and stories shared by your guide.

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  31. 2-Hour Highlights of Lyon Segway Tour | GetYourGuide
  32. 2-Hour Highlights of Lyon Segway Tour | GetYourGuide

    See the sights of one of France’s most beautiful cities on this 2-hour tour. Begin by cycling along the Rhône River embankment, a fantastic place for bikers and pedestrians. From here you will enjoy stunning panoramas of the Peninsula. Your guide will educate you about Lyon's history, take photos of you on your Segway, and suggest things to see and do later in the day. Ride through the beautiful Tête d'Or Park and its 114 hectares by the Cité Internationale, constructed by Renzo Piano. Enjoy this lovely park, the biggest in the city, where you will see gardens and the zoo.

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  33. 1-Hour Essential Lyon Segway Tour | GetYourGuide
  34. 1-Hour Essential Lyon Segway Tour | GetYourGuide

    A 1-hour tour of one of the most beautiful cities in France. The Rhône River embankment, a magnificent place for both pedestrians and cyclists, is a four-kilometer long length of land that is dotted with attractive gardens.

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  35. Lyon: 3-Hour Food Tour with a Local Guide | GetYourGuide
  36. Lyon: 3-Hour Food Tour with a Local Guide | GetYourGuide

    Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site from the perspective of a gourmet, combining cultural exploration with a taste of the local cuisine. Meet local food producers as you stroll through the historic lanes of Lyonnaise with a guide.

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  37. Lyon City Card with Airport Transfer | GetYourGuide
  38. Lyon City Card with Airport Transfer | GetYourGuide

    Get a taxi from the airport to Lyon and use Lyon's public transportation for the duration of your stay. More than 38 activities, including river cruises and guided tours of the old town and Croix Rousse districts, are available free of charge at 23 museums. In addition, you'll get access to VIP shopping and over a dozen savings on events and entertainment.

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  39. Lyon: 3-Hour Guided E-Bike Tour with a Tasting Break | GetYourGuide
  40. Lyon: 3-Hour Guided E-Bike Tour with a Tasting Break | GetYourGuide

    Try some of the city's best cuisine in the heart of Old Town! You'll ride an e-bike through Lyon's best sights on a three-hour tour. Riding a bike along the Rhône's banks, you can get a glimpse of Saône River Park, the Golden Head Park, and many other hidden gems in Old Lyon (Vieux Lyon).

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  41. Northern Rhône Valley Day Tour with Wine Tasting from Lyon
  42. Northern Rhône Valley Day Tour with Wine Tasting from Lyon

    It's no secret that Cotes du Rhone, which is located in France's Rhône Valley, is known for its full-bodied red wines. Visit two small vineyards in the Hermitage and Cotes-du-Rhône regions for a private tasting, meet the winemakers, and taste a wide range of Côtes-du-Rhône wines.

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  43. Lyon Old Town Half-Day Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties Tasting & Lunch
  44. Lyon Old Town Half-Day Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties Tasting & Lunch

    Explore Lyon's old town on this half-day gastronomy tour. Take advantage of your guide's insider knowledge instead of wasting time hunting for the greatest local cuisine. Learn about Lyon's thriving cuisine scene by meeting local producers. Because your guide will be translating for you throughout the day, you won't have to be concerned about getting lost in the language barrier.

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  45. Rhône Valley Wine Tasting Private Day Tour from Lyon
  46. Rhône Valley Wine Tasting Private Day Tour from Lyon

    To get the most out of a private tasting trip in France's Rhône Valley, you'll need to book ahead of time. This tour from Lyon takes you to the Côte-Rôtie, Saint-Joseph, and Condrieu wine regions, where you can taste wines like Syrah and Viognier for a full day.

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  47. Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour (small group) including Funicular
  48. Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour (small group) including Funicular

    Tour the city's most notable landmarks and UNESCO World Heritage sites on this small-group walking tour of the city's most notable landmarks. Meet your tour guide by the Bartholdi Fountain in the late afternoon and head out on foot. Learn about Lyon's history and culinary traditions, meander around Vieux Lyon (the city's Old Town), take a funicular ride up Fourvière Hill, and more.

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  49. Northern Rhône Valley Wine Half Day Tour from Lyon
  50. Northern Rhône Valley Wine Half Day Tour from Lyon

    On this half-day, wine-lovers' excursion from Lyon, you’ll follow the trail of Syrah and Viognier grapes across France’s northern Rhône wine region. Travel in a luxury, WIFI-equipped minivan to the famed wines’ original terroir. Visit the wine cellar of a beautiful local estate in the Rhône Valley, take a walk through the vineyards of the village of Ampuis, and stop by an exclusive winery in the Condrieu.

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  51. Lyon Old Town Walking Guided Food Tour
  52. Lyon Old Town Walking Guided Food Tour

    On this afternoon's culinary tour, you'll have the opportunity to meet and interact with local artists while also sampling their delicacies. As you stroll around Lyon's UNESCO-listed Old Town, you'll be able to sample more than ten traditional delicacies at four different locations. Food options include wine, beer, brioche, chocolates, ice cream, and cold meats.

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  53. Private Arrival from Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) to Lyon City Center
  54. Private Arrival from Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) to Lyon City Center

    By booking with us, you will get:

    • Vehicles seating up to six people

    • 1 standard luggage per traveller-158 cm, 62 inches (height + width + long)

    • Fixed price with no hidden costs

    • Certified local experts

    • Customer service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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  55. Lyon Old Town Five Tasting Stops Walking Food Tour with Lunch
  56. Lyon Old Town Five Tasting Stops Walking Food Tour with Lunch

    Our gastronomy tour will give you a taste of Lyon's rich culinary history and make you feel like a true Lyonese as you wander the streets and sample the city's delicacies with the help of a local guide.

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  57. Golden stones Beaujolais Wine Tour with Tastings from Lyon
  58. Golden stones Beaujolais Wine Tour with Tastings from Lyon

    Take a departure from Lyon, and make your way to the lovely southern section of the wine-producing Beaujolais region. First, journey into the heart of a vineyard and enjoy three wines and a pastry. Then, stop by the village of Omingt, which was built in the 1200s, to see its medieval monuments. Finish your trip with some more tastings at a winemaker's estate.

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  59. Lyon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Audio Commentary
  60. Lyon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Audio Commentary

    This is an excellent introduction to France’s history-filled capital. This hop-on, hop-off tour of Lyon features stops at various landmarks. Enrich your stay with audio commentary in different languages as you listen to anecdotes about the city, its people, and its legacy. Your pass is valid for the whole day, so you may get down—and back on—as many times as you’d like.

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  61. Lyon Like a Local Customized Private Guided Tour
  62. Lyon Like a Local Customized Private Guided Tour

    If you'd prefer to be shown around by a buddy rather than a professional guide, this is the tour for you. Every aspect of your trip, from the pre-tour phone consultation to the actual walking tour, is entirely customized for you. It's a customized alternative to an off-the-shelf schedule, whether you're looking for neighborhood life or Lyon's most authentic flavors.

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  63. Lyon Small-Group Guided Electric Bike Tour with a Local Guide
  64. Lyon Small-Group Guided Electric Bike Tour with a Local Guide

    On this guided tour, you'll ride an electric bike around Lyon's UNESCO-listed historic center for two hours. Pedal through the green Tête D'Or Park, the Rhône and Saône riverbanks, and the brilliant Croix Rousse tunnel, complete with its own music and light show. Discover hidden gems like Lyon Cathedral and the busy Bellecour Square on your journey through the city.

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  65. Private Gourmet Tour : Halles Paul Bocuse Covered Market
  66. Private Gourmet Tour : Halles Paul Bocuse Covered Market

    Tour the ancient covered market. With a private guide, discover the Halles of Lyon Paul Bocuse, one of the world's most famous food markets. Look behind the scenes at some of the best local food and beverage producers in the area. From pralines and macaroons to cheeses, dumplings, and cured meats, there is something for everyone. Visitors with a penchant for fine cuisine and a desire to sample the local fare will enjoy this excursion.

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  67. Beaujolais gourmet wine tour Small-Group Tour with Tasting from Lyon
  68. Beaujolais gourmet wine tour Small-Group Tour with Tasting from Lyon

    You'll get a more personalized experience if you go on a small-group tasting tour. On this half-day excursion from Lyon, you'll discover the gorgeous Beaujolais vineyards, have a wine tasting at Chateau de Pizay, and learn the secrets of French winemaking on a winery tour.

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  69. Northern Rhône Valley Cheese & Wine Tasting Half Day Tour from Lyon
  70. Northern Rhône Valley Cheese & Wine Tasting Half Day Tour from Lyon

    Immerse yourself in French culture on a four-hour small-group tour of Rhone Valley cheese and winemakers. Visit an actual French farm where you meet local cheese producers and pick up some Rigotte de Condrieu—a gently flavored goat’s cheese—to try along with your wines. Next, travel to the Northern Rhone Valley and drink some of the most loved wines from the region at a lovely vineyard. Avoid the headaches of driving and navigating and have a truly French experience on this tour.

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  71. Lyon Electric Bike Tour including Food Tasting with a Local Guide
  72. Lyon Electric Bike Tour including Food Tasting with a Local Guide

    A Lyon electric bike tour is a convenient way to see Lyon while sampling some of what makes the city France's foodie capital. While cycling around Lyon's gorgeous Rhône River, stop at a restaurant to sample regional specialties such as artisanal cheeses and meats prepared in the region. In order to see Lyon from the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, you'll need to upgrade to the 4-hour trip, which includes a stop there. There are a maximum of 10 people per tour group, which allows your guide to provide more individualized service.

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  73. 1 or 2-Hour Pedicab tour of Lyon
  74. 1 or 2-Hour Pedicab tour of Lyon

    Visit the streets of old Lyon by bicycle taxi and enjoy the historical monuments that abound. A delightful alternative to being caged up in a bus, the bike taxi offers an unrestricted perspective and an eco-friendly solution. Book a bike taxi for two adults and a kid under six, and if you want a longer tour, upgrade to include the Presqu'île and the banks of the Rhône River.

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What are guided tours?

Guided tours are often all-inclusive group travel experiences guided by a local travel guide and following a predetermined schedule centered on a particular tourist attraction or local activity. Numerous sightseeing guided tours, skip-the-line tickets to major tourist destinations, group day/night trips, food/wine tastings, and even airport transfers are available.

Should I use guided tours on my vacations?

Explore and experience your destination like a local.

See everything! The best way to get the most out of your trip is to get personalized advice before and during your trip. Experience your travel destination as if you were a local. Then, find all the hidden gems!

Avoid scams and pay better prices

Avoid con artists on your vacation! To take advantage of travelers, many local travel agents and brokers in other countries charge exorbitant charges. Make your reservations for guided tours as soon as possible!

I have a tight budget, can I still buy a guided tour?

With so many guided tours to choose from, you’re likely to find one that fits your budget.

Save time, and Get the most out of your trip.

Don’t let your vacation time go wasted! Standing in line isn’t the place to make memories. If you plan early, you may avoid long queues at some of the world’s most popular sites.

When you have a tour plan, you know exactly what you’re going to do each day, so you don’t have to worry about any disappointment.

Check reviews before buying a guided tour

Overwhelmed with options and unsure about which guided tour to select? Determine which activities are most suited for you by checking out other user reviews

No risk to you. Free cancellation

For the majority of guided tours, you can change your mind and cancel your ticket without incurring any fees up to 24 hours before the activity’s start date. This is really beneficial if your travel plans change at the last minute.

Meet people all over the world, make new friends on your next vacation

Your guided tours are a great way to meet new people from all over the world.

Types of guided tours available for your vacation

Depending upon the city you are traveling to, there are just about any guide trips and activities for everyone. There are outdoor guided tours, water activities, Nature routes, Music celebrations, Local food tours, Workshops and Classes, Arts Performances, Hidden Gems expedition, beer or red wine drinking and tasting trips, exclusive TV & Movies trips, romantic couple trips, children’ activities, trips to Parks and Gardens, Island expedition trips, visits famous landmarks, Museum guided trips and tickets, Airport transfer services, Memorials for you to check out to under the local culture and history, go up Towers & seeing platforms to get a birds-eye view of the landscape, shopping trips, theaters and auditorium, visit ports and harbors, sightseeing cruise, bikes for leasing, helicopter flights, ferry tickets, Jeep and SUV for rental, luxury yacht services and sailboat leasing.