Set out on a journey through Lyon’s enchanting streets and hidden treasures with the Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour, where every corner holds a story waiting to be unveiled. As you traverse the city alongside a knowledgeable guide, be prepared to uncover not only the iconic landmarks but also the lesser-known gems that make Lyon truly unique.

The inclusion of the funicular promises a delightful twist to this adventure, offering a new perspective of the city’s charm. Join this small group tour and get ready to experience Lyon in a way that goes beyond the surface, revealing its intriguing past and vibrant present.

Key Points

Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour (Small Group) Including Funicular - Key Points

  • Discover Lyon’s hidden secrets through Traboules and colorful murals
  • Enjoy panoramic views and historical insights with a Funicular ride
  • Immerse in Lyon’s gastronomic culture at local markets and vibrant shops
  • Uncover the city’s enigmatic sites and stories with knowledgeable guides

Tour Details

Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour (Small Group) Including Funicular - Tour Details

Explore Lyon’s major landmarks and UNESCO World Heritage sites on foot during the Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour, which includes a ride on the Funicular. This small group tour ensures an intimate experience with a maximum of 10 attendees per tour.

Lasting for a duration of approximately 3 hours, you will explore Lyon’s history, gourmet traditions, and architectural wonders. Led by knowledgeable guides, visitors will wander through Vieux Lyon (Old Town) and ascend Fourvière Hill, soaking in the city’s rich culture.

The meeting point is at Bartholdi Fountain, Lyon, France, and the tour concludes at Vieux Lyon, Lyon, France. Operated by M&T Lyon Tours, this tour provides a comprehensive exploration of Lyon’s hidden gems.

What’s Included

Included in the Lyon Walking Guided Tour with Funicular are Funicular Meeting and Pickup services, allowing convenient transportation for participants. This small group experience ensures an intimate setting with a maximum of 10 travelers, providing a personalized touch to the tour.

Along With guided exploration, attendees can look forward to insider tips on Lyon’s major landmarks, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and gourmet traditions. The tour’s focus on local cuisine offers a unique opportunity to explore Lyon’s culinary delights.

Additional Info

Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour (Small Group) Including Funicular - Additional Info

For travelers’ convenience, a confirmation will be provided upon booking for the Lyon Walking Guided Tour with Funicular. When preparing for this tour, it’s essential to consider certain factors to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience:

  • Accessibility Options: The tour isn’t wheelchair accessible but is stroller accessible and near public transportation.

  • Weather Conditions: Good weather is required for the tour to proceed.

  • Local Cuisine: Learn about Lyon’s gourmet traditions and receive personalized recommendations for restaurants.

  • Historical Insights: Gain detailed insights into Lyon’s history and culture shared during the tour.

These elements contribute to making the Lyon Walking Guided Tour with Funicular a rich and immersive experience for all participants.


Travelers consistently praise the Lyon Walking Guided Tour with Funicular for its knowledgeable and engaging tour guide, Toni, who provides personalized recommendations and detailed insights into Lyon’s history and culture. Visitors highlight Toni‘s engaging commentary and appreciate the local cuisine recommendations shared during the tour, enhancing their overall experience. With a total of 554 reviews and a perfect 5-star rating, participants commend the tour for its informative nature and the opportunity to delve deeper into Lyon’s rich heritage. The small group setting allows for a more intimate and interactive exploration of the city, making it a top choice for those seeking a well-rounded tour experience.

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Amidst the bustling streets of Lyon, visitors on the Walking Guided Tour with Funicular are treated to a captivating journey through the city’s most remarkable highlights. Lyon’s charm unfolds through the following highlights:

  • Fourvière Basilica: Marvel at this stunning basilica offering panoramic views of Lyon.
  • Traboules: Explore the hidden passageways of Vieux Lyon, revealing the city’s secrets.
  • Presqu’île: Wander through this vibrant district filled with shops, cafes, and historical architecture.
  • Murals of Lyon: Discover the city’s colorful street art scene tucked away in unexpected corners.
  • Local Markets: Enjoy Lyon’s gastronomic culture by visiting bustling markets for fresh produce and local delicacies.

Embark on this tour to uncover hidden gems and insider tips, making your Lyon experience truly unforgettable.


Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour (Small Group) Including Funicular - Secrets

Unveil the hidden mysteries of Lyon as you journey through the city’s secrets on the Walking Guided Tour with Funicular. Lyon is brimming with hidden gems waiting to be discovered by eager explorers. This tour goes beyond the surface, revealing intriguing local stories that offer a deeper understanding of Lyon’s rich history and culture. From tucked-away historical sites to secret passages, you’ll uncover a side of Lyon that many visitors miss. The knowledgeable guide will share captivating tales that bring these hidden spots to life, making your experience truly unforgettable.

Hidden Gems Local Stories Enigmatic Sites
Traboules Silk Weavers’ Secrets Secret Trysting Places
Murals Resistance Legends Hidden Courtyards
Bouchons Canut Revolts Underground Passages

Funicular Experience

Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour (Small Group) Including Funicular - Funicular Experience

Embark on an exciting journey through Lyon’s landscape as you experience the Funicular, adding a unique and thrilling dimension to your guided tour of the city. The Funicular ride offers panoramic views of Lyon, providing a bird’s eye perspective of the city’s stunning architecture and scenic beauty.

  • Feel the thrill of ascending Fourvière Hill effortlessly
  • Enjoy breathtaking vistas of Lyon’s rivers, bridges, and historic landmarks
  • Learn about the history and significance of the Funicular in Lyon
  • Capture memorable photos of the cityscape from the Funicular’s vantage point
  • Enjoy the sights and sounds of Lyon from a different perspective


Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour (Small Group) Including Funicular - Directions

Navigating Lyon’s enchanting streets and landmarks during the walking guided tour with the Funicular is straightforward with clear directions from the meet-up point at Bartholdi Fountain to the end point in Vieux Lyon. Meeting logistics are hassle-free, as participants gather at the iconic fountain before setting off to explore the city’s treasures.

The tour culminates in Vieux Lyon, where visitors can enjoy the rich history and culture of the Old Town. Along the way, the guide may offer recommendations for local cuisine, allowing guests to savor Lyon’s gourmet traditions.

From start to finish, the route is carefully planned to ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience, making it easy for travelers to soak in the beauty of Lyon.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can Children Participate in the Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour?

Children over a certain age can usually participate in the walking tour. It’s family-friendly and suitable for most travelers. However, it’s best to check with the tour operator for specific age restrictions or guidelines before booking.

Is There a Dress Code Recommended for the Tour?

For the tour, comfortable attire is recommended. Dress in layers for changing weather. Respect cultural norms with modest clothing. Personal style is allowed, but consider walking comfort. Be prepared for good weather.

Are Restroom Facilities Readily Available Along the Tour Route?

Restroom breaks are available during the tour. While accessibility may vary, emergency options exist. Travelers should consider hygiene concerns and inquire about restroom facilities if needed. It’s advisable to plan accordingly for comfort.

Can Guests With Dietary Restrictions Be Accommodated During the Tour?

Guests with dietary restrictions can usually be accommodated on the tour. They should inform the tour operator of any food options or allergies in advance. Special requests can often be met with suitable accommodations during the experience.

Are Photography Opportunities Available During the Tour, and Are There Any Restrictions on Taking Photos at Certain Locations?

Photography opportunities abound during the tour, capturing Lyon’s beauty and history. While some locations may have restrictions, the guide will provide guidance. Enjoy snapping memorable moments of landmarks and UNESCO sites.


Experience the magic of Lyon with the Lyon Highlights & Secrets Walking Guided Tour.

With a knowledgeable guide, small group sizes, and a funicular ride included, this tour offers a unique and personalized way to explore the city’s highlights and hidden secrets.

Don’t miss out on this unforgettable journey through Lyon’s history, culture, and gastronomy.

Book your tour today and uncover the enchanting charm of this beautiful city.

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