Historical site of Lyon – 3 days and 2 nights at hotel
Lyon is the third-largest city and second-largest metropolitan area of France.
Lyon’s old quarter, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is bursting with history. On your private walking tour, explore the traboules (covered passageways which were used by silk weavers and merchants to transport fabrics), the quaint cobbled streets, and visit the Museum of Puppetry. This tour can be tailored to your interests, so if you’ve a passion for say gastronomy, let your guide know.
The Rhône Valley is one of France’s most renowned wine regions and opting for a private tasting tour means you’ll enjoy a more personalized experience. On this tour from Lyon, enjoy wine tasting at local wineries in Côte-Rôtie, Saint-Joseph, and Condrieu, and sample a variety of regional wines including Syrah and Viognier
What is Lyon famous for?
Lyon is a major economic hub (centre). The city is recognised for its historical and architectural landmarks; as such, the districts of Old Lyon (pictures), the Fourvière hill, the Presqu'île and the slopes of the Croix-Rousse are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Lyon’s kitchen is located at the cross roads of two major currents of influences : the South of France (Provencal and Mediterranean), the North of France (Lorraine and Alsacian). Each kitchen brings its characteristics : use of butter and cream from the North, use vegetable and olive oil from the South.