This tour takes you into the heart of historic Lyon, hidden passageways and bustling food markets.
You and your friends and family will embark on a three-hour gastronomy tour around the World Capital of Gastronomy, that Lyon is.
Once our experienced food expert guide has met you in front of the tourist centre, on Bellecour Square, you will head to Old Lyon. In this vibrant Renaissance district, you will feel like you travelled to Italy. Whilst strolling in the picturesque streets bustling with life and history, you will be offered several traditional food samples from the colourful pink praline brioche, delicious local pastry, to the unique Coussin de Lyon (Lyonnaise Cushions). Your passionate guide will treat you to the best anecdotes, stories and recipes that made Lyon the foodies’ paradise that it is today.
After crossing the Saône River, you will then explore the Presqu’île district, discovering amazing monuments, statues, and fountains along the way. You will be offered to taste the iconic French macaroon made by a famous lyonnaise pastry chef.
Your will then head to the covered market of Le Grand Hôtel Dieu. In a convivial and fun atmosphere your guide will introduce you to a variety of delicious cured meats (charcuterie) and cheeses paired with the local wines.
Once our experienced guide concludes the tour, you will leave with a stomach full of traditional food, knowledge of the local culture and sightseeing tips.
This tour will connect you to the Lyon on a personal level - tasting and learning about the food that the Lyonnais themselves enjoy every week.