Delve into the very heart of the covered market to discover the best of local cuisine. This gourmet and cultural tour will reveal all the flavors of Lyon.
Our passionate guide awaits you in front of the Paul Bocuse covered market, “the belly of Lyon” as the lyonnaise like to call it. You will learn about the history of these famous “Mères Lyonnaises” who have shaped the city’s gastronomic reputation since the 19th century as well as current chefs, in particular the starred Michelin guide, which make the gastronomy of Lyon and France shine in the whole world. You will discover the origin of local products and appreciate the work of passionate local producers as well.
Throughout the wander, different stops will allow you to taste the best of the local specialties like did Mr Paul, the iconic and world-famous chef who gave its name to the market : the legendary quenelle, local sweets as the “coussin de Lyon” or the pink praline… But you can’t appreciate the lyonnaise gastronomy without tasting the famous charcuterie and cheeses paired with wines… The tastings can change according to the seasons, but each visit offers a gourmet pleasure guaranteed!
In this unique atmosphere, savor the most emblematic products of local and French gastronomy. This totally gourmet visit will awaken your senses and delight your taste buds!