Lyon

Lyon since 1935 has been considered the world capital of gastronomy, primarily due to the famous "Mères Lyonnaises" (Lyonnaise Mothers).

Many of the recipes around the city are unchanged from their humble beginnings and this tour is the opportunity to taste the traditional food and drink of Lyon.

Your virtual guide will support you to experience typical French Lyon gastronomy for a fraction of a normal guided tour cost. SAVE MORE THAN TOUR COST WITH OUR EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS.

By the end of the tour, you will have an understanding of the culture, cuisine and history of Lyons gastronomy.

A tour to experience the Lyonnaise Mothers traditions dishes.

Start mid morning, lunch time, mid afternoon or early evening. You decide !

Duration 3 - 3 ½ hours with 6 stops. 

01-Aug-24 - 31-Dec-24

€5.00

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01-Jan-25 - 30-Jun-25

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01-Jul-25 - 31-Dec-25

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01-Jan-26 - 30-Jun-26

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Itineraries

Lyon traditional food and drink tour route

  • From tour starting point at the protestant Temple of the Change you will start with some savoury food of the type that was served to the Canut (the silk workers of Lyon) giving energy and of course a glass of wine.
  • Then we will be exploring the old paved streets of the Vieux Lyon area, learning the secret of the Traboules, and we'll stop in one of the most exclusive sweet shops of the city to sample a delicious local pastry.
  • After crossing the Saône River, we'll then explore the Presqu'île district, discovering amazing monuments, statues, and fountains along the way.
  • You'll love the seasonal traditional hot dish at our next stop.
  • We'll discover our local cheeses as we stop at a historic monument.

Tour Notes

  • A complete food & drink experience to understand the history of Lyonnais cuisine.
  • Enjoy the most typical French Lyonnaise regional food & drinks in a single tasting experience.
  • Your virtual guide will ensure you have a typical Lyon gastronomy experience.

What is included\is not included

You pay for food and drink consumed at each stop
 
FOOD TASTING
  • Traditional Canut breakfast sampling
  • Freshly baked French pastries
  • Hot dishes of the day
  • Amazing French cheeses
  • A very Lyonnais' sweet
DRINKS SAMPLING
  • French red and white wine

All tastings of food or drinks are purchased by tour guests at their own expense during the tour.

Tour Starting Point - Starting from your AirBnb or Hotel

First stop in front of the Temple, Place du Change, 69005 Lyon