Experience Lyon like a local! Take an unforgettable journey through the heart of France. Discover the city's amazing cuisine, explore the vibrant culture of this beautiful city, and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Rhône River. Withlocals will show you the best of Lyon and its wonderful culture, from the bustling markets to its breathtaking architecture.
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"We had a great time with Elisabetta and learned so much about Lyon’s history. We explored the old town and many nice spots we wouldn’t have found ourselves. We had our 2 children with us and she made the tour enjoyable for them with illustrated historical cards without it taking away at all from our experience. We loved the cards too. She gave us many recommendations after the tour for a variety of good places to eat, drink, etc. Happy we booked with Elisabetta. "OliviaAbout local ElisabettaLyon, September 1, 2023
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"We had a great time with camila and her friend. She was knowledgeable and so charming. "JoanAbout local Marie & FriendsLyon, April 4, 2023
Elisabetta's Unique Lyon Tour Experience
"If you're looking for a unique experience and perspective of Lyon, then I highly recommend a tour with Elisabetta. She went out of her way to show me the gems of Lyon and catered the tour to my wishes. She is highly knowledgeable about the history of Lyon and its culture. It was a wonderful experience that I will remember for a long time."DerekAbout local ElisabettaLyon, January 11, 2024
Knowledgeable, precise and attentive.
"We loved our tour with Mina, we had a great time and saw unique sights and learned fun facts and history. Great attention to detail. She was easy to make plans with and we got along great, she had a pleasant and uplifting mood. It was a memorable tour, and she tailored it to our interests, was quick on her feet, fun, and accommodating. We highly recommend a tour with Mina "HåvardAbout local Mina-LouiseLyon, October 9, 2023
Lyon food tour
"We loved our tour with Caroline. Not only were all the things we tasted delicious but we learned a lot about the history and culture of Lyon thanks to Caroline’s impressive knowledge. We would not hesitate to recommend this to others."IanAbout local CarolineLyon, August 15, 2023
Fantastic Lyon Tour with Elisabetta
"We had an excellent tour with Elisabetta. I had notified her only the day before that we had already had 2 walking tours of Lyon and asked if she could modify our itinerary to reduce duplication. In spite of the short notice, she brought a list of suggestions and we selected new experiences, though to be fair we did walk past some previously seen monuments which she told us new information about! Elisabetta was very relaxed, pleasant and knowledgeable. Even though we had some slower members of our party, she did not rush the experience and even spent extra time with us to make sure we had a good experience without any mention of money or tip! Needless to say we tipped extra. Highly recommend this tour with Elisabetta. I believe she also has a food tour and if its as good as the confection shop she showed us on our tour, I'm sure that would be memorable!"OjasAbout local ElisabettaLyon, May 9, 2023
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"Explore the Enchanting City of Lyon: The Jewel of France!"
Welcome to Lyon, France, the second-largest city in the country and one of the most beautiful cities in Europe! Situated between the Rhône and the Saône rivers, Lyon is known for its rich culture, vibrant atmosphere, and its delicious cuisine. Lyon is a city of contrasts, blending its long history with a modern atmosphere. From the ancient Roman Amphitheatre and the Renaissance-style buildings of the city’s Vieux Lyon district, to the chic bars and restaurants of the Presqu’île district, Lyon has something for everyone. The city is known for its delicious gastronomy, and you’ll find world-renowned restaurants, bistros, and cafes throughout the city. The city’s many markets and food halls are great places to sample local delicacies, including the famous Lyonnaise sausages, quenelles, and the delicious praline chocolates of the region. Lyon is also home to some of France’s best museums and galleries, including the Musée des Beaux-Arts and the Musée des Confluences. For those looking to explore the city’s history, there are also several fascinating sites to visit, such as the ruins of the Roman amphitheatre and the medieval district of Vieux Lyon. Discover Lyon with Withlocals and explore the city in a way that only a local can show you. Our knowledgeable guides will take you off the beaten track and introduce you to the best spots in the city. Our tours are designed to give you an authentic and memorable experience, so you can get a real taste of Lyon.
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