Guided tour

Lyon: Food Walking Tour with a Local Guide

4.7 / 5

64 reviews

Activity provider: Lyon Original Tours

Lyon: Food Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Activity provider: Lyon Original Tours

From US$ 75.59 per person

Discover Vieux Lyon through a gourmet way, a UNESCO district, known for its medieval streets, and passageways called traboules. Listen to anecdotes about the must-see places from your passionate guide

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
French, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about local history and culture from a passionate local guide
  • Explore the culture and gourmet legacy of Lyon
  • Meet local food artisans
  • Visit famous passageways called traboules
  • Live a genuine experience with locals
Full description

Explore this UNESCO World Heritage district from a gourmet perspective, combining cultural discovery and local flavors. Wander through the traditional Lyonnaise passageways with a guide and meet local food producers. This food tour includes 5 tasting breaks, showcasing the culinary classics of Lyon. Taste local emblematic products, an assortment of local cold cuts with red wine, artisanal regional ice cream, a selection of regional cheeses with white wine, and chocolates with praline pie.

Includes
  • Five tasting breaks
  • Around 10 tastings
  • Passionate local guide
  • Lunch
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People under 4 ft 4 in (135 cm)
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Please arrive at the meeting point in front of the pharmacy at 3, Place du Change.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour involves a moderate amount of walking
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarians are welcome, but please inform us in advance if you don't eat meat
  • This tour is not appropriate for vegans
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 64 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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I wish i had read the reviews prior to booking. Its no surprise that this was the only "food" tour that had availability while I was in Lyon. As a historical tour, its great. Jeremy was very knowledgable. This is not a food tour. It is a historical tour of a specific area with the occasional stop for a quick bite. We spent more time at a silk store than we did at 3 out of 4 of the food stops. It was a little more than an hour before we stopped at our first place to eat. It was more of a sweets tour since there was only one place we had something savory.

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November 29, 2022

We had a great time walking around Lyon and learning about the city's history and how it has impacted food and drink in the region. It was however maybe a bit lacking in food, seeing as we mostly had sweet stops and the servings at the other stops were a bit small. The guide was great though and kept up spirits in the group in the extreme heat

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July 18, 2022

This was an interesting tour and I learned a lot about Lyon and some unique things to eat but I would not call it a food tour. You have a few samplings, mostly sweets throughout your walking tour. Do not come hungry. If you have an afternoon tour, eat lunch first. I was left lightheaded and dizzy from the amount of sugar on an empty stomach. By far the best stop is the first stop with learning about the charcuterie. The tour guide is knowledgeable and informative about the city and the food. But compared to other city food tours this one is lacking in food.

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July 17, 2022

Product ID: 190310