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Lyon Old Town Food Tour with Tasting in a Bouchon Lyonnais provided by Original Food Tours Lyon

Lyon Old Town Food Tour with Tasting in a Bouchon Lyonnais

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Known as one of the culinary capitals of the world, no Lyon vacation is complete without tasting the food and wine in this foodie-friendly destination. Discover some of the best gastronomic hotspots in Vieux-Lyon (Old Lyon) on this indulgent food tour. As you follow your guide through the cobblestone streets, and historic traboules, enjoy stops to taste local treats in this Renaissance-era neighborhood—from pink praline to charcuterie—with all tastings included.
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You'll start at
6 Avenue Adolphe Max
6 Avenue Adolphe Max, 69005 Lyon, FranceIn front of the blue door, with the lion's head
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    Vieux Lyon
    Stop: 3 hours -
    From the Saint Jean District with the cathedral to the « traboules & bouchons lyonnais », we offer you to discover the Lyon old town  and to stroll all along the pedestrian zone discovering some of the best artisans of the street. Since 1998 inscribed on the « UNESCO ’s World Heritage », the Lyon old town combine nowadays the history with a passion of food, offering a real diversity in a same district.  By joining our group you will have the opportunity to walk around «  the traboules », those secret passageways that you can see everywhere in this typical area of Lyon and nowhere else, to try a "bouchon lyonnais" (typical restaurant), and to learn about the french capitole of gastronomy.  So come to try plenty type of food : from brioche with « pralines » to « Lyonnaises specialties », your palate is going to live with us a real adventure ! 
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Saint-Paul
Saint-Paul, 69005 Lyon, France
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Highlights
  • Foodies taste their way through Lyon's Saint Jean District on a guided tour
  • Stroll through Vieux-Lyon, and dine in a traditional Bouchon Lyonnais bistro
  • Choose a departure time that's convenient—in the morning, or afternoon
  • Taste local wines, and sample local meat, cheese, and sweets—all included
Important Information
Departure Point
6 Avenue Adolphe Max, 69005 Lyon, France
Duration
3h
Return Details
Saint-Paul, 69005 Lyon, France
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Wine tasting
  • Food tasting
  • Local guide
  • Small group tour
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ian Webster wrote a review Dec 2019
Memphis, Tennessee4 contributions
Lyon has always been a foreign travel target of ours, so being able to go, finally, was amazing. This tour tied everything together and exponentially amplified the visit to Lyon. The tour started off with some sweet bites, that were Lyon specialties. And then the tour moved on
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Date of experience: December 2019
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sergio_sche wrote a review Dec 2019
Rome, Italy3 contributions
Our guide Vincent was great and shared with us so much about the food of Lyon as well as some interesting history and cultural anecdotes. The tour takes place in the old town and you visit lots of nice shops and speak with all of the local owners who were all very kind and
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Holly P wrote a review Nov 2019
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Vincent was a superb guide -- we had history with our food tastings and everything was first rate. Vincent has a great personality and enhanced everything about this tour. Highly, highly recommend!!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Jen B wrote a review Nov 2019
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We toured Vieux Lyon with Vincent and had a great time learning some of the history of Lyon, visiting local shops including meeting the owners in many of them, and trying local cuisine. Vincent was very knowledgeable of the area and we really enjoyed the evening and the great
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Date of experience: November 2019
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alex t wrote a review Nov 2019
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My wife and I had expected a deeper dive into Lyon's famous food scene. The selection of food and wine was could have been better; lots of sugar and carb for my taste. (This maybe unfair as others may sweet teeth). The guide was good and tried hard to get us around in the
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Date of experience: October 2019
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By: Original Food Tours Lyon
alexst67
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an interesting place for wide variety of cuisines and food
Went there during lunch time. place is quite crowded with almost all tables in almost every restaurant being full.
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Kris O
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Food Tour in Old Town Lyon
This tour was amazing. My guide Vincent was very knowledgeable of the history of Lyon. The tour included local busi
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dwc54
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Great food tour and "Brunch"
Nice leisurely pace and very informative, small group with an excellent market overview and history. The choices w
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Hannah R
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Very disappointed in our guide
The other reviews and tour guides sound great but unfortunately for our group we had a really disappointing guide a
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Pablo C
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Must do tour
First, Vincent, the tour guy was really nice, knowledgeable and had a very good English. That aside, the tour is a
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CarN250
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Stellar gastronomical tour
We had a marvelous experience on the afternoon gourmet tour today. Our guide was simply marvelous. Not only did she
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jhwwre
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Can't Give A Negative, They Never Showed Up
The tour was booked through Viator, paid for and confirmed. Nobody was at the meeting point. We called the n umbe
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amandarE9854VH
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Nice morning in market
Very nice tour through the market. It was just me and a friend, which made it a bit more personal and like you coul
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tombway
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Great place to visit in Lyon
One of the outstanding food markets I have visited in several countries/cities. Splendid display of local items suc
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Pat P
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Great food tour. Knowledgeable guide. Almost too much food to take in one tour but everything was comfortable and w
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Elizabeth T
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Excellent tour, excellent tour guide!
Vincent is very knowledgeable about food, wine and what's available at Les Halles Paul Bocuse. He is also very frie
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hxchin
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Great introduction to Old Lyon
We booked an evening food tour of Old Lyon and had a wonderful experience with our guide, Vincent. We were a group
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David W
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Very enjoyable market tour
Small group 2 hour tour around the market with tastings of cheese, charcuterie, macaroons, oysters, chocolate, and,
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winegalmo
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Wonderful food tour of Old Lyon
We booked a half-day tour with Original Food Tours - Vincent was our guide. It was a fantastic experience, he is
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Prue S
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Perfect way to stay out time in Lyon
We were lucky to have our guide Vincent all to ourselves and it was a great way to experience the food market in Ly
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