The slopes of the Croix-Rousse hill and the famous people of Lyon mural Guided tours

Next departure on 01/02/2022 at 14:30

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Guided tours Croix-Rousse
Tour proposed by Lyon tourisme et Congrès

A Guided tour that includes gentle slopes, stairways, murals that depict Lyon's most famous people, and goes in search of the silk workers...

Walk from one narrow street to the next, in the footsteps of the silk workers or canuts.
These streets tell you the story of 19th century canuts.

After walking down the slopes of the Croix-Rousse hill, cross the Place des Terreaux, where you can admire the town hall, the Fine Arts Museum and Bartholdi's fountain. From here, you will to cross the square to get to the mural that depicts the illustrious citizens of Lyon. You will see portraits of the great men who have lived in Lyon from Roman times to the present day: Abbé Pierre, Saint-Exupéry, the Lumière brothers, Paul Bocuse and Bernard Pivot rub shoulders with Claude Bernard, Louise Labé and the Emperor Claudius...

Immortalize the moment and become famous among the famous!


(*the Courtyard of the Voracious)

Good to know

Please ensure you arrive 10 minutes before the tour commences
Booking is necessary
Cancellation free of charge 72 hours before schedule activity
Children and minors remain under the responsibility of their parents during this visit. The participation of an adult is mandatory for each reservation

Health and safety commitments

In order to ensure the safety of our visitors, all tours provided by ONLYLYON Tourism have been adapted with routes that enable physical distancing and compliance with applicable health regulations:

  • Group limited according to the standards in force
  • The guide and all participants aged 11 and above must wear a mask at all times
  • The sanitary pass is not compulsory for this outdoor visit
  • A distance of 1 metre must be maintained between participants
  • Our guides are equipped with a hygiene kit
  • Our guides alone make contact with objects (doors, light switches, etc.)
  • Out of respect for the inhabitants, we limit the passage in the traboules during the visit



Guided tour on foot


Metro C > Croix-Rousse

Meeting point

In front of the metro exit, Place de la Croix-Rousse - Lyon 4th

Adults €12.00
From 8 to 18 & students €8.00
Children under 8 Free
With Lyon City Card Free

Expert muralists

In 1978, Lyon, the European capital of murals, witnessed the creation of the first cooperative of muralists. Now a world leader, it has signed over 650 frescoes worldwide!;

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