Gastronomic tour of Vieux-Lyon Guided tours

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Toques and traboules*

Discover the history of Lyon’s gastronomy during this tour of Vieux-Lyon like no other!
Divided into teams, try your hand at various challenges and try to create the most complete menu possible
At each stop, your actor-guide recounts a chapter in Lyon’s history, or in the story of its gastronomy. A quiz follows, with general knowledge questions, creative challenges and maybe even a blind tasting!

Have fun discovering Lyon’s architectural and gastronomic delights in this entertaining tour, and may be you'll win the grand prize: a bag of Lyon’s famous almond paste coussins!

As we say in Lyon: "Do what you can at work, but at the table, make an effort

*Toque = Chef’s hat. Traboule = narrow passageways for which Vieux Lyon is famous.

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Please ensure you arrive 10 minutes before the tour commences.
Booking is necessary
Cancellation free of charge 72 hours before schedule activity
Tastings included in the visit: pralines, macarons, rosette sausage and Saint Marcellin cheese.
Tour recommended from the age of 12.




A entertaining gastronomic tour


Metro D > Vieux-Lyon

Meeting point

Place du Change - Lyon 5e

Single price €20.00

A close shave for Vieux-Lyon!

Two mayors, E. Herriot and L. Pradel, had intended to tear down this dilapidated quarter to build expressways. In 1962, André Malraux, the Minister of Culture, saved Vieux-Lyon, making it the first listed site in France.