Women who left their mark on Lyon Guided tours

Next departure on 16/07/2022 at 09:30

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Guided tours Presqu'ile Bellecour
Tour proposed by ONLYLYON Tourisme et Congrès

A look back at female figures who marked the city’s history

This guided tour is a chance to discover a selection of important female figures. From various backgrounds, they contributed to the prominence of their professions and arts, and even their city, through their hard work and dedication.

From Place Bellecour, accompanied by your tour guide, you will walk through the streets of the Presqu'île district as you discover women who helped shape the history of Lyon.
They include the ‘Mères Lyonnaises’, female cooks who have been a source of inspiration for Lyon’s modern gastronomic scene.

Along with these portraits of women, you will learn about local female authors who were influential in their time. Lastly, the tour ends on Place des Terreaux, after following the footsteps of major female figures of the French Resistance.

Tour proposed by ONLYLYON Tourisme et Congrès


Worth knowing

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
#gourdefriendly In Lyon, we refill your drinking bottle with a smile! At the begining or at the end of your tour, take advantage of your visit to the shop to fill your water bottle free of charge.

Duration

2h00

Kind

Walking guided tour

Access

Metro A ou D > Bellecour

Meeting point

In front of the Tourist Office, Place Bellecour - Lyon 2nd

Prices
Adults €13.00
From 8 to 18 & students €8.00
Children under 8 Free

THE 17TH OF AUGUST 1861 IN LYON!

Julie-Victoire Daubié was the first French woman to be awarded the baccalauréat, receiving a total of six red boules (vote in favour), three white boules (abstention) and one black boule (vote against).

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