A naughty and historical tour of Lyon Guided tours

Next departure on 25/09/2021 at 17:00

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Guided tours Presqu'ile Unusual
Tour proposed by Cybèle

Discover Lyon’s erotic past

During this tour of the Presqu’île, which will take you from Place des Terreaux to Grand Hôtel-Dieu, you'll find yourself at the heart of Lyon's erotic past. Hear all about the notorious debauchery that marked local history, the positions authorised by 16th century doctors, and the medical recommendations made on the subject of masturbation during the 19th century.

Famous characters such as Casanova will tell you of their exploits in the city. The myths intended to explain Man's origins will be revealed: how women acquired their Altars of Venus, and how men came to possess their physical manifestation of erotic excitement…
And of course, your guide-actor (who won't be dressed up, but will be dressed nonetheless) will point out all the hottest addresses in Lyon… during the Renaissance!

This fun, historical and naughty tour is sure to charm and titillate you!

Worth knowing

Please ensure you arrive 10 minutes before the tour commences.
Booking is necessary.
Cancellation free of charge 72 hours before schedule activity.
The content of this tour is sexually explicit, and therefore for adults capable of controlling their emotions.

Health and safety commitments

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

  • The guide and all participants aged 11 and above must wear a mask
  • The sanitary pass will be required during this visit
  • A distance of 1 metre must be maintained between participants
  • Our guides are equipped with a hygiene kit
  • Out of respect for the inhabitants, we limit the passage in the traboules during the visit
  • Our guides alone make contact with objects (doors, light switches, etc.)



Naughty guided tour on foot


Metro A or C > Hôtel de Ville Louis Pradel

Meeting point

Place des Terreaux, on the stairs of the Musée des Beaux-arts - Lyon 1st

Single price €15.00

Lyon et Erasmus

Lyon did not go unnoticed by the 16th century philosopher Erasmus, who mentioned the pretty waitresses in the city's inns in his works, saying they had «a twinkle in their eye, a dainty way of talking and a thoughtful manner».