Experience the city (and life!) in all its diversity.

Here, you’ll find plenty to satisfy your curiosity and desire to learn, experiment, or uncover the secrets of the city, the arts, the sciences and more.

Follow a city or museum guide for a tour that offers a few surprises.

Do you like putting your knowledge into practice? Get hands on with a workshop, to learn silk weaving techniques or hunt for clues in museum collections. 

There’s more than enough on offer to learn while having fun, whatever your age!

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Fourvière Basilica Unusual Visit

Basilique de Fourvière

Discover a unique view of the entire World Heritage listed site of Lyons from the roof of the Basilica. You will first go behind the scenes,...

The Croix-Rousse, traboules between the Rhône and Saône

Devant l'Opéra

Famous for its many stairs and hidden passageways, known as ‘traboules’, the Croix-Rousse district is closely linked with the local silk industry that...

Slopes of the Croix-Rousse and silk printing workshop

À la sortie du métro

Discover the world of silk making and the traditional techniques of the canuts via its traboules and staircases... Take a stroll (or a traboule) and...

The wings of the Lyon National Opera

The Lyon Opera House

From the top of the pediment of the Opera revisited by Jean Nouvel, eight muses are watching you ... but where's the ninth?

The salons of the City Hall

Devant les grilles de l'Hôtel de Ville

The City Hall of Lyon and the headquarters of major decisions, is also a palace of great beauty...

Lyon Confluence - The district

Devant l'Hôtel de Région

Why not go see this new district everyone is talking about? It is a fine example of contemporary urbanism where the environment is preserved.

From Place Bellecour to Old Lyon

Devant le Pavillon du Tourisme

Two different districts, two different atmospheres... On each side of the river Saône, enjoy a guided walk and discover two different districts and...

The slopes of The Croix-Rousse hill and the famous people of Lyon moral

Devant la sortie du métro

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

The slopes of the Croix-Rousse area and la Maison des Canuts

Sortie du métro

La Maison des Canuts in the heart of the weaving district relates five centuries of the history of silk making in Lyon...

Cops and Robbers

Devant le Pavillon du Tourisme

For crime fiction fans! It’s no secret among readers of crime fiction that great criminals make great police officers. With this in mind, the tour...

The 24 columns

En bas des marches du Palais de Justice

Lyon's historical Palais de Justice reveals its secrets...

Caluire-et-Cuire, a subterannean wonder

Devant l'usine des Eaux (portail vert)

Follow the first path of the water!

Bellecour and its mansions

Devant le Pavillon du Tourisme

What is behind those elegant classical facades? You can learn more by following the guide!

The Mysteries of Lyon

Sortie du métro "Vieux-Lyon" - Table d'orientation

Lyon boasts many hidden mysteries and secrets… Geobiology tells us that the city is located at the crossroads of energy fields that converge at the...

Vieux-Lyon and its traboules in 1 hour

Sortie du métro "Vieux-Lyon" - Table d'orientation

Set out on a one-hour historical stroll around Medieval and Renaissance Lyon.

From squares to parks

Devant le Pavillon du Tourisme

A sporty way to visit the city, and discover hidden places and new perspectives!

The Presqu'île as a family

Devant le Pavillon du Tourisme

Lyon's Presqu'île is a site steeped in history that young and old alike love to explore…

The Renault Trucks Plant

Usine Renault Trucks

Did you know that a truck engine weighs over 600 kg and requires 6 hours of work by humans and robots?

Visite de la Cathédrale Saint Jean

Primatiale Cathédrale Saint Jean Baptiste

The slopes of the Croix-Rousse and the living silk trimmings workshop

Devant la sortie du métro

Explore the 'slopes' and visit the last workshop of weavers in Croix-Rousse - preserved by the Silk Association..

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