Treat yourself to a guided cruise on the rivers Rhône and Saône

Are you keen to visit Lyon? The best way to admire the city is definitely by boat. Whether alone or as a group, narrated cruises are available. From the Old Lyon to the exciting new Confluence district, experience the Bateaux Lyonnais for yourself!

Last updated date : 20/04/2023
Les Bateaux Lyonnais - Boat cruises 2 quai des Célestins Lieu d'embarquement des promenades - 69002 Lyon 2ème

From the Quai des Célestins, embark on a guided cruise and discover the charms of Lyon over the water ...


Cap Ile Barbe 1h:

Enjoy the charm of sailing along the river Saône, from the embankment in Vieux-Lyon to the unusual Ile Barbe and its green setting.

Cap Musée:

Discover Lyon and its various attractions from the sinuous river Saône to the embankment of the river Rhône, passing through the mythical and magic Confluent district.

Cap Presqu'île:

Enjoy a short trip in a river boat and discover the historic heart of Lyon and its districts listed on Unesco's World Heritage List since 1998.

During the Festival of lights:

Take this opportunity to navigate the Saône to discover Lyon's heritage - Duration 50 minutes.

Good to know :

  • A sail plan with information on the Lyon heritage will be provided on board in different languages (English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese and Russian)
  • Ensure you arrive 20 minutes before the cruise commences
  • From March to December, discover the city with a leasure cruise
  • Cruises in a semi-covered boat with indoor and outdoor seating. 




Laetitia is a real ray of sunshine. Needless to say, there's no chance of getting bored when working by her side! Whether she's cheerful or glum, she's wont to burst into song, with tunes that tend to stick in your mind all day. Well where's the fun in a non-catchy song?

Useful tips

  • Adult: 15 €
    Child (3-10 years): 8 €.

    Free entry for children < 3 years.
    Group rate available for > 20 people.

    Check in 20 min. before departure at 2 quai des Célestins, Lyon 2nd .
    Included in Lyon City Card
    Price for groups available for min. 20 pers., please contact us.
  • Included with the Lyon City Card
  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance

Les Bateaux Lyonnais - Boat cruises

2 quai des Célestins Lieu d'embarquement des promenades - 69002 Lyon 2ème

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