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!
Children’s weaving sessions
The children learn how to weave on small looms and have an educational visit of the former lace-making workshop of Mrs. Letourneau. After, they have a...
École de Cuisine Gourmets by Institut Paul Bocuse
École de Cuisine Gourmets de l'Institut Paul Bocuse
The Institut Paul Bocuse Gourmets Cookery School offers cookery and pastry-making classes and tasting workshops for enthusiasts, groups and companies,...
Unusual visits of the flea market Puces du Canal
Les Puces du Canal
Travel through time from the 16th to the 21st century at Lyon’s Flea Market: book a place on a guided tour of the second largest flea market in...
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,...
Visites guidées de l'église Saint Nizier
Eglise Saint Nizier
Built in 177 AD on the site where the martyrs met to break their bread, in 579 it was named Saint Nizier (the bishop buried there). Sacked by the...
Guided tours of Saint Bonaventure Church
Built in 1220, renovated from 1325-1331, it reached its current size at the end of the 15th c. Used to store grain between the Revolution and 1803. It...
Visites guidées de l'église Saint Paul
Eglise Saint Paul
Built in 549 AD on the remains of a temple of Diana, it was entirely destroyed by the Saracens. Rebuilt from 1084 to 1106, it was finished in the 13th...
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..
The history of the Grand Hôtel-Dieu
Devant la Chapelle du Grand Hôtel-Dieu
From medicine to leisure... The Grand Hôtel-Dieu, one of Lyon’s oldest hospitals, reopened to the general public in the spring of 2018 to reveal its...
The Old Lyon as a family
Le long de l’église St Georges, vers l’aire de jeux
Vieux Lyon is one of the most entertaining historical sites to visit with children: from traboules to curiosities and silk... Test our family visit.
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...
Caluire-et-Cuire, a subterannean wonder
Devant l'usine des Eaux (portail vert)
Follow the first path of the water!
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 Secrets of Lyon's Gastronomy
Sortie du métro Vieux-Lyon
When gastronomy become an art-de-vivre...
Lyon during the Resistance
Place des Terreaux
Jean Moulin and the Armée des Ombres (Army of Shadows).
The history of le Vinatier - Nature in the service of mental health
A history walk in the grounds of Le Vinatier hospital centre in Lyon-Bron.
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?