Lyon City Tour
Arrival in Lyon train station.
Pick up by your driver-guide and a private minibus at Lyon train station.
Guided visit of Lyon, the city of light, in a minivan. Begin your tour with the majestic Fourvière Basilica and experience Lyon from the top of the hill with its spectacular city view. On the way down, discover the Ancient Roman Theatre before strolling through the Old Town, which is listed as Unesco World Heritage site. Visit the Saint John Cathedral and learn about the famous passageways called “traboules”. Continue through Bellecour Square to see the Opera House, Celestin Theatre, several painted walls and Terreaux Square.
You will end with outstanding places such as Brotteaux Square, Tête d’Or Park and of course Les Halles, a covered Food Market, where there are excellent local specialities. You will delight yourself with local cheese, charcuterie and a glass of wine !
Transfer to your hotel. Check in and settle in your 4-star Hotel Charlemagne where you will be accommodated for 3 nights.
Overnight at your hotel in Lyon.
Côtes Rôties & Hermitage
Breakfast at your hotel.
This morning, meet with your driver-guide at the Lyon tourist board for a full day tour visit of the Côte du Rhône. The northern part of the Rhone valley is reputed for its exceptional wines, several of them being classed amongst the finest in France. Following your guide get aboard his minivan for your journey. On this intimate tour you will have the opportunity to meet up and to share a few words about le terroir with an authentic winemaker. You will taste the best wine of the region and see beautiful wine landscapes.
Back to the Lyon tourist board.
Overnight at your hotel.
Vieux-Lyon Food Tour
Breakfast at your hotel.
Today we suggest to discover Lyon, capital of gastronomy through this food tour. Meet with your guide in the Vieux-Lyon city center (about 20 minutes walk from your hotel). Today, you will learn about the emblematic products of Lyon's gastronomy. You will alternate between suprising visits and tasting breaks for a 2.5 km maximum walking distance. During the visit, you will have the opportunity to meet the local craftsmen who will share their passion with you. They will introduce you to their products and teach you how to taste each of them. More than 6 gourmet stops are planned throughout the visit.
Back to your hotel where you can collect your luggages.
Pick up by a private driver and transfer to Lyon train station.