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Lyon City Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus Tour

1. Lyon City Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus Tour

Choose a 1-day ticket for this Lyon hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour and discover the city’s landmarks and monuments. With 12 stops on the Green Line, you’ll be able to fully enjoy the sights of Lyon from an open-top double-decker bus. Hop on and hop off as many times as you like as you see the main attractions of the city, such as the Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière, the district of Vieux Lyon, the Halles Paul Bocuse with local products, or the Parc Tête d’Or to admire the most beautiful roses. Organize your itinerary any way you like at your own pace. The Green Line offers a 1-day ticket for the hop-on-hop-off bus. Green line stops: • Place Bellecour • Terreaux • Mur Peint • Palais de Justice • Vieux Lyon • Perrache • Musée des Confluences • Berges du Rhône • Théâtres Gallo-Romains • Fourvière • Parc des Hauteurs

Lyon: The Grand Tour by Bike

2. Lyon: The Grand Tour by Bike

Discover Lyon, a city known for its variety of landscapes, in particular the confluence between the Saône and the Rhône. The tour will begin by the south of the city, in the district of La Confluence. After a 15-minute training session, you will ride from the extension of the Presqu'île to its modern district, passing by buildings from the city's industrial history. Then following the Saône riverbank you will see the Old City classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. After a few minutes, you will be in front of the Croix-Rousse hill, famous for the silk industry and its beautifully colored architecture. Your local guide will tell you more about that time when the Canuts, or silk workers, lived and worked there. You will go back towards the agency along the Rhône river bank. Effortlessly cross Lyon with an easy city bike. This means of transport allows you to see, in a couple of hours, most of the main attractions offered by the city. You will go back home with a lot of memories: the confluence between the two rivers, the Old City of Lyon, the Saône river and its Italian style, Croix-Rousse hill and its silk history, the banks of the Rhône and more.

Lyon: City Cruise with Charcuterie, Cheese, and Wine

3. Lyon: City Cruise with Charcuterie, Cheese, and Wine

relax on board the boat for a gourmet cruise while discovering lyon: the fourviere basilica, the slopes of the red cross, the national music conservatory, the new confluence district this a unique experience to do during your trip to lyon. it's the promise of a chill moment while delighting your taste buds embarkation and disembarkation at the port of the dock of Confluence : 1 quai antoine riboud, next to the captaincy Easy parking at the parking lot of the Confluence shopping center Enjoy the superb panorama! your hostess will be able to tell you the key places during the cruise and will take care of you to make you live this unique experience !

Lyon: Confluence Neighborhood Bike Tour

4. Lyon: Confluence Neighborhood Bike Tour

Accompanied by a passionate local guide, discover the Confluence district. Leave the old town and head towards the south of the Lyon peninsula. You then join the new cycle paths installed along the new banks of the Saône to reach the Confluence port. Here, you will succumb to the modern and atypical architecture of the district while enjoying a certain tranquillity. You will continue along the Quai Rambaud, where the old port and industrial installations have been completely renovated, until you reach the extreme point of the confluence where the Saône and the Rhône meet. You will take the opportunity to discover the unusual Musée des Confluences and its gardens before crossing the gentle Raymond bar bridge over the Rhône. The Gerland park and the banks of the Rhône are a delight to pedal in complete safety. Finally, you will go up the Rhône to arrive in front of the Grand Hôtel Dieu, an inevitable Lyonnais landmark, before reaching the Place Bellecour. You will then leave the peninsula one last time to return to the starting point in the historic district, a pleasant visit along the water, away from the hustle and bustle of traffic.

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What people are saying about Confluence Lyon

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 605 reviews

We were on the double decker bus December 8th evening. Useful to see all areas of the city in about 2 hours. To do in another season. Too cold!!! Even with blankets available!!!

The activity was excellent. I was able to know the most visited tourist places in Lyon. In addition, the audio and explanations during the tour are objective and didactic.

Nice experience with friendly driver, need to increase the frequency of buses to visit as much as possible hotspots locations as currently only 3 rounds available per day

Well worth the cost. We experienced areas of the city we’d have never visited on foot. The recorded narration was educational.

it was a great experience to be seated and audioguided through out the city