Croix Rousse: History and Gourmet Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 3 hours
Enjoy a gourmet tour of Lyon combining cultural and gourmet stops from the Old-Town to iconic Halles Paul Bocuse passing through the Peninsula. Accompanied by your friendly and passionate guide, learn all about the legendary Lyonnaise gastronomy and the history of the city. Explore the different districts of Lyon and learn all about the little anecdotes around them while tasting all the amazing produces that made Lyon the Capital of Gastronomy. Your guide will take you to the iconic places of the city such as the Old Town, the Penin-sula and of course the famous Paul Bocuse covered market, in a fun and convivial atmosphere. Discover the gourmet who lives in you.
Meet with your local epicurean guide on top of the Croix-Rousse hill, bring your appetite and let your guide take care of the rest. Take a moment to fully appreciate the unique atmosphere of this district, like a village in the city. You can still imagine the time when one would weave those beautiful silk scarfs. This tour, both historic and gourmet will give you the best vision of the city you can have. Discover the city on unbeaten tracks and far from the touristic places and taste the best local specialties. Start with the emblematic quenelle, discover the traditional restaurants, the bouchons. Further on in the tour, you will walk around like an authentic Lyonnaise. A tour of Lyon would not be complete without cheese and charcuterie. Thanks to institutions in the city you will get to taste the best of it. Finally, it is time for a sweet note. One of the best chocolate shops in the c...
Join a private food tour through Lyon's Les Halles Paul Bocuse for you and your group of friends or family. Be immersed in the best place to shop in Lyon. From Lyonnaises specialties to cheese and wine tasting, you will have the opportunity to try some of the dishes that compose the typical French meal. Absorb the unique atmosphere of this iconic market. Stop by 6 to 8 shops and sample some of the best wines, cheese, cured meats, and other French specialties. If you prefer sweet delicacies, sample delicious chocolate and macarons from renowned chocolatiers. If you have any special requests, this tour can be fully customized to your needs and taste.
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A cultural Tasty Tour (visit of old Lyon, its history, its traboules ...) and gourmet (discovery of creative craftsmen and tasty tasting). Very outgoing guide who knows how to punctuate his explanations with humorous anecdotes and good humor. Excellent!
It ended up being a lot more history of the city then any of us were expecting! We did get to taste a lot of foods, but they were closer to the end, so I wished I had eaten breakfast before hand!
My Parisian friends and we ourselves really enjoyed this very enriching gourmet walk, thank you! Maguy Sicuro SICURO EVENTS