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  • Lyon: Old Lyon Smartphone Audio-Guided Walking Tour

    1. Lyon: Old Lyon Smartphone Audio-Guided Walking Tour

    Discover the incredible story behind the scenes of the Vieux Lyon. An innovative guided tour experience that starts whenever you want, alone or with others. Rewind to the times of the great fairs that helped create the reputation of the city and relive the history of the influential Lyonnaise and Italian families. A short stop at a terrace or a shop, a small craving? Resume the visit when you want, right where you paused. Impossible to get lost. The guide provides clear audio directions and a map indicates clear directions to follow in real time. And if you take a wrong turn, the integrated geo-localization feature will get you back on track in no time. Customize your itinerary as you wish, relax and enjoy a fun and entertaining tour of Vieux Lyon, at your own pace. The tour starts and ends in the Saint Paul neighborhood.

  • Lyon: Haunted Lyon City Exploration Game & Tour

    2. Lyon: Haunted Lyon City Exploration Game & Tour

    You are invited to discover the haunted places and stories of Lyon with an interactive city exploration app. You will be guided step-by-step to the cursed buildings where they carry out their eternal punishments while you learn all of their stories. Brace yourself and come explore Haunted Lyon, all with the help of your smartphone. Complete the tour at your own pace as there's no time limit, though around two hours is normally enough. Pause the game at any time, and restart whenever you want from the last place you visited. Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions, so you won’t need a map, a GPS or a guide. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. Along the way, you’ll find horror stories that will give you the chills. Dare you go on this tour? If you are a large group, one person can purchase access for t...

  • Lyon: Croix-Rousse Audio-Guided Walking Tour

    3. Lyon: Croix-Rousse Audio-Guided Walking Tour

    Discover the incredible story behind the scenes of the former City of Silk and the difficult lives of the silk workers. Admire one of the most beautiful painted walls in Lyon: the "canuts" fresco. The largest trompe l'oeil work in Europe, it is representative of life in the Canuts district, a silk workers' district in the 19th century. As you experience Croix-Rousse and its special atmosphere, your guide unfolds the history and anecdotes of the silk workers, the canuts and their difficult living conditions. You'll cross gardens with planted mulberry trees, the favorite food of silkworms! You'll learn how silk thread is made and discover typical popular architecture of the 1850's. It was here in the traboules that the Canuts revolts of the 19th century started, inspiring great trends of social movements in France. Lyon was actually once a Roman city, and not just any city. Since it was ...

    Wifi was slow and unavailable during some parts of the walk. Customer serviice for both get your guide and rewind was great, allowed us ultimately to access the walk. Information given on the walk was very intwrestiny

  • Lyon: Self-Guided WWII Escape Game in the Old Town via App

    4. Lyon: Self-Guided WWII Escape Game in the Old Town via App

    Discover Lyon’s fascinating history and attractions while you solve clues around the old town. Explore this charming city in France by playing a quest with your friends, significant other, or family. Each clue leads you from one place to another by providing you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. As you solve the problem and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. Receive all instructions via email after booking, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. The city game will take you about 1.5 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit, allowing you to go at your own pace. You won't need a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure.

  • Lyon: Street Art Self-Guided Audio Tour on Your Smartphone

    5. Lyon: Street Art Self-Guided Audio Tour on Your Smartphone

    Explore Lyon's street-art scene with an audio guide that takes you off the beaten path. Start whenever you're ready, on your own or with others, and learn the incredible stories behind the wall paintings in the United States district. Set out with your smartphone in your pocket and get ready to do some urban exploration while you follow the voice of your passionate and professional guide. The audio commentary triggers automatically as you make your way through the streets. Discover an ultra-innovative housing project from the 20th century designed by the brilliant architect, avant-garde town planner, and a key figure in Lyon's social and architectural history, Tony Garnier. Take a walk around the Ideal City, an open-air gallery of 25 murals, and see how each country envisages its ideal city, including Egypt, India, Mexico, and Russia. End your tour in the heart of the United States di...

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What people are saying about Lyon

I had a great time. I discovered a lot of things about my city. I highly recommend this activity. It's a pleasant moment when you can discover the city in a different way.

Excellent game to do with friends. We quickly enter history and leave it with regret. Laughter, history and visits to places sometimes unknown in Lyon to meet you.

It was nice doing a night visit for a change, and this tour provided the perfect support for it. Very pleasant experience!

It was very funny and nice experience. You are going to discover a lot of intresting spots and stories about Lyon.

Nice walk where you really see a lot of the old town behind hidden doors