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Lyon like a local!

Have you ever thought about visiting Lyon not with a tour guide, but with a friend? Thanks to our experiences abroad, our natural curiosity and our interest in knowing the others, we are passionate about our city and we are here to make you live a genuine and unforgettable experience. Be curious, we certainly have THE tour that suits you!

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Visit Lyon : Are you ready to experience more than just a tour ? 

Here, we believe in magical encounters and authentic experiences. As deep lovers of our beautiful city of Lyon, we are adventurers at heart and our mission is to make you feel much more than simple tourists.

You must be wondering about "things to do in Lyon", then let your curiosity guide you, since we certainly have THE tour that suits you. Explore our private guided tours and allow yourself to soak up the essence of this city, because for us visiting Lyon is much more than an ordinary discovery: it's an adventure in itself.

Visit Lyon differently: Live an unique experience ! 

Visit Lyon while discovering a captivating universe, this is our motto at Vivre à la lyonnaise!

Both of us being history lovers and polyglots, it's been more than 15 years that we have been living for: sharing with travelers from all horizons

  • our passion for traveling

  • history (but without the bow tie!)

  • the unbeaten tracks

  • fancy anecdotes

  • sharing with travelers from all horizons


With Caroline who started treading her path as a tour guide in Seville, and Nico who embraced his destiny in Lyon (the city that saw them both grow), we are here to make you live unique experiences while exploring Lyon and its neighborhoods.

Come, let us guide you and visit Lyon the unusual way, beyond just a simple guided tout!

Visit Lyon in an unforgettable way: discover our best tours

Go on an adventure with Vivre à la lyonnaise and discover Lyon in a way that will surprise you in every street corner. Our carefully elaborated tours are much more than a mere touristic itinerary. We mean to get you to immerse yourself in the essence of Lyon. Whether you are passionate about history, gastronomy or the night charms of the city, we have THE perfect tour for you.

Visiting Lyon then becomes an exploration! Strolling across the cobblestoned streets of the Old Town, diving in a night journey through the twinkling lights, and participating in a fantastic bike ride...every experience is unique!

As passionate tour guides, let us get you to discover this city through our eyes, and let yourself be taken by the authenticity, proximity and cultural exchanges which make every tour so unforgettable.

Lyon is waiting for you! Contact us from now on to embark on a memorable journey to visit Lyon!

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Street art Lyon

Ever heard of street art? Those stencils, mosaics and other works that invade public spaces, so that strollers can indulge in all kinds of reveries along the cobblestones. We rediscover our childlike...

Lyon kayak tour

You like kayaking, and you want to know more about the city of Lyon? Come on and take the plunge! And the good news is that you don’t need to be an expert to enjoy the experience! Embark on a...

Lyon rebellion

Behind its aspect of a beautiful town lazying along its two rivers, Lyon still remains a wild beast which turns out to be hard to tame. Come and discover the city along its rebeynes* and other...

Lyon Peninsula

Come and discover the treasures of the Lyon peninsula wandering through monuments and anecdotes which make our city a pretty and charming Dame! Includes: Bellecour square Hôtel-Dieu* Célestins...

Photo tour in Lyon

Are you ready to become a top model for a day, forgetting the stress of selfies which will only do but get your phone memory full? Embark on the beautiful boroughs of the Capital of the Gauls...

Dark tales of Lyon (night tour)

Lyon is not only made of lights… Come and immerse yourself in the dark legends and other spectres of the city to unveil its unknown secrets, as Lyon does not reveal itself to travellers easily… From...

Mystic Lyon (night tour)

Lyon is, along with Prague and Turin, a mystic capital full of symbols carved into stones. Come and immerse yourself in the world of the secret societies of the city to unveil its hidden secrets...

Lyon on a ride

As a dynamic city, Lyon provides well for bike rides and its bicycle lane network keeps expanding. Live Lyon along its rivers and diverse boroughs, so as to discover its beauty and secrets. Includes:...

A journey through time : Lyon old-town

Go and discover the most iconic borough of our beautiful city. Marvel at its stunning architecture and let yourself taken on a journey through time, at the pace of its history filled with little...

Dinner with a local in Lyon

Feel like having a taste of wonderful Lyonnais specialties while having a good time with a local? We offer you to eat with you in a typical Lyonnais bouchon* restaurant. Exquisite flavours and little...

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