Guided tour of the Halles de Lyon
History & heritage tours

Guided tour of the Halles de Lyon

Language: French
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Do this because
  • Discover Lyon's gastronomy with a guide
  • Enjoy many tastings in the famous Halles Paul Bocuse
  • Learn the many secrets and history of Lyon cuisine
What to expect

During this guided tour of the Halles de Lyon, you will be able to discover little secrets and the great history of Lyon's cuisine. Through anecdotes and expressions from our region, you will learn that the Roman emperor Caracalla, who visited Lyon, was amazed by the feast he was served, even more so when he learned that under the appearance of dovecote, poulards and fish there was one and the same meat hidden. That day, the reputation of Lyon's pigs was established.

In the heart of the famous market of Lyon, in a friendly atmosphere, this guided tour, in collaboration with 4 shopkeepers and family businesses, offers a mix of culture and gastronomy. During your visit, you will enjoy tastings, discover recipes to share and meet some of the 48 artisans and merchants, including Philippe Caillouet, Best Cheese Maker in France.

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What's included
  • Walking tour with an expert guide
  • Tasting sessions
What's not included
  • Meals and drinks excluding tastings
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses

102 Cours Lafayette, 69003 Lyon, France

Meeting point:

You will meet your guide in front of the entrance of Les Halles, 102 Cours Lafayette in Lyon.

What to remember
  • Group limited to 15 people
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  • On the second Saturday of each month
  • Departure at 10.30 am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the activity begins.

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