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Old Lyon's renaissance district and "traboules" in 2h

Le Vieux Lyon Renaissance et ses traboules en 2h ©
Le Vieux Lyon Renaissance et ses traboules en 2h ©
This Renaissance district, listed by Unesco, is the largest area of this kind in France... This unique area of Gothic and Renaissance architecture has been chosen by UNESCO as World Heritage.
It covers 24 hectares along the banks of the river Saone. Old Lyon’s urban development mainly took place in the 15th and 16th centuries. After visiting the gothic cathedral, wander through the narrow cobbled streets and “traboules”… These famous covered passageways going from one street to the next via corridors through houses hide superbly renovated architectural treasures: inner courtyards, galleries “à l’italienne”, spiral staircases etc.

practical information

Avenue Adolphe Max 69005 Lyon 5ème

Tel. : 04 72 77 69 69

Opening times

Every monday at 11 am, from Friday to Sundays at 2.30 pm except on January 1st and December 25th.


Adult: 12 €, Child: 7 €, Student: 7 €.
Free entry for children < 8 years.

Free with Lyon City Card.
Free with Lyon City Card

reservation info

This visit exists in french and spanich too.


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