- Place Bellecour
- Saint-Jean Cathedral
- Basilica de Notre-Dame de Fouvière
- Saint Georges District
- Roman Theatre
- 3 hours with a PhD or MA level guide
Certainly! We are happy to arrange a full-day tour privately. An eight-hour tour starts at €670. Please contact us!
This is possible, though it would be a rather long day, as Lyon is a little over two hours by train from Paris. Please contact us for more details about the logistics of such a trip; we are happy to offer advice and even facilitate the purchase of train tickets on your behalf. Please note that our guides are based in Lyon.
Perrache station is closest to our meeting point at a 10-15 minute walk. Part-Dieu station is a 15 minute taxi ride from our meeting point.
A native Lyonnaise, Magali Clémençon has been a guide and lecturer since 2001, sharing her knowledge and offering a local's perspective of living in Lyon. She holds degrees in Tourism and Art History, as well as in Wine Studies from the University of Burgundy's Institute of Vine and Wine. Curious by nature, she has traveled the world and is passionate about the history of civilizations, meeting people, and speaking foreign languages. Particularly interested in WWII, she leads regular tours and gives lectures on the Resistance. She was rewarded in March 2018 by the City of Lyon for her documentary "Montluc, 1943-1944, 24 words of detained by the gestapo".
Originally from northern France, Claire came to Lyon 20 years ago to study languages and obtain her professional license to work as a guide. She found the city so magnificent that she decided to devote her life to revealing its secrets to visitors. Claire loves to combine the discovery of architecture and cuisine—Lyon remains famous as the capital of gastronomy in France. She enjoys meeting people from around the globe and sharing her passion for art, history, and the French way of life.
A native of Lyon, Marie-Claire holds a degree in english and art history with a specialty in renaissance architecture. She has always been working in tourism and has been a professional guide-lecturer since 2007. After having lived in different countries in Europe, she came back to Lyon to share her knowledge and love for the culture and history of her native place.
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