Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

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Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière: Our most recommended tours and activities

Lyon: Day or Night Pedicab Tour

1. Lyon: Day or Night Pedicab Tour

Lyon is a particularly historically rich city and you will discover the magnificent district of Old Lyon through its streets, churches, and traboules (passageways). Your guide will tell you curiosities and about secrets places.  Begin your journey in Bellecour Square. You will see Old Lyon's most famous monuments of Fourvière, Saint-Jean Cathedral, and Pink Tower. Visit the most beautiful spots on the peninsula including Bellecour, Terreaux, Jacobins, and Célestins. Explore the famous painted walls.  Your guide will also reveal some secret locations. Head to a Renaissance district, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover Guignol House and the best panoramic views in the city in Saint Georges District. Journey through some of the 500 traboules in Lyon to the best traditional bouchon cuisine restaurants.

Lyon: Audio Guide Walking Tour of Fourvière District

2. Lyon: Audio Guide Walking Tour of Fourvière District

Explore a district known as the cradle of Lyon with its incredible ruins still standing. Let the district come to life with stories of its history automatically triggered by your location as you walk. Begin your tour on the Esplanade de Fourvière and its mini replica of the Eiffel Tower. Discover the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, the symbol of the city, majestically placed on the hill. Stroll through sights like the Amphitheater and the Sanctuary of Cybèle. Use the app to go at your own pace, and take breaks whenever you wish. Hear fascinating facts about the district as your discover its heritage in this relaxed and informative way.

Lyon: Guided Segway Tour of Fourviere Hill

3. Lyon: Guided Segway Tour of Fourviere Hill

Before starting your visit, meet your local guide in the Old Town (Vieux-Lyon). After a short training session (around 10-15 min) on how to drive a Segway, your adventure can officially begin ! Then, after a few minutes of driving, you will be more comfortable on your Segway. So, let’s climb effortlessly to the top of the most famous hill in Lyon: Fourviere. Stop at the Basilica of our Lady of Fourviere. Take in gorgeous panoramic views over the city and its surroundings. And if the weather is clement, you might even see the Mont Blanc. Before going back to the Old Town, stop by the Roman Theaters, where the city of Lyon was built and called Lugdunum. Finally, reach the starting point in the heart of the old city. You will be charmed by its Renaissance style, its colorful facades and its cobblestone streets.

Lyon: Fourvière Hill Highlights Exploration Game

4. Lyon: Fourvière Hill Highlights Exploration Game

The city game starts at Fourvière Basilica’s Forecourt. It will take you between 1 to 1,5 hours to complete and you can also explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish at Maison de Guignol Theater. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure? After your booking you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game.

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What people are saying about Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 44 reviews

We were with my companion in Lyon for 2 days and making this visit was a great idea !! the visit lasts 2 hours, the explanations are excellent and we go through many places where we would never have been! I highly recommend ! at the top a big thank you !!

My husband and I enjoyed our tour and tour guide. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. We learned a lot of information and had lots of fun with the tour. Thank you!

The ride around the city was both fun and informative. Stopping along the way to discover places we would not find on are own.

Just a wonderful experience! Full of history and facts of this amazing city!! A must do!

fantastic way to meet the city.and interesting information from out driver Didak