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Traboules du Vieux Lyon

Croix-Rousse, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 77 69 69
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Croix-Rousse, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 77 69 69
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Since we had purchased the Lyon Card, the Tourist Information person asked us about signing up for the walking tour and told us the available times for English-speaking tourists. Although we do not usually avail ourselves of such tours, we did follow through despite the...More

Thank painterhiker
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went through the second lot of traboules in Vieux Lyon. They also very interesting and joining so many different buildings

Thank Jill J
Reviewed 4 days ago

These secret hallways were built a very long time ago, to help the silk workers get around without having to expose themselves to the elements but am sure they were also used for other purposes. It's very interesting to note that the Resistance during WWII...More

Thank Carla R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Appearing as ordinary doors on the outside, these secret passageways abound all over the old town. Used originally by silk workers to reach the river to trade their work, they provided a shortcut route through streets and pass directly through a apartment blocks in some...More

Thank mousefindsout
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting way of life that happened in the past. The entry ways into buildings are fascinating.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On one hand I was a little bored at the end of the event. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable but her spoke so slowly, he tested my patience. The education he imparted however was outstanding. If you are coming to Lyon, this is one of...More

Thank Callbob1
Reviewed 1 week ago

These are interesting to walk through knowing that the silk workers used these walkways to transport bolts of silk fabric so they wouldn't get wet in the rain.

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only found one of these that led to a medieval replicas gift store. Passing through the traboule gave us the feeling of being in a movie set. Perhaps because we had just been to the museum of miniatures nearby!

Thank Anuradha B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's helpful to get some local advice about where to find them. The traboules in Vieux Lyon were much easier for us to find compared to other parts of the city.

Thank nm_roadrunner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

in the morning you can get into most of themm just push button under the key pad on the side and push the door..walk in but be quiet..people do live here

Thank raenette
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