LYON

 

COME FOR A GREET WITH A LOCAL

Under the bridges of Lyon © Tourist Office

Discover Lyon with one of its inhabitants, a Greeter

  
As we know, the discovery of a city requires the meeting of its inhabitants. Experience the unique greeting experience in Lyon: a volunteer from Lyon introduces you to the city in its own way, following common interests.
The most beautiful markets in Lyon, the best shopping streets, the forgotten districts of tourists… Here’s part of what you can decide to discover with a Lyon City Greeter.
  

Rhône riverside in Lyon
Banks of the Rhône river in Lyon © Tristan Deschamps/ ONLYLYON Tourism and Congress
Lyon Walk 7th
Lyon 7th walk with a greeter © Brice Robert/ ONLYLYON Tourism and Congress
The Rhône wharfs in the city centre
The Rhône wharfs in the city centre © Bertomic / Pixabay.
Map of the Lyon area

Lyon: where is it, what is it?

Lyon is a French commune located in the south-east of France, at the confluence of the Rhône and the Saône. The seat of the council of the metropolis of Lyon, it is the capital of the borough of Lyon, the district of the Rhône and the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
  
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Tourism in the Lyon region   

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How to go for a walk with a Greeter from Lyon

Let us make you a proposal for a ride with a greeter.

 
Our choice will be referred by the items you will give on the registration form:
 

  • The date that’s right for you (max 3)
  • The language used during the Greet
  • Your interests and your wishes to walk
It will also depend on the availability, on your dates, of our greeters.
 

Come to the OnlyLyon Tourism website

 
The greeters pages of the site, gives you more details about the greeters. But many other possibilities are also offered by the tourist office. Click the button below.
 

What do our visitors to the Greeters of Lyon say after a walk with them?

May 2019
Lyon city walk with Annick was absolutely delightful: she showed us wonderful places in the old town that we would never be able to discover on our own, since they are not even in guide books. Annick is very knowledgeable about the history of her lovely city. Overall, it was a great experience- thank you, Annick!

Alex E.

San Francisco - USA

May 2019
We wanted to make an “out-of-frame” tour to discover the traboules. A big thank you to Christine who perfectly met our expectations by offering us a friendly and full exchange tour of the traboules in the old town. From the contact (reactive and efficient) to the end of the ride, everything is perfectly unfolded (even the weather and ice …). It was great and to renew, thank you!

Romain F.

Saint André - France (10)

May 2019
We really enjoyed our walk in Lyon with Marie Claire. We were able to discover the neighborhoods of the peninsula, Saint jeans and Fourvière with a pleasant, smiling and available Greeter who knew how to share the love of his city. With the discovery of traboules, beautiful courtyards and medieval staircases, our visit to the centre of Lyon was complete. Thanks to Marie Claire and the Greeters of Lyon.

Marc D.

Delme - France (57)

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