Do this because
Discover the Jacquard loom
Meet passionate silk artisans
Participate in a demonstration of silk weaving
What to expect
Enjoy a 3-hour immersion in the silk capital of Lyon!
Accompanied by your guide, you will go down the hillside of Croix-Rousse to discover the traboules used by silk weavers in Lyon, the Jacquard loom, and the manufacture of velvet.
Get ready to discover many surprises between chemistry, history and fashion with one of the last existing companies producing Made in France silk.
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
The experience complies with government regulations
Social distancing is enforced
Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
Engish, Italian, and French-speaking guide
Public transport ticket per person
Visit in a silk workshop
Handmade painting on silk velvet
Silk weaving demonstration on Jacquard loom
Silkworm exhibition entrance from April to November
Place de la Croix-Rousse, 69004 Lyon, France
Your guide will meet you at Place de la Croix-Rousse, next to the statue of Jacquard.
NEW GENERATION GUIDE
Receive a 50% refund if you cancel up to 7 days before the activity begins.
Important to know
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible
- This is a private tour: only your group will participate
- Maximum capacity: 15 people