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3-hour silk tour in Lyon

Duration: up to
Language: English, Italian, French
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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.

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COVID-19 information

The 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

What’s included

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

Location

Place de la Croix-Rousse, 69004 Lyon, France

Meeting point:

Your guide will meet you at Place de la Croix-Rousse, next to the statue of Jacquard.

Provider

NEW GENERATION GUIDE

Cancellation policy

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