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Food Market Tour in Les Halles of Lyon-Paul Bocuse

Duration: up to
Language: English, Italian, French
Availability: Throughout the year
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

Dive into the heart of the great tradition of Lyon's gastronomy

Taste an incredible variety of the finest quality food all assembled under one roof

Discover Lyon's gastronomy in a playful way with an expert guide

What to expect

Embark on a 3-hour private food tour to discover the best products of France gathered in a covered market with 56 producers and very reputable stallholders.

During this food tour, you will walk through the Halles, from shop to shop in a very welcoming atmosphere to taste top-of-the-range local specialties. Thanks to this tour, you will better understand the reasons why Lyon is considered the French capital of gastronomy: You are not in the heart of Lyon, you are in the "Belly"!

This tour in the Halles de Lyon is punctuated with sweet and savory tastings: Lyon's charcuterie accompanied by a glass of red wine, quenelle (soufflé with pike and crayfish sauce), local cheeses accompanied by a glass of white wine, the unavoidable praline, macaroons with salted butter, a mini pastry creme patissiere and Grand Marnier and also a mini rum baba!

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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

2.30-hour private tour

Professional and very friendly guide (English, French and Italian speaking)

Tasting per person:

1 glass of red wine + 5 local pork "charcuteries"

1 small "quenelle" (soufflé with pike and crayfish sauce)

1 glass of white wine + 4 regional cheeses & truffled hone)

4 desserts: praline tart, salted butter macaron, chestnut and blackcurrant dessert, mini rum baba

What’s not included

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Gratuities (optional)


Halles de Lyon-Paul Bocuse, 72 Rue de Bonnel, 69003, Lyon

Meeting point:

Your guide will be waiting for you at the south entrance of Les Halles



Cancellation policy

Receive a 50% refund if you cancel up to 7 days before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour departure
  • This tour is not recommended for people allergic to almonds, don't eat pork or don't drink alcohol