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Private gourmet food tour in Lyon

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

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Enjoy a gourmet adventure with tastings in Lyon

Sample a wide range of high-end local products

Discover Lyon’s key districts with a guide specialized in gastronomy

What to expect

Join a private food tour through Lyon and sample some of the best local specialties in a fun and convivial atmosphere with a guide specialized in gastronomy!

Visit the covered market Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse and learn anecdotes about some of Lyon's main districts, including the "Presqu'île", the Old-Lyon district, and secret passageways known as « Traboules ».

Accompanied by passionate artisans, you will enjoy a series of friendly tastings that made Lyon the Capital of Gastronomy:

- 5 Lyonnais pork « charcuteries » + 1 glass of local red Côte du Rhône
- 1 small casserole of pike quenelle (soufflé) with crayfish sauce
- 4 regional cheeses + 1 glass of local white wine + truffle honey
- 1 slice of praline tart or brioche with pralines de Lyon
- 1 chocolate « Coussin de Lyon »
- 1 glass of Champagne or Cerdon (local sparkling wine from Gamay variety)
- 1 glass of Chartreuse liqueur with confectioneries and crystallized flowers

If you have any special requests, this tour can be fully customized to your needs and taste.

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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

4-hour private tour

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Local guide

Around 17 tastings

What’s not included

Gratuities (optional)


Lyon, France

Meeting point:

Meet your guide directly at your hotel lobby (please provide your accommodation details for necessary arrangements when booking)



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
  • Pick-up from your hotel in Lyon is included in the price; you'll be asked your hotel address in the course of the booking process
  • Please make sure to be ready in the lobby of your hotel 15-30 minutes prior departure time scheduled
  • This tour is not recommended for people allergic to almonds, don't eat pork, or don't drink alcohol
  • Les Halles are closed on Mondays, and on Sundays afternoon, other options are usually suggested
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved on this tour