Lyon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Lyon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour information and booking

from
$22
Duration
Varies
Departs from
You may board the bus at any one of the stops around the city. See Itinerary section for details
Time of departure
April 1 - October 31:Buses depart between 9:30am - 5pm, every 60 minutesNovember 1 - March 31:Buses depart at these times only: 11am, 11:30am, 2pm and 4pm
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Tour description provided by Viator

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lyon on a hop-on hop-off tour! Sightsee at your own pace aboard an open-top, double-decker bus. You can hop on and off as many times as you like at any of the 12 stops along the route to see Lyon's top attractions, including the Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière, the Place Bellecour, the Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, Old Lyon or one of the several urban parks in the city.

With the choice of a one- or two-day ticket and the flexibility to create your own itinerary, this hop-on hop-off tour is the best way to see Lyon’s most popular sights.

Start your hop-on hop-off tour through Lyon at the Place Bellecour, the Lyon Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Jean Baptiste) or any of the other 12 stops on the route. As the open-top, double-decker bus transports you around town, hop on and off as many times as you like and wherever you like to see the best of Lyon at your own pace (full tour duration without stops: approximately 1.3 hours). Spend some time at the famous Place Bellecour, the starting point for the annual Festival of Lights (in December only) and home to a statue of Louis XIV (known as the Sun King), which has been watching over the Lyonnais (people of Lyon) and visitors from all over the world since the 1820s. Visit the Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière, which was built high above the rooftops of Lyon and boasts a panoramic view of the city. Or hop off at the Mur Peint stop to admire impressive frescoes painted on several house facades.The hop-on hop-off stops also include beautiful museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des Beaux Arts), Old Lyon (Vieux Lyon) with its ancient Renaissance buildings, and Rue de la République, Lyon's main shopping street.

What's included

  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Audio commentary

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees