Lyon Vieux Lyon (Old Lyon) Excursion Reviews

Touted as the city's oldest district, Vieux Lyon's Renaissance district is worth checking out for its beautiful aesthetic and shops.
Wonderful tour.
Wonderful tour. Walked up 1000 steps saw the largest murals covering the entire sides of buildings. Walked through the Trouboules, passageways the silk trade used to get their silk to the ships quickly. Passed through beautiful court yards ... Read More
Wonderful tour. Walked up 1000 steps saw the largest murals covering the entire sides of buildings. Walked through the Trouboules, passageways the silk trade used to get their silk to the ships quickly. Passed through beautiful court yards and narrow hallways. Read Less
Sail Date August 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
Very interesting- a cool old town with hidden passageways.
Very interesting- a cool old town with hidden passageways.
Very interesting- a cool old town with hidden passageways. Read Less
Sail Date May 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: AmaWaterways
Short coach trip around the area with brief explanations of certain buildings.
Short coach trip around the area with brief explanations of certain buildings.
Short coach trip around the area with brief explanations of certain buildings. Read Less
Sail Date October 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Emerald Waterways
Unfortunately rain interfered with our being able to fully enjoy the tour.
Unfortunately rain interfered with our being able to fully enjoy the tour. The old town streets and shops we delightful. Also the Trompe L'oile painted buildings were fun to see.
Unfortunately rain interfered with our being able to fully enjoy the tour. The old town streets and shops we delightful. Also the Trompe L'oile painted buildings were fun to see. Read Less
Sail Date September 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Enjoyed its magnificent Gothic and Renaissance architecture and the traboules, the hidden walkways
Enjoyed its magnificent Gothic and Renaissance architecture and the traboules, the hidden walkways
Enjoyed its magnificent Gothic and Renaissance architecture and the traboules, the hidden walkways Read Less
Sail Date October 2016
Shore Excursion Provider:
Got to spend time here shopping and eating.
Got to spend time here shopping and eating. Beautiful area of the city.
Got to spend time here shopping and eating. Beautiful area of the city. Read Less
Sail Date October 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Entertaining, informative guide, a lovely town with much to see and do.
Entertaining, informative guide, a lovely town with much to see and do.
Entertaining, informative guide, a lovely town with much to see and do. Read Less
Sail Date August 2016
Shore Excursion Provider:
In the morning we took the silk weavers walking tour and in the afternoon we went to a cooking demo ...
In the morning we took the silk weavers walking tour and in the afternoon we went to a cooking demo at the school of Paul Bocuse.
In the morning we took the silk weavers walking tour and in the afternoon we went to a cooking demo at the school of Paul Bocuse. Read Less
Sail Date July 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Got us our bearings for our own tour later.
Got us our bearings for our own tour later.
Got us our bearings for our own tour later. Read Less
Sail Date June 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
The normal scenic tour prepared and managed by Scenic
The normal scenic tour prepared and managed by Scenic
The normal scenic tour prepared and managed by Scenic Read Less
Sail Date May 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
A beautiful city, full of history and little shops.
A beautiful city, full of history and little shops. Fun.
A beautiful city, full of history and little shops. Fun. Read Less
Sail Date May 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Interesting and informative.
Interesting and informative.
Interesting and informative. Read Less
Sail Date April 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Informative and somewhat historic background tour of a beautiful city.
Informative and somewhat historic background tour of a beautiful city.
Informative and somewhat historic background tour of a beautiful city. Read Less
Sail Date March 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Loved learning about the history of Vieux Lyon
Loved learning about the history of Vieux Lyon
Loved learning about the history of Vieux Lyon Read Less
Sail Date March 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Very interesting, loved the architecture.
Very interesting, loved the architecture. The people were friendly.
Very interesting, loved the architecture. The people were friendly. Read Less
Sail Date October 2015
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Seeing the very old section was excellent
Seeing the very old section was excellent
Seeing the very old section was excellent Read Less
Sail Date September 2015
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
An up close and personal look at the old city.
An up close and personal look at the old city. Not enough time for shopping
An up close and personal look at the old city. Not enough time for shopping Read Less
Sail Date July 2015
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
The old town in Lyon was really nice and we also had some free time.
The old town in Lyon was really nice and we also had some free time. Vienne was full of Roman influence and interesting to compare with K Roman remains.
The old town in Lyon was really nice and we also had some free time. Vienne was full of Roman influence and interesting to compare with K Roman remains. Read Less
Sail Date July 2015
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Walking tour was long and VERY hot - quite unpleasant.
Walking tour was long and VERY hot - quite unpleasant.
Walking tour was long and VERY hot - quite unpleasant. Read Less
Sail Date July 2015
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Too short of a tour.
Too short of a tour. Didn't see much of the city.
Too short of a tour. Didn't see much of the city. Read Less
Sail Date June 2015
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Loved walking through the old part of the city.
Loved walking through the old part of the city. It was fun walking through the narrow hidden passageways for access to the buildings. The history was amazing. I loved having time to shop the small stores and even purchased an evening ... Read More
Loved walking through the old part of the city. It was fun walking through the narrow hidden passageways for access to the buildings. The history was amazing. I loved having time to shop the small stores and even purchased an evening bag in one of the chic boutiques. Read Less
Sail Date May 2015
Shore Excursion Provider:
Another excellent expedition
Another excellent expedition
Another excellent expedition Read Less
Sail Date May 2015
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
We enjoyed the old city of Lyon.
We enjoyed the old city of Lyon. Very charming and our guide was very good. We stopped at a small pastisserie and enjoyed delicious pastry with other passengers.
We enjoyed the old city of Lyon. Very charming and our guide was very good. We stopped at a small pastisserie and enjoyed delicious pastry with other passengers. Read Less
Sail Date May 2015
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
We enjoyed the Vieux Lyon walking tour.
We enjoyed the Vieux Lyon walking tour. Our guide was informative and we had some free time to spend walking in the old section. We joined fellow passengers at a small café for delicious pastry.
We enjoyed the Vieux Lyon walking tour. Our guide was informative and we had some free time to spend walking in the old section. We joined fellow passengers at a small café for delicious pastry. Read Less
Sail Date May 2015
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
The ship docked at the Saone and Rhone rivers.
The ship docked at the Saone and Rhone rivers. We began with the guided walking tour along the cobbled streets in the old town. the city is very beautiful with magnificent views. Basilica of Notre Dame is very impressive. We had free ... Read More
The ship docked at the Saone and Rhone rivers. We began with the guided walking tour along the cobbled streets in the old town. the city is very beautiful with magnificent views. Basilica of Notre Dame is very impressive. We had free time to do local crafts shopping. Need more time to appreciate Lyon. Read Less
Sail Date April 2015
Shore Excursion Provider: Amadeus River Cruises