Lyon’s Self-guided Walking Tours

Walking and guided tour of Lyon by yourself ? It’s possible !

Weither you are a resident in Lyon or a tourist, it’s possible to have a Lyon walking tour by yourself. How can you do it without spending all your money ? If you really want to know this beautiful city of Lyon, you can take a look at the website Rewind offers self-guided walking tours at a very abordable price.

In the meantime, in this article, we inform you of two places to bring your family urgently.
The taste of French cuisine, specialties from Lyon such as quenelles will never hold any secrets for them. Then, discover the « Parc de la tête d’or », a very wonderful park where you can see savan’s animals and do some bike in family.

Lyon walking tour without a guide


The « quartier Saint Jean », the Lyon culinary specialities district

The place to be in order to taste lyon’s food specialities is the old Lyon area, especially Saint Jean, localised in the 5th district. Easy to access with public transit like subway D, get off at the stop called Vieux Lyon.

The Saint Jean’s street is the main road of Saint-Jean’s area. It’s time to choice one of these little charming restaurants for savor a very good plate of « saucisson brioché » and a « Lyon’s salade» bacon and poached eggs.
Enjoy to admire the architectury from gallo roman’s time of this ancient city nevertheless modern.


Get some happy time in family at the « Parc de la tête d’Or »

There are plenty of activities and many things to do at this large wooded park of 105 hectares.
The park’s lake is equipped with pedal boats for a ride on the water. You can also rent 4-seater bicycle carts to explore the entire park.
Many games such as slides and swings are installed. A zoo of exotic animals is open to the public and a rose garden, splendid in summer, makes it possible to take superb photos.

You can also admire the grandiose sculptures of French artists in front of the lake. Several picnic spots are available as well as wide green meadows for readers.
And if you’re still bored, go and take a walk along the Rhône. You’ll find a big path along the river for long walks.