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Lyon Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Key Highlights

  • You can get on and get off at your convenience
  • Explore the attractions that are of interest to you
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Ticket is valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days from the time you first board the bus.

    Start time

    Start Time: 01 Apr - 31 Oct: 9:30am - 5:00pm; every 60 minutes
    01 Nov - 31 Mar: 9:45am, 11:30am, 2:15pm and 4:15pm
    Duration: Ticket is valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days from the time you first board the bus.

    Meeting Point

    You can board the bus from any of the stop points.

    Ending Point

    You can get off at any of the stops.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    A hop-on-hop-off tour of Lyon is a great way to explore all the sightseeing attractions of this historical city. With this ticket you have the freedom to hop-on and off the bus as often as you wish. On-board audio commentary in 6 languages will ensure you don't miss a thing. All of Lyon's key attractions are covered by the tour. You could stroll around Place Bellecour located between the Rhone and the Saone rivers and marvel at the famous statue of Louis XIV or visit the Notre Dame Basilica. Perhaps you would like to stop for coffee in the pretty Place des Terreaux boasting a monumental fountain and a beautiful baroque hotel or visit the Cemetery of Loyasse and marvel at its different architectural styles.

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    Itinerary

    The tour starts from Place Bellecour in the city of Lyon. On this Hop-On-Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With 11 stops covering all of Lyon’s main attractions such as Place Bellecour, Vieux Lyon and Basilique Notre Dam de Fourviere among others, this tour provides the perfect introduction to city.

    Your ticket is valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days from when you first board one of the buses. Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated spots! There is multilingual commentary on this tour. The stop points include:

    Place Bellecour
    Terreaux
    Mur Peint/ St. Vincent
    Marche Saint-Antoine
    St. Jean/ Vieux Lyon
    Perrache / Confluence
    Notre Dame de Fourvière
    Parc Des Hauteurs
    Beaux-Arts
    Square Jussieu
    Fosse aux Ours

    You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops mentioned above as per your convenience.

    Route Map

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Transportation in an open-top bus
    • Audio commentary in Italian, English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese. You can plug in to your preferred language.
    • Earphones
    • Hop-on-hop-off ticket

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Food and drinks
    • Entrance fee to attractions
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of Lyon’s stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    An entire loop lasts about 1 hour and 15 minutes depending on the traffic. Seats cannot be booked; access to the bus is subject to availability.
  • Reviews
    • Best way to see Lyon

      Was a nasty rainy day so we couldn't enjoy Lyon from the top of the bus. The audio was great and we enjoyed learning about and seeing Lyon....

      Margaret G Thompson
    • Lyon Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour

      The recording was excellent and very informative. I think though that the stop should be announced as it was not clear if the bus was just slowing down because of traffic or...

      Magda Samek
    • An excellent way to get an overall view of Lyon and aa it has to offer.

      5 star. Our 1st day in Lyon we went around twice catching more the 2nd time around...

      Eleanor W Lee
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