Food Tour - Explore Historic Lyon

Explore the world capital of gastronomy and the legacy of Lyon's extraordinary female chefs.

In this educational and delicious food tour, a local guide will share stories of the famous “Mères Lyonnaises,” also known as the Lyonnaise Mothers, and their impact on the culinary history of this fascinating city.

Throughout this tour, you'll learn how Lyon’s iconic female chefs changed the course of its history while you enjoy the region's signature local and seasonal delights. Many of the recipes around the city remain uniquely unchanged from their humble beginnings, including traditional local pastries, historic savory dishes and some scrumptious surprises along the way.

Alcohol may be enjoyed by those of legal drinking age.

  • Minimum Guests 1
  • Maximum Guests 12
  • Food Stops 5
  • Approximate Duration 3 hours
  • Labels City Tours, Walking Food Tours

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Bridget B.


10 Nov 2022

What a wonderful way to explore Lyon! You will learn so much about its history and culture while sampling delicious food all along the way! Thank you for arranging this - highly recommend to all!

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all-inclusive: 5 food stops and taxes.

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Meet your guide

Passionate about Lyon’s culture and culinary offerings, Guide Charlie and their team know the best places to get authentic fare in this legendary city. Experience the local foodie scene as your expert guide introduces you to delights from bistros, patisseries and more. Discover the beating heart of Lyon's incredible past and present as you walk off the beaten path with your seasoned food tour guide.

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