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Offbeat sightseeing cruise to the heart of the Confluence district

River cruises
Offbeat sightseeing cruise to the heart of the Confluence district

Saône and Rhône Rivers: different atmospheres

Explore Lyon and its various facets, from the Saône River to the quays of the Rhône River, passing by the innovative urban planning of the new, environmentally-friendly Confluence quarters.
At the tip of the confluence where the rivers Rhône and Saône meet, stands the imposing futuristic glass and metal silhouette of the Musée des Confluences.
This guided cruise will treat you to uninterrupted views of the city, and take you for a relaxing tour through time and space, from Vieux-Lyon overlooked by Fourvière hill, and the basilica, to the contemporary architecture of the Confluence district.

Worth knowing

  • Please ensure you arrive 10 minutes before the cruise commences.
  • Booking is necessary.
  • Cancellation free of charge 72 hours before schedule activity.
  • In the event of flooding the day of the cruise, the navigation itinerary may be changed.
  • For health and safety reasons, animals are not allowed on board, with the exception of assistance dogs and guides for the blind.

As low as €15.00

& practical information



1 hour visit








Child from 3 to 10


Baby under 3



Meeting place

Boarding and landing opposite 2 quai des Célestins - Lyon 2nd. At the foot of the Passerelle du Palais de Justice, left bank of the Saône river, by Place Bellecour.



Metro A or D > Bellecour

Customer reviews Ils ont fait cette visite
5 Review(s)


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It was really nice and cheap... Thank you !

Very friendly and helpful

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The staffs at the tourist office were very professional. They all spoke fluent English. They were very friendly and helpful, even helping me to make reservations for ground tours and riverboat cruises.

English commentary

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The English commentary was not as complete as the French

Nice way to get an overview of the city.

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The cruise gives a nice overview of the area south of the old town on the river. I did the cruise on the first day I was in Lyon and it gave me ideas of places to visit for the remainder of my stay.

Pleasant trip on the river

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The boat was quiet and comfortable. It was well designed for viewing the sights along the river. The crew were efficient and friendly but as an English speaker, found the commentary, first in French and then in English difficult to follow at times.

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