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Discovery Cruise around Barbe Island

River cruises
Discovery Cruise around Barbe Island

The city and nature

Relax and admire the changing scenery, the embankment that borders Vieux-Lyon and the hills in the Croix-Rousse district, all the way to the wild and verdant banks of Île Barbe, a medieval showcase and preserved natural environment on the outskirts of the city.
On the way, don't miss the landscaped banks of the Saône, punctuated by facilities and modern works of art.
Whether you're old or young, you're sure to enjoy sailing in the very heart of Lyon and its historic districts, all the way to Vaise.

Relaxation and change of scenery guaranteed!

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.
  • Navigys boats are accessible to PRMs. However, it is preferable to indicate this when booking.

As low as €15.00

& practical information



1 hour visit








Child from 3 to 10


Baby under 3



Meeting place

Boarding 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
28 Review(s)

A great alternative to Paris!

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With Lyon only 1.5 hrs from London, what a great alternative destination.

LCC good value for what it offers

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I would recommend the city card because it offers a lot for a great value, it would have been much more expensive to visit every museum or use the public transport without it.

Good view from boat and interesting commentary

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Mixed weather so most passengers sat inside but views very good from large windows. Commentary in French then English although the English was clearly briefer.

need to return

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A beautiful city steeped in history . Wonderful restaurants. helpful people . Michael the pedicab driver was so knowledgable . Need to return again and again.

Amazing city, really beautiful.

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I recommend everyone to discover Lyon, a really beautiful town, nice monuments, and such a delicious food.

A beautiful cruise

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Well worth it on a beautiful sunny day. Appreciated the bilingual French/English explanations by the guide.

River cruise

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Really enjoyable trip getting a useful feel for the history and culture of the city and the vital role of the river

Lovely way to see the city

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It was a lovely, relaxing tour and the guide was amazing at switching between English and French. She provided all sorts of historical, cultural and current information about Lyon.


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Great information for tourists looking to explore Lyon!

Relaxing cruise!

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Really enjoyed the cruise and a very informative commentary! This was included in our Lyon City Pass.

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