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Lunch cruise on board the Hermès

River cruises
Lunch cruise on board the Hermès

A romantic gourmet break

Discover the capital of Gaul by boat. From the quays of the Rhône River to the Ile Barbe, passing by the Confluence district, admire the landscapes. Enjoy a delightful lunch and visit Lyon in a new way.
Enjoy a gastronomic meal as you float along the river, and see Lyon from an original viewpoint, in a relaxing and romantic atmosphere.

Take in Lyon's landscapes as you approach the Confluence district, a recently renovated area with surprising modern architecture, and sail through historic districts inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list, and on up the Saône, all the way to the medieval Île Barbe slumbering in an ocean of greenery. And of course, you'll be feasting on delicious food as you go.
Enjoy a three-hour gourmet break. Here on the Rhône and Saône and passing through their confluence, time will appear to stand still.

Worth knowing

  • Please ensure you arrive 20 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.
  • Menus are provided for information only and are subject to change.
  • The price includes the cruise, lunch and drinks.


A house cocktail with or without alcohol

Hand-cut tuna tartare, avocado and grapefruit salad, roasted almonds


Poached egg in Ravatys red wine sauce, croutons and bacon


Fish terrine with candied lemon peel, crayfish salad, watercress cream


Goat cheese cannelloni, arugula salad with chopped chestnuts, ravigote sauce (vegan)

Salmon blanquette, leeks fondue, saffron potatoes


Slow cooked lamb shoulder marinated in beer, roasted beetroot with honey and thyme


Forest style roasted guinea fowl ballotine, Dauphinois gratin


Fine artichoke velouté and chestnut ravioli, pan-fried in autumn (vegan)

« Royal » chocolate cake, citrus fruits coulis


Creamy caramelized walnut tart, chestnuts ice cream


Revisited « Poire Belle-Hélène »

Coffee or tea

1 glass of wine to choose: red, white or Rosé or Badoit ou Evian


1 soda or fruit juice to choose from the menu on board

Puff pastry cheese, mixed salad


Lemon fish terrine, watercress cream

Salmon filet, just snacked, Dauphinois gratin and seasonal vegetables


Supreme of chicken, Dauphinois gratin and seasonal vegetables

Crepe with sugar and whipped cream


Chocolate fondant and whipped cream

As low as €79.00

& practical information



2h30 visit








Child (3-12)



Meeting place

Boarding (departure and arrival) 16 quai Claude Bernard -Lyon 7th.



Tram T1 > Quai Claude Bernard

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

Wonderful View of Lyon

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The Hermès offers a very fine meal, nicely served, together with a beautiful cruise on part of the Rhône and a long stretch of the Saône. The narration in French and English is very good and not intrusive. I particularly enjoyed seeing and hearing about the architecture, old and new, as we cruised.

Excellent lunch while cruising

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The ambiance and modern facilities were first-class. The window table and attentive service from the equippe provided for a relaxing lunch. The menu was excellent.


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The boat, the crew, the food, the tour, everything was perfect - it was a day to remember.

Response from ONLYLYON Tourism

03/07/2017 by Laetitia, Lyon City Expert

Thank you for this great feedback ! I'm very happy to know this day will be a day to remember...
Next time, do not hesitate to book for an all day cruise...

Boat Hermès

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Perfect reception, excellent food, all our compliments to the team!

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