Self-guided audio tour: Fourvière, the holy hill Guided tours

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The origins of Lyon: Lugdunum

With this self-guided audio-tour designed by Laura, a professional guide who is passionate about her work, discover Fourvière, where Lugdunum was founded, the Roman town that would become Lyon. Explore the district with your smartphone, which will begin stories and give directions automatically, at the right place and the right time. Leaving from Place de Fourvière, at the foot of Fourvière Basilica, follow your guide’s voice on your smartphone, which will tell stories automatically when you reach the spot where they happened.

The tour offers a chance to admire the striking Fourvière Basilica, which watches over the city. Visit the impressive Roman remains, such as the Grand Theatre, where the famous music, drama and dance festival Les Nuits de Fourvière is held every summer. Journey back through time and the history of Lyon, on this charming tour that includes incredible sites and stunning views of the city.

Worth knowing

A fully charged smartphone, the Rewind app, earbuds or headphones, and an Internet connection are required to enjoy this tour.
You can begin this tour when you please, from 10 am to 5:30 pm.
Please go to the rendezvous point to activate the commentary and begin your self-guided audio-tour.
Want to take a break? No problem, you can pick up your tour where you left off, whenever you wish.
When your purchase is complete, you will receive a confirmation email with the activation code for the tour and instructions to follow to download the app.
Tour not recommended for people with reduced mobility.
Non-cancellable and non-refundable tour




Self-guided audio tour


Funiculaire > Fourviere

Meeting point

Exit of the funicular "Fourvière", Place de Fourvière - Lyon 5th

Testimony of the past

Most of European cities have been developed by rebuilding themselves in the same place. In Lyon, the topography has allowed its districts to extend eastward over the centuries, offering a beautiful physical continuity of each era!