Self-guided audio tour: Lyonnais gastronomy Guided tours

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Lyon, Capital of Gastronomy

With this self-guided audio-tour designed by Laura, a professional guide who is passionate about her work, discover the history of gastronomy in Lyon, including its art of living, traditions and delicacies! Explore the district with your smartphone, which will begin stories and give directions automatically, at the right place and the right time. Setting off from Rue Royale, where the famous Restaurant de la Mère Brazier was born, follow your guide’s voice on your smartphone, which will tell stories automatically when you reach the spot where they happened.

Along the tour, you will learn about the history of Lyon’s famous Mères Lyonnaises (female cooks), who have influenced the region’s most renowned chefs, and discover Lyon, the city with the most restaurants per capita in France (with 4000 restaurants). Visit a 'bouchon', an authentic local eatery, where you can sample Lyon’s delicious specialities for lunch.

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.
Non-cancellable and non-refundable tour




Self-guided audio tour


Metro A or C > Hôtel de Ville, Louis Pradel

Meeting point

12 rue Royale - Lyon 1st


Thank you to the Mères Lyonnaises, famous cooks who started their own restaurants in the 20th century. With their home-style cooking and their slightly grumpy welcome, they gave Lyonnais gastronomy its own special character.