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Fourvière, the Sacred Hill

 Amazing audioguided walking tour on your smartphone!

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Walking tour description

Welcome to Fourvière, the cradle of Lyon and heart of the city over 2000 years ago, with incredible ruins still standing.

Visit with your smartphone in your pocket and follow the voice of your guide. All commentaries trigger automatically, right where they happened!

Travel back in time and into the history of Lyon during a stroll full of charm and incredible sites with breathtaking views of the entire city!

Discover the majestic Basilica of Fourvière but also this ancient theater built more than 2,000 years ago

Fourvière, the Sacred Hill

💪 Highlights

A walking tour like no other

  • Discover the majestic basilica and understand the origin of the Festival of Lights.
  • Walk through the Roman ruins of a majestic Roman amphitheater
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Lyon
  • This tour is designed by a professional guide, passionate about gastronomy and anything that has to do with Lyon specialties!
  • Leave your smartphone in your pocket: all the commentaries and directions trigger automatically.
  • Visit at your own pace: stop for a café or lunch and resume the tour when you’re ready.

How does it work?

1.Select the tour of your choice on the Rewind Application

2. Meet at the indicated departure address

3.Press play and simply follow your guide for the next hour

About this tour

📍 Departure point: Esplanade de la Basilique, 7 Place de Fourvière, 69005 Lyon, close to the Fourvière funicular railway

🚶‍♂️ Duration: 1 to 1.5 hours

⏱ Availability: daily between 7am and 6pm

☝️ Required before starting your visit:

  1. A smartphone (fully charged)
  2. The Rewind application installed on your smartphone
  3. An internet connection for the duration of the tour
  4. Your headphones

🙂 More information:

  • An internet connection is required for the duration of the tour
  • Follow the tour from your smartphone on the Rewind app
  • The tour launches at the starting point – and won’t start from anywhere else
  • You can take the tour any day and any time after purchase
  • This tour is available in English and French
  • You can activate pause at any time and resume the tour whenever you want
  • No one will assist you at the starting point or during the visit (to get started, use the application and follow the instructions received by email after purchase)
  • Visit not suitable for people in wheelchairs (many steps, very steep passages)
  • Wearing a mask is mandatory in public places
  • The social distancing must be respected during the tour

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Our bundles of 1, 3 or 5 smartphone audioguided tours of your choice

Up to 2 walking tours for free!

Among 6 available in Lyon

Our tour guides and voices

All our tours are designed by professional guides and actors

Robert Dauney

English Voice

Laura Perez

Tour Guide

So, let’s go?