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Lyon Painted Walls, United States district

 Amazing audioguided walking tour on your smartphone!

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Walking tour description

Discover the United States district and its painted walls, far from the traditional tourist circuits!

Follow the voice of a professional and local guide from your smartphone. Commentaries trigger automatically right where they happened.

Learn about an ultra-innovative 20th century housing project, implemented by the brilliant architect Tony Garnier. Admire the project’s constructions and the splendidly painted walls that retrace the history of the project throughout the walk.

A visit at the crossroads between architecture and street-art!

Lyon Painted Walls, United States district

💪 Highlights

A walking tour like no other

  • Discover the grandiose housing project of architect Tony Garnier to fight against the precarious working class housing conditions
  • Admire a real open-air museum and its numerous mural frescoes tretracing the architect’s project.
  • Discover the ideal city seen from 6 countries through 6 magnificent painted frescoes
  • The tour is designed by Laura, your professional tour guide.
  • Enjoy a unique guided audio experience: stories and directions trigger automatically from your smartphone
  • Visit at your own pace. A little shopping break or stop at a terrace? Simply resume where you left off.

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: 70 Boulevard des Etats-Unis, Lyon 69008. Close to métro États-Unis – Musée Tony Garnier

🚶‍♂️ Duration: 1 hour

⏱ Availability: daily, 24h/ 24

☝️ 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 suitable for people in wheelchairs
  • 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 et voices

All our tours are designed by professional guides and actors

Rachel Williams

English Voice

Laura Perez

Tour Guide

So, let’s go?