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2-3 Hour Saturday Gourmet Electric Bicycle Tour of Lyon

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2-3 Hour Saturday Gourmet  Electric Bicycle Tour of Lyon

See Lyon in a day.  Meet at Lyon Part Dieu Hotel Athena Charles Béraudier Place. E-bikes provided and flow along the River Rhone, Soane to visit Louis XIV at Bellecour.  Explore the Old town, Cathedral, Basilique, Roman theatre and sample Macaroons and Pastries. See   painted Walls, and the Tete D'Or Botanical Gardens and Zoo. Visit the Paul Bocuse markets to sample Lyonnais specialities; salamis, pates, cold meats and Cotes du Rhone wine. Return to Lyon Part Dieu.

The tour starts at Lyon Part Dieu business district where you meet outside the Lyon Part Dieu train station at the statue at the Charles Béraudier Place to collect your electric bicycle. The tour continues towards the Rhone river along cycle paths.

Here you will see the Basilique, Hotel Dieu and Croix Rousse and take the great river bank cycle paths, see the magnificent cruise ships docked at the Rhone river and even check out a cruise trip. The Gallieni bridge is then taken over the Rhone river to the heart of Lyon UNESCO world heritage site peninsula. The tour continues along cycle paths past the Perrache area and along a pedestrianized shopping district stopping at the Ampere statue and the Bellecour square.

Then another pedestrianized route leads to the Place de La République and statue of the Jacobins. You then visit a popular gastronomy street and head towards the St Jean Cathedral and archaeologic gardens where you are free to look inside before continuing to the St George district, old town and house of Guignol. Then you ascend easily with your electric bicycle to the Fourviere district a tour of the Basilique, Roman theatre and Loyasse cemetery, where you are free to wander round and admire the views.

You then go down the hill to the old town and  wander around the alleys before continuing your Lyon Bicycle experience over the Soane to Terreaux Place, Bartholdi Fountain, Town Hall and Opera.

Taste some of the delicious local specialties at the food tasting with local products as Lyon's typical meats, sausage, paté, pies and hams at a famous delicatessen at the famous Lyon Paul Bocuse markets and enjoy a well earned break.

The last part of your tour takes you to the tete D'Or botanical gardens and zoo, past the Gare Brotteau a beautiful famous train station now disfunctionate and returning to your original meeting point Lyon Part Dieu place Charles Béraudier.

Sightseeing stops can be taken whenever the group decides 5 to 10 minutes to visit the Basilique, Cathedral and Roman theater when you are able to give me your bicycle and wander round these sites at your will.

Commences : Lyon, France

Duration : 4 hours

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