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Discover the occult old city center

Discover the occult old city center

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks, 1 ticket and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English and French
This is popular! Over 260 people have booked it.

About your host

I have been working as a local guide in Lyon for 20 years +, and know the city, its history and little-known stories inside and out. I specialized more specifically in its esoteric history (alchemy, sorcery, free-masonry and occult groups), a history which is very rich with Lyon indeed ! I am also a professionally published writer (novels, short stories…) and collector of ancient books about the…
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What we’ll do

We begin our historic and esoteric tour of the old city with the Saint-Jean cathedral, a magnificent gothic style church filled with images left by alchemists. Then delve into the highlights and little-known secrets of the old city itself, a jewel of 15th and 16th centuries of more than 600 town houses. Its rich heritage is filled with the stories of dynasties and the lesser-known hermetic…

What I’ll provide

Drinks
A free drink included (coffee, tea, or fruit juice)
Tickets
Free exclusive booklet (24 p.) with photos and illustrations Livret de visite exclusif (24 p.), avec photos et illustrations
Equipment
A free map of Lyon, and the detailed explanation of the guide about what you can do next in the beautiful city of Lyon !

What to bring

Good shoes ! (specifically, no heels as the pavement is ancient)

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Where you'll be

— Saint-Jean cathedral, 12th-15th century romanesque-and-gothic church — Streets of the Old City, which consists in more than 600 houses from Renaissance time — Traboule (popular and less-known…) or passageways through the houses, typical to Lyon — The guide knows little-known traboules closed to the general public, and specific stories he found in the oldest books

Upcoming availability

Wed, 17th Jul    From 10:30 to 13:00.
₹2,304 per person
7 of 10 spots left
This is popular! Over 260 people have booked it.

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Cancellation policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

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