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Aerial view of the beautiful city of Lyon

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Aerial view of the beautiful city of Lyon
Experience the best of Lyon, including the city’s most delicious specialties, and embark on an exciting journey to the historic regions of Bresse and Dombes.
Cultural
Packaged tour

Highlights

Enjoy a full day at leisure and a 2CV tour around Lyon

Travel to the stunning regions of Bresse and Dombes

Explore the vibrant city of Lyon, dubbed as France’s capital of gastronomy. Enjoy a 2CV car ride through the city, stroll along the riverbanks, and dine in a restaurant to taste mouth-watering local dishes. Join an excursion to the charming regions of Bresse and Dombes, where you’ll visit the Royal Monastery of Brou and enjoy some leisurely walks through the quiet countryside. Stop by the medieval village of Pérouges to sample its special Galette de Perouges.

This tour departs daily.

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Included

4-night accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Lyon
Daily breakfast
Bresse and Dombes private tour
2CV tour

Itinerary

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Day 1
Lyon

Independent arrival from the train station to your hotel, remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 2
Lyon

Breakfast at your hotel and enjoy the morning at leisure. In the afternoon, explore the city of Lyon by a 2CV car. First, visit the modern part of Lyon before strolling along the Saône riverbanks. You will pass by the famous house of Paul Bocuse, a French chef and owner of a 3-star Michelin restaurant, before you take a break at a pastry/bakery shop. Following your break, you will continue to the Old Town where the tour will finish. 

Breakfast
Day 3
Lyon

Breakfast at your hotel and enjoy the day at leisure.

Breakfast
Day 4
Lyon - Bresse - Dombes - Lyon

Today, you will enjoy a full day excursion to Bresse & Dombes. Two regions, two characters: The Bresse with its Bocage, its wood-frame farms and its history where man and nature are joined, and the Dombes with its lakes, its birds and its medieval past. Plunge into these two delicious worlds during your day in the Ain. In Bourg en Bresse, visit the Royal Monastery of Brou, a masterpiece by an emperor’s daughter. This flamboyant gothic jewel will fascinate you with its liveliness and the quality of its architecture. Following some free time, you will travel onto Dombes where you will enjoy lunch in the centre of town. You will then continue to Pérouges and discover the medieval village. Before returning to Lyon, you will meet at the Ostelleriede Pérouges for a Galettede Pérouges tasting.

Breakfast
Day 5
Lyon

Check out after breakfast, end of tour.
 

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French
Currency
EUR
4 nights
from AUD1,715
per person, twin share
Lyon (Daily)
1 January - 31 October 2020
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