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Lyon Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

Available in English

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Ticket is valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days from the time you first board the bus.

  • Start time

    Start Time: 01 Apr - 31 Oct: 9:30am - 5:00pm; every 60 minutes
    01 Nov - 31 Mar: 9:45am, 11:30am, 2:15pm and 4:15pm
    Duration: Ticket is valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days from the time you first board the bus.

  • Meeting Point
    You can board the bus from any of the stop points.
  • Ending Point

    You can get off at any of the stops.

Key Highlights

  • You can get on and get off at your convenience
  • Explore the attractions that are of interest to you


A hop-on-hop-off tour of Lyon is a great way to explore all the sightseeing attractions of this historical city. With this ticket you have the freedom to hop-on and off the bus as often as you wish. On-board audio commentary in 6 languages will ensure you don't miss a thing. All of Lyon's key attractions are covered by the tour. You could stroll around Place Bellecour located between the Rhone and the Saone rivers and marvel at the famous statue of Louis XIV or visit the Notre Dame Basilica. Perhaps you would like to stop for coffee in the pretty Place des Terreaux boasting a monumental fountain and a beautiful baroque hotel or visit the Cemetery of Loyasse and marvel at its different architectural styles.

Download the tour route map


The tour starts from Place Bellecour in the city of Lyon. On this Hop-On-Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With 11 stops covering all of Lyon’s main attractions such as Place Bellecour, Vieux Lyon and Basilique Notre Dam de Fourviere among others, this tour provides the perfect introduction to city.

Your ticket is valid for 1 or 2 consecutive days from when you first board one of the buses. Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated spots! There is multilingual commentary on this tour. The stop points include:

Place Bellecour
Mur Peint/ St. Vincent
Marche Saint-Antoine
St. Jean/ Vieux Lyon
Perrache / Confluence
Notre Dame de Fourvière
Parc Des Hauteurs
Square Jussieu
Fosse aux Ours

You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops mentioned above as per your convenience.

Route Map


  • Transportation in an open-top bus
  • Audio commentary in Italian, English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese. You can plug in to your preferred language.
  • Earphones
  • Hop-on-hop-off ticket


  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fee to attractions

Additional info

An entire loop lasts about 1 hour and 15 minutes depending on the traffic. Seats cannot be booked; access to the bus is subject to availability.

Customer Reviews

  • Kubesova, Marie

    The first tour was supposed to be at 10:00 but it started at 9:30. Thank God we were already there.

    Canada 09/30/2015

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