urban hikes in the capital of Gaul

Photo : Lyon City Trek

Lyon City Trek organizes various urban hikes in Lyon. The objective: to promote walking and campaign for respectful tourism.

Want to discover Lyon differently? Lyon City Trek offers treks in town, for tourists or Lyonnais, and for great walkers as well as novices.

A 100% Lyonnais guide

To guide hikers: Patrick Mathon, Lyonnais and geologist, he created Lyon City Trek in April 2015. For him, the relationship with nature is an asset in Lyon: he likes to show the confluence of the two rivers, the reliefs wooded hills with overhanging views or horizons that spin towards the Alps and Mont Blanc.

Lyon City Trek provides visits following respectful tourism. Bearer of the LVED label (Lyon Fair and Sustainable City) since 2016, Patrick Mathon is committed to an approach of ethics and social and solidarity economy. Its goal: to promote walking and soft modes of transport, by highlighting local initiatives.

A variety of treks

Different options are available to the curious who would like to test these urban hikes: treks of 2 or 3 hours or long day walks. Lyon City Trek offers several walks on the theme of nature in the city, on Ile Barbe, on the slopes of the Croix Rousse or in the 5th arrondissement of Lyon.

For newcomers: a discovery trek in Lyon with the great classics such as the traboules. For gourmets, Lyon City Trek also offers gastronomic treks. Many other options are regularly possible. So, want to walk around town?

Useful information

Rates: from 20€ for a standard trek

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