3-hour silk tour in Lyon
Walking tours

3-hour silk tour in Lyon

Language: English , Italian , French
Availability: Throughout the year
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Do this because
  • Discover the Jacquard loom
  • Explore the silk capital for nearly 4 centuries
  • Meet passionate artisans
  • Participate in a demonstration of hand painting on silk velvet
What to expect

Enjoy a 3-hour immersion in the silk capital of Lyon!

Accompanied by your guide, you will go down the hillside of Croix-Rousse to discover the traboules used by silk weavers in Lyon, the Jacquard loom, moths and the softness of velvet.

Get ready to discover many surprises between chemistry, history, fashion, zoology, with one of the latest companies producing Made in France silk.

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What's included
  • Engish, Italian, and French-speaking guide
  • Public transport ticket per person
  • Visit in a silk workshop
  • Handmade painting on silk velvet
  • Silkworm exhibition from April to November
  • Choose between: demonstration of silkscreen printing OR silk weaving on Jacquard loom
What's not included
  • Any entrance tickets
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Place de la Croix-Rousse, 69004 Lyon, France

Meeting point:

Your guide will wait for you directly at Place de la Croix-Rousse, next to statue of Jacquard

What to remember
  • Tour suitable for mature teenagers
  • Tour not suitable for people with disabilities or wheelchairs
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • This tour has a maximum of 15 people
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  • Throughout the year
  • Schedules depend (check the calendar)
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 7 days before the activity begins.

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