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Lyon City Card with Access to Top Attractions and Public Transport

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Staying in Lyon a few days with no time to lose? The Lyon City Card is what you need! Choose between the 1, 2 or 3 day pass and discover most of the city's culture and heritage.

Description

Get the best of Lyon in one single card! For 1, 2 or 3 days, the Lyon City Card opens the doors of 22 museums and activities, as well as the entire public transportation network. This pass is the essential tool to save time and money!

The Lyon City Card offers you :

  • FREE access to public transportation

  • FREE access to Lyon's museums

  • FREE access to the temporary exhibitions

  • FREE activities (like a cruise on the river, a Guignol puppet show, a visit of a silk workshop and more)

  • FREE guided tours

...and many more discounts on all types of activities and shows!

In total, the Lyon City Card offers 38 cultural and recreational benefits and free public transportation to see what's best of Lyon, saving time and money.

Free Tours and Activities (reservation required)

-Walking tours by the Lyon Tourism Office

  • Audio guides in French, English, German, Italian and Spanish

  • Free entrance to the Towers of Fourvi?re Basilica (April to November)

  • Boat Trip on the river with Lyon City Boat ( April to October)

  • Maison des Canuts Silk Workshop

  • Silk Workshop

  • Lyon City Tram

  • Mini-World ( Priority access)

Free Theater Shows (reservation required, limited places available)

  • Maison de Guignol Theater

  • Un Gone de Lyon Theater

  • Planetarium

Museums and temporary exhibitions

  • Fine Art Museum of Lyon

  • Confluences Museum - Priority access

  • Gadagne Museum: History of Lyon and Puppets of the World

  • Contemporary Art Museum (only open during times of exhibition)

  • Institute of Contemporary Art (only open during times of exhibition)

  • Gallo Roman Museum

  • Jean Couty Museum

  • Miniature and Cinema Museum

  • Lumiere Museum

  • Fourviere Museum of Religious Art

  • Resistance and Deportation Museum

  • Guignol Museum

  • Automat Museum

  • African Museum

  • Tony Garnier Urban Museum

  • Automobile Museum

  • Gallo Roman Museum of St Romain en Gal

  • Electricity Museum

  • La Sucriere at Confluence (Open only during times of exhibition)

  • Dr Merieux Museum

  • Special Access to the Biennial Art Festival

Shopping and Leisure Discounts

  • Special offers - Galeries Lafayette Part dieu, Le printemps, Pole de loisirs Confluence, Boutique Hard Rock Café (upon presentation of card)

  • Tourism Office Boutique, Place Bellecour - 10% reduction (excluding books)

  • National Opera of Lyon - 15% Reduction (excluding end of year)

  • Celestins Theatre - reduced price for each show

  • New Generation Theatre - reduced price for each show

  • TNP - 5 EUR reduction on adult seats, 2 EUR reduction for children

  • Maison de la Danse - reduced rate for all shows excluding the comedy week, exceptional nights and the end of year.

  • Complexe du Rire - 6 EUR reduction

  • Espace Gerson - 5 EUR reduction

  • Cyclopolitains - 10 EUR reduction

  • Lyon the Grand Tour - 2 EUR reduction

  • France Adventures - 20% discount for 5 acrobatic routes in the trees

  • Aquarium - 2.50 EUR reduction for adults and 1.5 EUR reduction for children

  • Velo'v - 3euros for 3 days with one hour free with each use of the Velo'v

Please Note:

  • It is necessary to print the voucher for this product. Electronic copies presented from a mobile device will not be accepted.

  • There is no charge for children under 4 years old as most attractions are free for infants.

  • A Junior Lyon City Card (for children and teenagers aged 4 to 15) can only be issued subject if an Adult Lyon City Card is purchased at the same time. A maximum of 3 Junior cards can be issued for 1 Adult card. Access to places and events may be refused to Junior Card holders not able to prove their age.

  • Most attractions are open from 10:00 to 18:00

  • Public transportation and many attractions are closed on May 1. Many museums are closed on Mondays.

  • Guided tours must be booked in advance.

  • All cards / passes purchased must be claimed at the redemption points located in the city. This will be indicated in the vouchers received upon booking. Cards will not be delivered to your home or hotel.

  • Card is activated by the user from the first validation in one of the 31 included activities. Each card is valid for one person and for consecutive days.

  • Offers and discounts are subject to change without prior notice.

Includes

  • Attraction pass

  • Museum pass

  • Discount on select activities and shows

  • Map

  • Transportation fee
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1 Day Pass

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2-Day Pass

Available: Daily
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3-Day Pass

Available: Daily
Inclusions: Attraction pass / Museum pass / Discount on select activities and shows / Map / Transportation fee
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4-Day Pass

Available: Daily
Inclusions: Attraction pass / Museum pass / Discount on select activities and shows / Map / Transportation fee

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Voucher Exchange Procedure:

You can exchange your VELTRA voucher for the Lyon City Card at the Lyon Tourism Office.

Opening hours: Everyday from 09:00 to 18:00 (except 1st January & 25 December)
Metro: Bellecour (Lines A or D)

Voucher Exchange Procedure:

You can exchange your VELTRA voucher for the Lyon City Card at Espace Welcome at Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport between Terminal 1 & Terminal 2

Opening hours: Everyday from 06:00 to 22:00

Itinerary

Get your Lyon City Card and enjoy the following perks:

Public Transportation: Unlimited and free access to public transport (Metro, trams and buses).

Museum and Exhibitions: Present your Lyon City Card at the ticket desk and get free admission to over 20 museums and exhibitions.

Guided Tours and Conventions: Free access on guided tours. The conference guides offer historical, cultural or unusual themes.

Lyon Attractions: Present your Lyon City Card at the ticket desk and get free admission to the attractions included in the card. Reservation may be required at some of the attractions.

Discounts: Enjoy discounts on various leisure activities such as bike tours, bus tours and theater and opera shows. Discounts and other shopping offers also apply on selected department stores.

Vélo'v: Use a Vélo'v bike for 3 days for €3 and get 1 hour free.

Hippocketwifi: Get a 50% discount on your pocket wifi rental.

Price & Options

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Notes

Required Items to Bring & Attire
All Packages
  • Student IDs need to be provided along with the voucher to purchase a student city pass.

  • Printed VELTRA voucher

  • A valid government-issued photo ID

Additional Note(s)
All Packages
  • Please make sure to bring a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to exchange it for your Lyon City Card upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.

  • Lyon City Card is valid beginning with the first day of use.

  • Infants and children under 4 years old are free of charge.

  • All attractions and activities are subject to the respective opening days and times of each service.

  • Guided tours must be booked in advance.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Reviews

Service has been good in the past.nWeb site is a bit clumsy

Walter

The Lyon City Card provides great value for money and helps to effectively organise your sightseeing.

Rae-Anne

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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