Old Lyon: Saint-Jean / Fourvière

During the Festival

The Lights of Lyon

December 3 to 12

With this guided tour, you and your family will learn all about a festival that originated in Lyon and is now an international event. From the vow of the aldermen during the great plague of 1643 to the building of the Fourvière Basilica, by way of the incidents that occurred during the inauguration of the gold statue of the Virgin Mary, discover the objects that tell this singular story...and shed full light on the December eighth tradition!

Duration: one hour / Rates: €3 adults; €1 under 18 + museum ticket (€6 / €4)
By reservation at 04 78 42 03 61 or www.gadagne.musees.lyon.fr

Chalet : Place de la Comédie


  • Saturday, November 29, to Thursday, December 4, from 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, December 5, and Saturday, December 6, from 12:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 7, and Monday, December 8, from 12:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.