Daytime visits

Montluc en lumière

Montluc prison

Wednesday 8 December
Guided tours at 6:30/6:50/7:10/7:30 p.m.

On the occasion of the Festival of Lights, the National Memorial prison of Montluc is organising guided tours of the former prison on December 8. The tours will take in five symbolic locations, illuminated for the occasion, where visitors will hear recorded readings of the first-hand accounts of prisoners interned in the prison between 1943 and 1944.

Free admission

Audio walking tours

enform@lyon, the City of Lyon’s free outdoor fitness app is getting geared up for the Festival of Lights. The audio walking tour is an original way to enjoy the Festival and get up to speed on 20 light installations.

Maison des Canuts

From December 8 to 12
GUIDED TOUR OF THE SILK-PRINTING WORKSHOP
The Maison des Canuts offers guided tours including a weaving demonstration on an authentic Jacquard hand loom. Discover the history of the silk trade in Lyon!
Guided tour suitable for children over 8. Duration: 50 mins - Wednesday 8 at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. - Thursday 9 at 11 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. - Friday 10 at 11 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. - Saturday 11 at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. - Sunday 12 at 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Prices: Admission charge: adults €2 - students €1 - free for children under 11 / Guided tour: adults €8 - students €5 - free for children under 11

GUIDED TOUR OF THE MAISON DES CANUTS AND THE SLOPES OF THE CROIX ROUSSE
After enjoying a guided tour of the Maison des Canuts and a silk-weaving demonstration, why not follow a trail of Lyon’s traboules - its famous secret passageways. Arrival point: place des Terreaux!
Duration: 2:30 hours Guided tour suitable for children over 8. - Wednesday 8 at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. - Thursday 9 at 3:30 p.m. - Friday 10 at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. - Saturday 11 at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. - Sunday 12 at 2:30 p.m. Prices: adults €14 - students €9 - free for children under 11

Online reservation only – www.maisondescanuts.com