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Address: 13 B quai Rambaud, 69002, Lyon, France
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+33 4 78 42 96 81
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 12:00
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LYON CITY BOAT : DINING CRUISES - SIGHTSEEING CRUISES - PRIVATE CRUISESLYON...

LYON CITY BOAT : DINING CRUISES - SIGHTSEEING CRUISES - PRIVATE CRUISESLYON CITY BOAT : CROISIERES REPAS - CROISIERES PROMENADES - CROISIERES PRIVATIVES

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Beautiful boat and a pleasant trip - but English commentary often indecipherable.

We booked the one hour Discovery Tour using our City Cards and I am glad we chose that one. When we arrived to board, the kiosk had a notice saying that our trip was fully... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
CuriousTravellerYork
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York, United Kingdom

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Lyon, France
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55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very relaxing and informative. If you want to see a bit of nature, go up to isle barbe. For architecture, go down to the two rivers. Contrary to last time I was there, the guide's English was very good. Very nice personnel.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great trip free with Lyon city card. Wonderful, lucid and comprehensive guide talk throughout the whole trip in French and English

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Thank Mariettanina
LyonCityBoat, Responsable commercial at Lyon City Boat, responded to this review

Hello Mariettanina, Thanks for your awesome review concerning our sightseeing cruises. We hope to see you soon. Regards, Lyon City Boat More 

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50 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With our City Pass Card, we had a free cruise on the Lyon City Boat. The guide narrates in French and English. This one hour tour is a great overview of Lyon -- from the history to the modern architecture.

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Thank Debbie V
LyonCityBoat, Responsable commercial at Lyon City Boat, responded to this review

Hello Debbie V, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write this beautiful review about our sightseeing cruises. We hope to see you soon. Regards, Lyon City Boat More 

Switzerland
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383 reviews
225 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We took the Lyon City Boat tour on a sunny Easter weekend afternoon. It's possible to reserve in advance but not really necessary - from Easter onward, there are cruises every hour or so. It's an hour well spent, with very informative explanations of the history of Lyon, of the Fourvière and Croix Rousse hills, the history of landmarks and... More 

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Thank schmidtmg
LyonCityBoat, Responsable commercial at Lyon City Boat, responded to this review

Hello schmidtmg, Thank you for posting your experience at Lyon City Boat, sightseeing cruises. Delighted that you enjoyed your cruise. Thank you again for your kind words on TripAdvisor. We are proud to be recommended. Hope that we will have the pleasure to welcome you again soon. Regards, Lyon CIty Boat More 

Canberra
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I took the one hour trip that departs from near the Passarelle du Palais de Justice at 2.15 on Sunday afternoon. The weather was great, which added to the enjoyment. The boat is very comfortable and the commentary, in French and English is very interesting. The trip went up the Saone to places you wouldn't go on foot. At 12.5... More 

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1 Thank Geoffrey S
LyonCityBoat, Responsable commercial at Lyon City Boat, responded to this review

Hello Geoffrey S, Thank you for your kind words that you posted on Tripadvisor regarding your visit on our boats. Delighted that you enjoyed the cruise. So pleased that you enjoyed an excellent experience on our boats. Looking forward to welcoming you back in Lyon! Best regards, Lyon City Boat More 

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Group of perhaps 70 people, booked by a travel company at short notice, seemingly a recipe for a bad experience. However, we were greeted by a charming group of waiters, served a local apero and then a three course meal that was elegantly presented, imaginative and delicious. The night-time cruise around the central island, presqu'ile, was beautiful. An altogether good... More 

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LyonCityBoat, Responsable commercial at Lyon City Boat, responded to this review

Hello steven s, Thank you for posting your experience at restaurant boat Hermès on TripAdvisor regarding your stay earlier in Lyon. So pleased that you enjoyed an excellent dinner on Hermès. I am so pleased that our staff made you feel special. We hope to welcome you soon on our boats. Regards, Lyon City Boat More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across the boat tour on our way back from Vieux Lyon and decided to hop aboard. We are so glad we did as we saw lots of Lyon that we wouldn't have seen on foot as we weren't planning on heading up the Saone that far. We took the one hour tour which went up to an island... More 

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LyonCityBoat, Responsable commercial at Lyon City Boat, responded to this review

Dear Vickilouable, Thanks for you awesome review. We're glad you enjoyed your cruise. We hope to see you again. Regards, Lyon City Boat More 

York, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We booked the one hour Discovery Tour using our City Cards and I am glad we chose that one. When we arrived to board, the kiosk had a notice saying that our trip was fully booked, so I was surprised that there were many empty seats in the covered area. I assume that the occupants of the upper deck were... More 

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1 Thank CuriousTravellerYork
LyonCityBoat, Responsable commercial at Lyon City Boat, responded to this review

Dear CuriousTravellerYork, Firstly, thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent experience on our boats. Believe we feel so sorry you didn’t appreciate the english comments and we understand your disappointments. This should not have ever happened in a place like ours. This incident is exceptional. We thank you for your honest feedback. We will strive to improve upon... More 

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292 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this boat trip as it took us further than we would have managed on foot. The buildings along the route are beautiful and the commentary interesting. As it was September the full list of tours listed at the kiosk were not offered as it's not summer. The trip is a pleasant way to spend an hour but if... More 

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Thank Jacky D
LyonCityBoat, Responsable commercial at Lyon City Boat, responded to this review

Hello Jacky D, Thank you very much for sharing your feedback about your recent experience on our boats. We are also delighted to read that you appreciated the cruise. We hope to see you soon, Regards, Lyon City Boat More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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248 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We took the 2.15 pm up the Saone which is exactly one hour long. The top deck is outside and on a hot day would be too hot for comfort, I think. The best part of the tour was the interesting and informative commentary in both French and English - the guide makes this very worthwhile and you get a... More 

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Thank WingerJack
LyonCityBoat, Responsable commercial at Lyon City Boat, responded to this review

Hello WingerJack, Thank you for sharing with us your great review about your cruise. It is always a great satisfaction to see the contentment of our customers. I will share your nice comments with the crew. It will be a plasure to welcome you another time on our boats. Regards, Lyon City Boat More 

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