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The Best Historic Walking Areas in France

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Historic walking areas in France

World heritage site · Historic Walking Area
Place de la Bourse , Bordeaux
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The reflection of the palace on the grounds of Place de la Bourse creates the largest water mirror effect in the world. This is a public squa
Tours from $14
World heritage site · Historic Walking Area
Vieux Lyon , Lyon
4.8
Exquisite preservation of Vieux Lyon allows you to walk back in time to the 16th century. Narrow streets are flanked by solid rows of earth-t
Tours from $3
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Duration: 2 hours
10:00 am/English | On this guided walking tour of the historic neighborhoods of Croix-Rousse and Vieux Lyon, you will learn a lot about the culture and history of Lyon. We start on Place des Terreauxwhere you'll see the impressive the Hôtel de Ville and Museum. The Bartholdi Fountain is another highlight. Then we walk through Croix-Rousse, where the silk workers used to work. It is filled with hidden passageways, the Traboules. We will talk about silk enjoy amazing views over the city. From the Roman Amphitheatre, we descend down towards Vieux Lyon, the most famous neighborhood of the city. We will see the Fresque des Lyonnais, an impressive wall painting and Rue Juiverie, with the amazing Gallerie Philibert Delorme. We'll finish in the busy part of Vieux Lyon, right in time for lunch!Tips are greatly appreciated. Our guides spend many hours of personal time increasing their knowledge to provide you with the best experience possible. Typical tip range has been e5-10 per person.
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Colline de Fourviere is the site of a Roman settlement from 43 BC. You’ll see the ruins of a theater, baths, and even an Odeon that was once
Tours from $33
Grand Canal , Versailles
4.6
In the gardens of Versailles, Grand Canal forms part of a grandiose cross oriented to reflect the setting sun. The cross-shaped body of water
Tours from $63

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