The volunteer guides of the Basilica offer you different types of visits adjusted to everyone’s desires.

TO BOOK A GROUP VISIT (10 people minimum) CLICK HERE OR CALL +33 (0)4 78 25 13 01

1. Self-tour

Groups on a self-tour and independent guides are invited to contact the Foundation at +33 (0)4 78 25 86 19 before organising a visit of the Basilica (to ensure their visit goes smoothly)

2. Discovery tours

Lettre Sanctuaire 10 mailingThe visits called « découverte » offer you the opportunity to explore the fabulous story of the basilica, from its construction in the 19th century until now. During this visit, you will discover its walls covered with mosaics, its majestic stained-glass windows and the whole symbolism of its architecture.

For groups:
All year by reservation at +33 (0)4 78 25 86 19.
Duration: 1 hour
Price: adults: €4 / under 16: €2

3. Original tours

Toits de Fourvière

Toits de Fourvière

Discover a unique view of the entire World Heritage listed site of Lyons from the roof of the Basilica. You will first go behind the scenes, discovering the hidden places of the church: the big tribune gallery, the architects’ office, the gallery of the angels, the attic. Then you will have access to the big carillon made of 23 bells and finally you will be able to climb up to the St Michael terrace and on top of the observatory tower overlooking the city.
From April to November by reservation at +33 (0)4 78 25 86 19
Duration: 1h15
Price: adults: €6 / under 16: €3
10 to 19 people. For groups of 10 people, flat fare: €60.




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