After you have seen the treasures of Fourvière, go to the House of the Canutes located on the Croix Rousse hill. The visit will immerse you into the history of silk in Lyon. The shop and workshop will show you the work and the conditions of the Canutes’life and will introduce you to the weaving on the backstrap loom. A rich-history visit on two symbolic hills of Lyon.
Fourvière: 90 minutes
The House of the Canutes: 50 minutes
No need to book
DATES AND TIMES
- From June to September: Every day at 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m.
- From April to October: On Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.
- In November: On Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
The House of the Canutes:
At Fourvière: at the top of the steps on the right of the basilica
At the House of the Canutes: 10/12 rue d’Ivry, 69004 Lyon