History Guided Tour - Magali Clémençon - 1
History Guided Tour - Magali Clémençon - 1

The Croix-Rousse hill is a village in the city with an assertive historical, social and present-day character. During this guided walk you will follow the footsteps of the canuts and the silk merchant that made the world famous Lyon.
You will experience the history of the hill, discover the particular housing built for the silk weavers, named canuts in Lyon, between the stairs and the unique traboules, the so typical lyonnais alleyways.
It is still today through economic, political and cultural innovations that the Croix-Rousse continues to stand out as a unique social laboratory.