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art walk

Silk in Lyon

art walk

Silk in Lyon

6 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English, French
art walk

Silk in Lyon

art walk

Silk in Lyon

6 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English, French

What you'll do

For century Lyon has been the city of the silk. Fashion Luxury dresses, curtains and silk of Versailles castle is made in Lyon. This tour is about the history of silk and its techniques, it's an interactive visit where we can see, touch and make thanks to one of the last company in Lyon that can show everything about this fantastic material. Silkworms rearing, old flower patterns, scarves, velvet, old loom (they where everywhere in the city), serigraphy and many more things will have no secrets for you.

Your host

Learn more about Jérôme

Jérôme

Professional guide. I am an Historian, son of a silk manufacturer specialist of Lyon and a teacher. I started the experiences with Airbnb in March 2018 https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/160789/book?scheduled_id=5390078. I was born in Lyon and grew up here. With my organization we also have 3 other experiences on Airbnb (look at my profile)

About the organization

Association Art et Histoire Philibert De l'Orme

It''s an Association founded in 2015 by Historians and Art historians. The goal is Promotion of History and Art in Lyon and sharing it. Better knowing this World Heritage city with conferences, lessons, books, guided tours and Gastronomy

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Association Art et Histoire Philibert De l'Orme.

What's included

Food
a snack with local specialities and ticket transport

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Where you'll be

Old town, Hôtel Dieu and Croix-Rousse

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 7 and up can attend.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Jérôme
Silk in Lyon
6 reviews
$46/person
6 reviews
$46/person