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Venue

Location of the conferences and scientific entertainment (Université Lyon 2, Campus Berges du Rhône)

Address : 18 quai Claude Bernard, Lyon 7ème, France


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Directions


From Lyon-Perrache railway station (nearest railway station)

     It will take about 10 minutes.

  • Follow the signs to the T1 tramway station
  • Take the T1 tramway going to "IUT Feyssine" and get off at the first stop: "Quai Claude Bernard"
  • You then just have to walk up the road until number 18. Follow the signs to meet the welcome desk.

From Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station

     It will take about half an hour.

  • Follow the signs to the T1 tramway station
  • Take the T1 tramway going to "Perrache - Montrochet" and get off at the 8th stop: "Quai Claude Bernard"
  • You then just have to walk up the road until number 18. Follow the signs to meet the welcome desk.

From Lyon Saint-Exupéry International Airport

  • RhoneExpress shuttles link the Airport and the Part-Dieu Station. They run every 30 minutes from 5 A.M. to 6 A.M. and from 9 P.M. to midnight (11:30 P.M from Part-Dieu) and every 15 min from 6 A.M. to 9 P.M. The price is 13 euros (23 euros round trip). The travel takes about 30 minutes.

    web : http://www.rhonexpress.fr/

  • Follow then the directions From Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station above

Driving to Lyon

You can plan your itinerary on mappy.
adress of conference location is : 18 Quai Claude Bernard, 69007 LYON

To park in the neighbourhood of the conference is not easy and there are very few free parking lots.

Transportation in Lyon

Public transport in Lyon

You can consult maps and timetables on http://www.tcl.fr/en. A basic ticket costs 1.7 euros, it is valid for one trip, on the TCL network, during one hour after it is first stamped. Changes are allowed with the same ticket. Return travel is not permitted with the same ticket. Other types of tickets are available pending on what you plan to do (http://www.tcl.fr/en/Fares/Fares). For example, the ticket liberté soirée costs 2.8 euros allows for all your trips from 7PM till the end of service.



Taxis

Quite many taxi cab companies run in Lyon. Prices are established by a prefectoral bylaw (about 10 euros for up to 3 people to get from the Part-Dieu railway station to conference location ; the price depends on the distance, the time of the day, and the number of passenger, etc. You can estimate the cost of your taxi here)

Bike

a bike rental service runs over the city of Lyon : Vélov' (http://www.velov.grandlyon.com/). Stations can be found within 300m of many points in the city. The bicycles can be returned to any other station. Rentals can last from less than 30 minutes up to 24 hours. In each station, a vending machine (credit card only) allows to get subscription tickets.
Short run subscription tickets cost 1 € for a period of 24 hours or 3 € for 7 days.
Then, the rates below apply:

  • first 30 minutes for free
  • from 30 minutes up to 1 hour, 1 euro
  • 2 euros each following half hour
So, you always need to park a velov at a station, and you better change Velov' every half hour.

Accomodation

General information

Accomodation in Lyon is quite expensive. For basic comfort (bathroom in the room) you should reckon on paying about 70 euros. Tourist center offers a tool for room reservation in Lyon : http://www.en.lyon-france.com/Where-to-stay. To look for hotels in the neighbourhood of the conference, choose Perrache, Guillotière or Bellecour areas.

Accomodation near the conference location

Hôtel du Helder** 38 rue de Marseille 69007 (Tel : +33 4 78 61 61 61)
Prices : single about 60€ / double about 70€

Hotel Hotelo** 37 cours de Verdun-Récamier 69002 (Tel +33 4 78 37 39 03)
web: http://www.hotelo-lyon.com/indexGB.php
Prices : about 90€

Hôtel Ibis** 51 rue de l’Université 69007 (Tel : +33 4 78 72 78 42)
Prices : about 90€

Hôtel de Noailles** 30 cours Gambetta 69007 (Tel : +33 4 78 72 40 72)
Price : about 90€

Hotel Dubost 19 place Carnot - 69002 (Tel : +33 4 78 42 00 46 - Fax : +33 4 72 40 96 66)
email : info@hotel-dubost.com web http://www.hotel-dubost.com/
Price : about 70-80 €

Hotel Campanile Lyon Centre 17 place Carnot 69002 (Tel : +33 4 78 37 48 47 - Fax :+33 4 78 37 29 98)
email : lyon.perrache@campanile.fr web http://www.campanile-lyon.fr/en/index.aspx
Price : about 90 €

Hotel du Simplon 11 rue Duhamel 69002 (Tel +33 4 78 37 41 00 - Fax +33 4 78 37 12 72)
http://www.hotel-simplon-lyon.com/
Price : about 70-80 €

Please let us know after your stay, where you stayed and if it was ok or not.

Internet access

You should be able to access the Internet with your own laptop using a wifi connection if you own a European academic account (eduroam, eduspot, lyon2).

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