Best of Lyon

1 exchange
Apartment
Primary residence
5 Sleeps
3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
96
1 double bed
2 children beds
1 simple extra bed

Description

Marco has described his/her home in Français, English.

What you will love about this home

The stone walls and timber beams provide a warm and cosy feel (more photos coming soon), while the position of the flat itself is in an ideal and sought-after location in Lyon (The 'Croix Rousse' suburb). For transportation in and around Lyon, we are also very well placed: the bus route 'C13' from the main train station (La Part Dieu) stops basically at our front door; there is the metro just 5 minutes away on foot; or you can get a weekly bike-hire ticket (5€) and grab one of the bikes from the numerous bike stations around Lyon (of which one happens to be also at our doorstep)!

The suburb is full of many wonderful restaurants,a great Irish Pub, and a few other nice bars. There is a small buy very modern cinema also just 5 minutes away which is run by volunteers. It screens Original Version films and still provides snacks the old way (someone walking the aisles with a tray of goodies that you hail over to make your purchase from your seat!).

The Croix Rousse is known for its famous silk trade, and especially the high-roofed apartments (known as a 'Canut') which used to serve as the manufacturing location for French silk production (Hermes for example). The 'Silk House' museum (la Maison des Canuts) is located in an adjacent street and will provide you with a great insight into this well known French industry of the 19th and 20th centuries. Our flat (and basically the entire suburb) is one of these old silk-weaving homes!

Overall, you will find Lyon to be one of Europe's best hidden secrets. Being Australian, now here for the past 16 years, I can guarantee you will love this city and its many wonderful sights.

A bientôt! !
Marco

PS. A great link from the Guardian UK: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2015/apr/25/lyon-city-guide-eurostar-food-wine

What you will love in the neighborhood

Restaurants, Bars and Shops

The many varied Museums all within a short bus or bike ride away

Daily Markets just 5 minutes away on foot

Additional information

A lively suburb with a village-type atmosphere

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2015/apr/25/lyon-city-guide-eurostar-food-wine

Deposit 500 €
Insurance Required

Features

TV
WiFi
Dishwasher
Dryer
Washing machine
Microwave oven
Freezer
Oven
Fridge
Bathtub
Heating system
Disabled access
Baby gear
Computer
Internet
Garden
Swimming pool
BBQ
A/C
Fireplace
Elevator
Parking space
Car
Bicycle
Motorcycle
Doorman
Cleaning person
Home cinema
Phone

House rules

Smokers welcome
Pets welcome
Children welcome
Dog to feed
Cat to feed
Plants to water

Map

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