Lyon & its tips

Move in Lyon

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L'atelier "change de chaîne"

The Chain Change workshop offers you the opportunity to learn how to repair your bike or buy it at a low price. Our friends are located right next to us!
Saône by water taxi - alter hostel - vaporetto lyon


Descent of the Saône by water taxi to see the city in a different way. Start 100m to the left of the Alter’hostel. A stop in Vieux Lyon at Saint Paul then at Place Bellecour and arrival at Confluence (near the famous Musée des Confluences). Trip at 5 €!
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Vélo'V is a self-service bicycle system set up in the metropolis of Lyon. This service is available to everyone and at a low price. There are bike stations all over the city, so consider using this service and favoring soft modes of transport!


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Le comédia 13 Avenue Berthelot, Lyon 69007. Tel: 04 26 99 45 00Century-old cinema which offers a wide variety of films.
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Lyon Explorer

Come and explore the streets of Lyon, thanks to two FREE WALKING TOURS. As the name suggests, this tour is free price!
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Our favorite addresses!

Come and find the good addresses that the team has put together to help you discover the city like a real Lyon resident! Click on the link!

Via Rhôna

815 km long, from Lake Geneva and going to the Mediterranean, the ViaRhona, passes through Lyon! Cycle route that allows you to discover at your own pace the multiple riches of the territories crossed.


Rock and metal concert hall right next to the hostel. Spend the evening with them and come and sleep here;)

Lyonnais Blogs

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Lyon City Crunch

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Le bonbon Lyon

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Le Petit Paumé

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Le Petit Bulletin