4th CORDEL Regional Workshop


Lyon is the third biggest city of France with a rich history. You will find more information about it here.

The workshop will take place at:

Hotel Mercure Charpennes
7 Place Charles Hernu, Villeurbanne, France
Tel: +33 472 444 646

How to get to the Workshop Venue

From Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport

Rhone Express train, get off at the last stop: Part-Dieu Train Station (30 min).
From the Train stations
From Lyon Part-Dieu Station:
  • Tramway Line T4 (close to Rhone Express)
    Direction la Doua - Gaston Berger,
    Stop at Charpennes - Charles Hernu (10 min)
  • Metro Line B
    Direction Charpennes,
    Stop at Charpennes (10 min)
From Lyon Perrache Station:
  • Tramway Line T1
    Direction IUT Feyssine
    Stop at Charpennes - Charles Hernu (25 min)
  • Metro Line A
    Direction Vaux en Velin la Soie
    Stop at Charpennes (15 min)
Directions to reach the venue from the airports and the two main rail-stations of Lyon can be downloaded here.
For more information about Lyon public transportation download the TCL smartphone application

How to get to Lyon

By plane: Lyon St. Exupery Airport (LYS)
You can then reach the city centre by taxi (around €40-50), bus or tram (Rhonexpress: €16).

By train: Lyon has good train connections to several main cities (Paris, Marseille and Brussels).
There is a fast train to Lyon directly from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG).


A first possibility is to book a room in the hotel where the workshop will take place (middle-range business hotel):
Hotel Mercure Charpennes**** – 7 Place Charles Hernu, Villeurbanne, France Tel: +33
It is also possible to book in one of the two other hotels recommended by the host that are at walking distance from the venue:
Hôtel Mercure Lyon Centre Brotteaux****, 112-114 Boulevard des Belges, Lyon - Tel : +33
7 minutes by foot from the Workshop venue
Hôtel Radisson Blu****, 129 rue Servient, Lyon - Tel : +33
20 minutes by foot, 10 minutes by taxi from the Workshop venue