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You will receive the link to the accommodation form once your on-line registration for the Fifth European Quality Assurance Forum in Lyon has been accepted. The link will be included in the registration confirmation email and it will be possible to book a hotel through the accommodation form.

Accomodation

We recommend that you arrange your hotel booking as soon as possible.

Reservations are made on first-come first-served basis. Please make sure to book well in advance.

Please see an interactive map of Lyon with hotels and addresses.

Getting around

Venue Address

Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1  
Faculté de Médecine  
avenue Rockefeller, 8  
69373, Lyon Cedex 08    
France

From St. Exupery Airport to Lyon

Saint-Exupéry airport, which acquired its new name on 29 June 2000, for the 100th anniversary of the birth of author and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, is located 25 km east of Lyon. The Rhônexpress Tramway connects the airport to the city of Lyon.

  • Please click here to see where the Rhônexpress is located in the St. Exupery airport
  • The price for a one-way ticket is 13 EUR (23 EUR for a round-trip)
  • Departure every 15 min from 6:00am to 9:00pm
  • Departure every 30 min from 5:00am to 6:00am and from 9:00pm until midnight
  • 30 min from airport to La Part Dieu railway station (last stop of the Rhônexpress)
  • To go to the city centre: take the Rhônexpress and stop at “Vaulx en Velin – La Soie”. There, the metro line A (red) will take you to “Hôtel de Ville”, “Bellecour” or “Perrache”

From La Part Dieu Railway Station to the Forum Venue

  • Take the Rhône Express and get off at Lyon Part-Dieu station. Cross the station area and go to the Porte Vivier Merle/Place Charles Béraudier (map)
  • There, take the metro line B (blue) direction “Stade de Gerland” and get off at “Saxe Gambetta” station
  • Change to metro line D (green) direction “Gare de Vénissieux” and get off at “Grange Blanche” station
  • Exit at place d’Arsonval, walk along the Rockfeller Avenue to the corner of Nungesser and Colli streets and to the campus

EQAF_To Rockefeller campus

Taxis

Taxis are available at the airport

Railway

The national railway system, SNCF, represents 3630 km of railways in the Rhône-Alpes region, 308 stations and stops, 1000 daily trains including 550 TER rapid regional transit trains.
The two main stations are Lyon Part-Dieu and Lyon-Perrache.

The Part-Dieu station is the largest in the region and the busiest of all TGV stations, with 6 million trips per year, followed by Perrache with 1,700,000 trips.

Since 1997, the Rhône-Alpes Regional Council has contributed to the financing of regional public transport. With 2150 km of railways, 1000 trains daily, 440 regional coaches daily and 261 stations, the TER rapid regional transit system handles traffic of 850,000 journeys per day.

High-speed Train – TGV
TGV Paris - Lyon: 23 round trips every day in the week in 1 h 53’
TGV  Marseille - Lyon: 31 round trips  every day in the week in 1 h 40’

Urban Transport

The urban transport network consists of more than 120 bus lines, four metro lines, two funiculars, and three tramway lines. A map of metro and tramway connections can be found here: Metro-Tramway-Trolleybus Network.

Bicycle

Unique in Europe at such a scale, Vélo’V offers, on a self-service basis, a fleet of more than  2 000 bikes available throughout the city

 

Social programme

Thursday, 18 November 2010

20.00        Forum Dinner           
                 Lyon Municipal House (Hôtel de Ville de Lyon)

Hôtel de Ville de LyonThe Hôtel de Ville de Lyon is the Municipal House of the 1st arrondissement of Lyon and one of the largest historic building in the city, located between the Place des Terreaux and the Place de la Comédie, in front of the Opera Nouvel. Since 12 July 1886, the building has been classified as a Monument historique.

 

 

Friday, 19 November 2010

19.30        Cocktail Reception        
                 L’embarcadère, Lyon

Embarcadère1Embarcadère2The Embarcadère, in edge of the Saône, is an ancient workshop of renovation of barges entirely restructured to propose equipped spaces today, and welcome every types of professional events.

 

Good to know

Climate

You may check the current climate and the weather forecast for Lyon through this link.

Time

The local time in France is Central European Time (GMT + 1 hour).

Tipping

Tips are always included in the prices given in taxis and restaurants.

 

European University Association (EUA)

Brussels office:
Avenue de l’Yser, 24
1040 Brussels
Belgium
Tel: +32 (0) 2 230 55 44

Geneva office:
114, Rue du Rhône
Case postale 3174
1211 Geneva 3
Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 552 02 96