In the heart of a city, space is the ultimate luxury. This bright, spacious apartment on the 10th floor of a well-maintained building offers gracious living for a privileged couple discovering the city of Lyon, Free phone, free high-speed internet and free cable TV will keep the visitors in touch with home. Entirely remodeled in March 2017, the apartment offers magnificent views of the city, with light streaming through walls of windows opening to the North and the South onto 2 double balconies. Tastefully furnished in contemporary style, with oriental rugs throughout. Decorated with original art. Full kitchen with all appliances, a table, chairs and a rolling island. Also included is a dishwasher and a clothes dryer. In the double living room: leather sofa, 3 comfortable armchairs; two ceiling fans to keep you cool in summer . Dining table with 4 red leather chairs. Bookcases, TV on stand, stereo. In the bedroom: queen-size bed and desk area. Four large built-in closets. Bathroom has Italian-style shower, vanity sink, storage cabinets and a clothes washer. The WC is separate and has a hand-washing sink. The apartment is located on a quiet, leafy street, with all shops and services a few steps away, including a twice-weekly open-air market, the celebrated Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, and the largest shopping center in the region. Close to metro, tram, buses, train station. Please note the 4-night minimum rental.
Things To Do: Tourist brochures and city/transit maps are provided, as well as a restaurant guide. Additional tourist information is available at the Office du Tourisme located on historic Place Bellecour (accessible by metro or about 15-min walk across the Rhone).
For listings of current events, movies, music, and museums, pick up free weekly tabloids (Petit Bulletin) available in many nearby shops.
Public transportation: The apartment is fully served by all forms of public transportation, all within walking distances: Gare SNCF La Part-Dieu (access to TGV and all other national and international trains). Transports en Commun de Lyon (TCL): Metro Line B; Tramway Line 1; various bus lines, including #4 to Cite Internationale/Parc de la Tete d'Or, and #99 to St Jean cathedral/Old Lyon by way of the city center (Presqu'ile). Tickets are valid on all 3 TCL transports and sold at all metro and tram stations.
In addition, there is a Velo'v station close by, the almost-free bicycle rental system pioneered in Lyon and now used in Paris and many other cities.