Mercure Lyon Charpennes

7, place Charles Hernu, Villeurbanne, Rhône-Alpes, 69100, France | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $108.00

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Finally the rain has stopped!

A travel blog entry by sarahandthomas


Finally the rain has stopped!

We left a very waterlogged site and headed towards Lyon and "Camping des Barolles", thankfully the rain stopped on the way here and so far has not returned in any force!

The campsite is situated about 7km from the city centre, its not a place we would recommend for a long period as its got more of a carpark feel to it rather than ...


A travel blog entry by lesjakubecs


After a rainy day off, we jumped back into tourist mode full force. After our morning routine of soccer in a nearby field and finding pastries, we took a tram, subway, and funicular (all one one ticket.... French infrastructure might be lacking for swimming pools, but they have the transportation thing down pat) to the top of Fourviere Hill to see the impressive and massive Norte Dame Basilica and ...

Trip to Lyon and yesterday's stroll

A travel blog entry by storiastone


... lying on the floor between the sidewalk and the street. They were trying to wake him but to no avail, another man was on the phone. I assume he was a homeless guy who died of starvation or malnutrition in his sleep. The scene was pretty tragic, on the way back I saw the paramedics taking a body bag to the back of the ambulance. The sad thing about both scenes was the fact that there was a restaurant right next to them filled with people stuffing their faces. ...

They Can Never Take Our Freedom

A travel blog entry by christinec2013


... worst wine. And I feel personally obliged to lap up the cheap wine in Europe now before I go home and the cheapest bottle is maybe $10 or more, and it's not that good. Anyway, the movie was alright. I understood some of it. And I'd learned about the context at university when I studied history. It was set during the late 1960s in France when the student revolutions were taking place at the Sobornne. But it was just about the lives of 5 guys who went to ...

Butter, Butter and more Butter

A travel blog entry by alchandler


... day, as we mixed the potatoes with butter, cream, bacon and a lot of cheese. There was one version of mashed potatoes that we made which is apparently the Robuchon mash, which is made with 50% mashed potatoes and 50% butter. It is pretty tasty, but they only serve a teaspoon of it with dishes, as anymore and your arteries would probably clog up on the spot.

The rest of the dishes included, making chips in several different ways, making dentelles which are made ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 7, place Charles Hernu, Villeurbanne, is near Tete d'Or, Maison des Avocats, Roman ruins, and Opéra National de Lyon.
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