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Where is the 3rd arrondissement of Lyon located?The 3rd district of Lyon is located on the left side of the Rhône river. This is the economic heart of Lyon. More than 100,000 inhabitants live there. Consequently, it is the most populated area of Lyon. The Part-Dieu subdistrict is a central part of the 3rd arrondissement and provides a third of the city's jobs.The 3rd arrondissement of Lyon is d...
Where is the 3rd arrondissement of Lyon located?
The 3rd district of Lyon is located on the left side of the Rhône river. This is the economic heart of Lyon. More than 100,000 inhabitants live there. Consequently, it is the most populated area of Lyon. The Part-Dieu subdistrict is a central part of the 3rd arrondissement and provides a third of the city's jobs.
The 3rd arrondissement of Lyon is divided into 5 main subdistricts: Mutualité Préfecture Moncey, Voltaire Part Dieu, Sans Souci Dauphiné, Villette Paul Bert and Montchat.
Staying in the 3rd district of Lyon for a business stay
If you are coming for a business trip in Lyon, we recommend that you to stay in the 3rd arrondissement of Lyon, especially in the Part-Dieu district. Around the station, there are many towers. For instance, there is the Part-Dieu Tower, also known as the "Crayon". The Incity Tower also stands there, better known as the "Gum". This area is truly the business centre of Lyon.
In 2017, the apartment la Rive opened its doors in the Part-Dieu subdistrict of Lyon. This 240m² apartment consists of 5 rooms that can be rented separately or privatized. The Rive team provides its customers with many technological solutions to break the codes of a traditional meeting (interactive video projector, arcade game terminal, virtual reality headset). Make your seminar as fun as professional !
The TuBa area, is located on Place Béraudier, in front of the Part Dieu station in Lyon. It offers a large coworking area. You can work for free there. There is no doubt that this space, combining creativity and conviviality, will inspire you.
A second co-working space is located in the 3rd arrondissement of Lyon. Nextdoor Lyon is situated at 15 Rue des Cuirassiers and offers several options. You can rent a workstation for a day or a private room for a longer time. Your seminar in Lyon will be a success thanks to the reprography services, phones box, the secure WIFI and the on-site restaurant.
The 3rd district of Lyon is certainly a good option for a business stay in Lyon. Indeed, after a busy working day you can easily walk to the banks of the Rhône to have a drink or a jog.
What to do and see in the 3rd arrondissement of Lyon?
The Maurice-Ravel Auditorium is reachable within 10 minutes walking from the Part-Dieu station. The programme is varied ; concerts by the Lyon National Orchestra, piano recitals, jazz performances and sound workshops for children and adults. Find the full programme on the website of the Lyon auditorium.
Nearby is the Théâtre de la Tête d'Or. This human-sized room with good acoustics offers a varied program in an intimate atmosphere.
The 3rd arrondissement of Lyon has many sports facilities, including two swimming pools : the Charial swimming pool located in the street Charial and the Garibaldi swimming pool, at 221 rue Garibaldi. These winter pools have large swimming pools. A skating rink - the Baraban skating rink - is also part of the sports facilities of this district of Lyon.
The 3rd arrondissement of Lyon is made up of about thirty gardens and squares. More than three quarters of these are equipped with playgrounds. Many runners have chosen the riverbanks as their favourite outdoor sports centre.
Shoppers will be delighted to know that the famous shopping centre of La Part-Dieu is located in Lyon's 3rd district. With more than 250 shops, the Part-Dieu mall is the largest shopping centre in France. Many major retailers have a shop there: Adidas, Apple, Décathlon, Fnac, Galeries Lafayettes
Nail bar, hairdresser, telephone operators, dry cleaning service, electric vehicle charging, vending machines, free and unlimited wifi... everything is designed for your comfort!
To complete the service offer, this shopping centre in Lyon also homes a Carrefour hypermarket open every day from 8:30 to 21:30, a cinema, a sports club and many restaurants.
The 3rd district of Lyon hosts six food markets throughout the week. For instance, a market is held every day except Monday on the Quai Victor Augagneur. Every Wednesday, Place Henri holds a farmers' market offering organic products. On the first Sunday of each month, a fair trade market is held on Place Jutard.
Finally, the famous Paul Bocuse Halls are open every weekday from 7am to 7pm (for shopkeepers) and until 10.30pm for restaurants. Easily accessible by bus (C3 or C9), tramway (T1) or metro (stop Place Guichard), Les Halles de Paul Bocuse is a real must for lovers of gastronomy. They consist of around fifty shops and restaurants: delicatessens, cheese shops, pastry shops, flakes, etc. Enjoy a nice piece of grilled meat with the Boucher boys, a traditional Lyon dish with the Gones or an oyster platter at the Merle house before concluding with a sweet cake at the Sève house.
If the weather is fine, we recommend that you dine on the banks of the Rhône river for an open-air meal. A festive and warm atmosphere emanates from these docks where the barges compete to satisfy your taste buds. You will enjoy a tasty Sirius burger, a good traditional dish at the 15 restaurant and a delicious cocktail at Barge bar. You will enjoy watching the sunset on the Rhône with a glass of good wine.
Moving from the 3rd arrondissement of Lyon
The Part-Dieu station is located in the heart of Lyon's 3rd arrondissement. Thus, you will have no difficulty moving around Lyon from this district. Many public transport lines (trams, buses, subways) make easy to reach the other districts of Lyon.
The 3rd arrondissement of Lyon provides many Vélo'v stations. Thus, there are about 8 stations near Moncey, 8 stations near La Guillotière Nord, 6 near La Part Dieu, 2 in the Villette Maison Neuve district and 8 in the Montchat district. From the Velo'v website or the application, you can easily consult the real-time availability of your Vélo'v in this area of Lyon.
Line D (green line) borders the 3rd district of Lyon. A second line crosses this area of Lyon : the line B (stop Place Guichard and stop Part Dieu).
Two tramway lines pass through the third arrondissement of Lyon. The T1 tramway connects Debourg to the IUT Freyssine and passes through the district, especially at the Part Dieu station. The T4 tramway also runs near the station towards the hospital at the southern gates of the city. Finally, several major bus lines cross the district.
Your stay in Lyon's 3rd arrondissement will immerse you in the heart of the city's economic life. However, your tranquillity is preserved thanks to the proximity to the banks of the Rhône and its relaxation areas. In summary, the 3rd district of Lyon is as suitable for business as it is for leisure tourism.