Ldoll Festival will be held over two days at “Double Mixte”, a convention center in the immediate surroundings of French city Lyon. 2500m² (23000 square ft) of exhibition space are reserved for Ldoll Festival. Double Mixte is located on the grounds of University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 – one of the three public universities of Lyon.

It is easily accessible through public transports. Several parking lots are located in its immediate surroundings.


“Double Mixte”
19, rue Gaston Berger
69100 Villeurbanne
France

By Car / Parking

Access

The Double Mixte exhibition center is located on the grounds of the University Lyon 1, closest to the A42 motorway and belt motorway (Périphérique).

From A6 motorway: 

  • Follow the west belt motorway (Périphérique Ouest)
  • Exit at Porte de Saint Clair, then follow Villeurbanne / Domaine scientifique de la Doua.

From A46/A42 motorways:

  • Direction Lyon East (Est), follow Villeurbanne
  • Exit at Croix Luizet (exit n°6)
  • Then follow Domaine scientifique de la Doua

From A7/A43 motorway:

  • Follow Lyon Boulevard Périphérique Nord, Villeurbanne
  • Exit at Porte Croix Luizet (n°6), then follow Domaine scientifique de la Doua

From Lyon downtown:

  • Follow Villeurbanne Charpennes, then Tonkin, then Domaine scientifique de la Doua

General access map:

Parking Lots

Double Mixte has its own free parking lot with 120 places on the right side of the building.
More free parking spots can be found close to the venue.

By Public Transports

Public transport facilities of the city of Lyon include metros, buses, tramways and bicycles. The closest bus stop is LA DOUA and the closest Tramway stop LA DOUA – GASTON BERGER. They are 2 minutes away on foot from the Double Mixte building.

Tramway

  • Line T1 direction Montrochet – IUT Feyssine : station La Doua – Gaston Berger (across the Double Mixte)
  • Line T4 direction Hôpital Feyzin Vénissieux – La Doua – Gaston Berger: station La Doua – Gaston Berger (across the Double Mixte)

Bus

  • Line C26 Cité Internationale (Transbordeur – Grange Blanche) : stop La Doua (then 2 mn on foot)
  • Line C17 (Charpennes – Porte des Alpes) : stop CNRS (then 5 mn on foot)

Metro

  • Line A (Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie – Perrache) : station Charpennes
    Then Tramway T1, direction IUT Feyssine : station La Doua – Gaston Berger
  • Line B (Charpennes – Stade de Gerland) : station Charpennes
    Then Tramway T1, direction IUT Feyssine : station Gaston Berger
  • Line D (Gare de Vaise – Gare de Vénissieux) : station Grange Blanche
    Then Bus C26 : stop La Doua

Please refer to the official website of Lyon public transports (TCL) for extensive information and maps:
TCL Homepage

Maps of the TCL network

Lyon Metro Map
TCL Network Map

From the train station

Part-Dieu Train Station

  • Exit the station on the side “Vivier Merle”.
  • Take Tramway T1 on front of the commercial center (station « Gare Part-Dieu – Vivier Merle ») direction La Doua – IUT-Feyssine.
  • The trip to the station « La Doua – Gaston Berger » is direct and takes about 15 minutes.
  • The Double Mixte building is right in front of you when you exit the Tramway.

Perrache Train Station

  • Go to the underground level of the station.

Option 1:

  • Take Tramway T1, direction La Doua – IUT-Feyssine.
  • The trip to the station « La Doua – Gaston Berger » is direct and lasts about 35 minutes.
  • The Double Mixte building is right in front of you when you exit the Tramway.

Option 2: 

  • Take metro line A, direction Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie.
  • The trip to the station « Charpennes » is direct and lasts about 12 minutes.
  • On ground level, take Tramway T1, direction La Doua – IUT-Feyssine.
  • The trip to the station « La Doua – Gaston Berger » is direct and takes around 10 minutes.
  • The Double Mixte building is right in front of you when you exit the Tramway.

From Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport

Car rental services operate at the airport, as well as taxis.

However, the most inexpensive solution is the Tramway shuttle “Rhône Express” that takes you from the airport to the Part-Dieu train station.

Rhône Express website

The trip is direct and lasts about 30 minutes.

  • Take the Rhône Express shuttle to the  “Gare Part-Dieu Villette”.
  • Once at the station, go to the Tramway T4 station ahead of you, direction La Doua – Gaston Berger.
  • The trip to the station “La Doua – Gaston Berger” lasts about 15 minutes.
  • The Double Mixte building will be right across from you at the station.

Disabled Access

Wheelchairs

An access ramp is meant to make access easier into the Double Mixte building to wheelchairs and people with reduced mobility.

Our festival will take place on the upper floor: an elevator is available in addition to the staircase.

The space between the exhibitor tables within the festival is meant to allow the easy passage of a wheelchair. However, the event might get very crowded at certain times and make circulation more difficult.

Standing in line

We invite anyone who cannot stand for long period of times to contact us ahead of time at info@ldollfestival.com.

  • Queuing lines are likely to form at the entrance of the festival. We can only be of assistance if you have warned us of your condition ahead of time.
  • A seating area will be available inside of the festival. However this area is very popular and empty chairs might not be available at all times. By warning us ahead of time, we can keep a chair available for you.
SATURDAY - V.I.P Tickets

9:00 - 19:00

SATURDAY - General Entry

10:30 - 19:00

SUNDAY - V.I.P Tickets

9:00 - 17:00

SUNDAY - General Entry

10:30 - 17:00

E-Tickets

Buy your tickets online ahead of time for special offers!

  • Get V.I.P tickets for one day or both days to enter the Festival at 9h00 and be the first to buy from your favorite artists. And get a free raffle ticket!
  • Or purchase regular tickets online to save time and cut queues at the entrance.

Children under 12 year-old get in for free.

You may be asked to show a proof of ID at the entrance.

Be the first to enter the Festival thanks to your V.I.P tickets and get a free raffle ticket!

V.I.P : 2 DAYS

22€

Enter from 9h00

V.I.P : SATURDAY

13€

Enter from 9h00

V.I.P : SUNDAY

11€

Enter from 9h00

Buy your tickets online to save time by cutting queues at the entrance of the Festival.

Regular Ticket:
SATURDAY

10€

Enter from 10h30

Regular Ticket:
SUNDAY

8€

Enter from 10h30

At The Door

Buy your tickets at the door in cash or French personal checks.

Free entrance for children up to 12 years-old.

A proof of ID may be asked from your at the entrance.

Saturday Entry

10€

From 10h30 on

Sunday Entry

8€

From 10h30 on

On this page we provide you with basic information to guide you in your search for accommodations while in Lyon. We encourage you to visit the homepage of Lyon Tourist Office for more detailed, personalized information.

Lyon Tourist Office: Accommodations

Nearby Hotels

Hostels

Choose a more inexpensive lodging option by staying at a hostel.

Cash Machines
Most exhibitors only take payments in cash. Two cash machines are located on site. One is on the ground floor of the Double Mixte building. The other is at the Tramway station La Doua - Gaston Bergé. Beware that these cash machines may be out of service at any time during the Festival.
Food & Drinks
The Ldoll association will hold a fast food service inside of the exhibition hall. Hot drinks, croissants, sandwiches and cake will be available through the day.
Security
Following security regulations, you may be asked to open your bags at the entrance. Please also refer to our Rules, including those regarding the use of paint varnishes.