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Meet Transsexuals in Lyon: Unmissable Spots

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by Vanessa Charles

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As Vanessa, an expert in dating and seduction, I'll take you on a tour of Lyon's lively backstreets to discover the best places to meet trans people.
Lyon, with its welcoming atmosphere and dynamism, is the ideal playground for those looking to forge links with the transgender community.

EstablishmentTypeShort presentationAddressNeighborhood
Le AromoWine barIntimate bar with a selection of world wines, LGBT and trans-themed evenings.15 Rue Montesquieu, 69007 Lyon7th district
Le It Bar LyonBarBar with varied music and open atmosphere, close to nightclubs.20 bis montée Saint-Sébastien, LyonClose to the Croix-Rousse slopes
Le Drôle de ZèbreCaféNon-judgmental LGBT café with customers choosing their own music.6 rue de Cuire, 69004 LyonCroix-Rousse
Le Diamant Club LibertinClub libertinMixed libertine club with a naughty atmosphere and special evenings.24 Rue des Macchabées, 69005 Lyon, France5th district
La Ruche (closed)LGBT BarConvivial and festive bar, ideal for transsexual encounters.22 r Gentil, 69002 Lyon2nd district
TO EACH HIS OWN CUPCaféA welcoming, inclusive café, a meeting place for diversity.2 rue du Griffon, Lyon 11st district
LE BROC BARBarCasual bar with a warm atmosphere for socializing.20 rue Lanterne, Lyon 11st district
LE CHABADA CAFÉCaféCafé with a vibrant atmosphere, popular with the trans community.3 rue Mercière, Lyon 22nd district
LA CHAPELLE CAFÉCaféElegant café with a chic yet relaxed atmosphere.8 quai des Célestins, Lyon 22nd district
LE CHUPA BARBarA festive, unpretentious bar famous for its inclusive atmosphere.16 rue des Quatre Chapeaux, Lyon 22nd district
L'ÉPICERIE POPCaféA vibrant space for authentic encounters, with a mix of culture and art.5 place Fernand Rey, Lyon 11st district
L'ÉTOILE OPÉRACaféA refined, welcoming café that encourages enriching exchanges.26 rue de l'Arbre Sec, Lyon 11st district
LE L BARBarA must for the lesbian and trans community.19 rue du Garet, Lyon 11st district
L'1NSOLITE CAFÉCaféIntimate café offering space for authentic connections.32 rue du Palais Grillet, Lyon 22nd district
LIVESTATION-DIYBar/CulturalVibrant, eclectic venue, bar and cultural space with varied programming.14 rue de Bonald, Lyon 77th district
ONYX ASSOCIATIONAssociationA space dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion.71 rue Ney, Lyon 66th district
LE ROMARINBarWarm and welcoming bar, popular with the trans community.2 rue Romarin, Lyon 11st district
LE XS BARBarGay-friendly bar with festive atmosphere and themed decor.19 rue Claudia, Lyon 22nd district
Transgender meeting places in Lyon

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Where to meet trans people in Lyon?

Le Aromo

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Imagine an intimate wine bar, where every sip of wine seems to tell you a story. That's Le Aromo, an ideal meeting place for those who appreciate good wine and enriching encounters with trans people. Here, diversity and open-mindedness reign, offering an atmosphere that's both warm and welcoming. Trans and LGBT themed evenings are the icing on the cake, offering a unique experience where you may well find more than just a tasting companion.

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NameLe Aromo
Address 15 Rue Montesquieu, 69007 Lyon
Phone number 06 66 21 93 99
Opening hours and daysMonday to Saturday, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Websitearomo-lyon.com
Notice4.5/5 on Tripadvisor
Details of "Le Aromo" in Lyon

Le It Bar Lyon

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It Bar Lyon is a veritable Pandora's box of surprises and joy. This unique bar gives you the freedom to choose the music, immersing you in an atmosphere where electro rubs shoulders with 80s hits. Located close to nightclubs and sex clubs, it promises memorable end-of-nights. Its open-mindedness policy welcomes the whole LGBT spectrum, including trans, ladyboys and shemales. It's the perfect place for exciting encounters and unforgettable nights.

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NameLe It Bar Lyon
Address 20 Bis Mnt Saint-Sébastien, 69001 Lyon
Phone number06 30 10 89 69
Opening hours and daysFriday and Saturday, 00:30 to 04:00
WebsiteFacebook Page
Notice3.9/5 on Google
Details of "Le It Bar" in Lyon

Le Drôle de Zèbre

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Le Drôle de Zèbre is a unique café, a haven for those looking to meet trans people in a non-judgmental atmosphere. Nestled in the heart of the Croix Rousse, this small establishment welcomes everyone with a musical playlist chosen by the customers. Expect an eclectic mix of rock, psych, trance and 80s hits, creating an atmosphere that's both dynamic and inclusive. It's the perfect place to make authentic connections and discover the diversity of Lyon's transsexual scene.

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NameLe Drôle de Zèbre
Address6 rue de Cuire, 69004 Lyon
Phone number+33 4 72 07 02 89
Opening hours and daysMonday 10h to 00h; Tuesday to Sunday 10h to 01h
Websitedroledezebrecafe.com
Notice4.8/5 on Facebook
Details of "Le Drôle de Zèbre" in Lyon

Le Diamant Club Libertin

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For lovers of more daring experiences, Le Diamant Club Libertin is your destination. A popular mixed-sex club in Lyon, Le Diamant welcomes a diverse clientele for libertine encounters and nocturnal adventures. The atmosphere is electrifying, perfect for those looking for a naughty night out. Dress code is a must: come well-dressed and ready for action! Special evenings and gang bang days offer unique opportunities to meet transsexuals, transvestites, ladyboys and many others.

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NameLe Diamant Club Libertin
Address 24 Rue des Macchabées, 69005 Lyon, France
Phone number 04 72 57 76 90
Opening hours and daysThursday 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Friday 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.; Saturday 10:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Websitediamant-libertin.com
Notice4.3/5 on Google
Details of "Le Diamant Club Libertin" in Lyon

TO EACH HIS OWN CUP

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À CHACUN SA TASSE is more than just a café: it's a meeting place, a space for freedom and expression. Located in the vibrant Lyon 1 district, the café offers a cosy, welcoming setting where the trans community finds a warm refuge. Encounters are genuine, and diversity is celebrated at every corner of the table. Whether you're here for a quick coffee or hours of conversation, you're sure to find a sympathetic ear and perhaps more.

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NameTO EACH HIS OWN CUP
Address 2 Rue du Griffon, 69001 Lyon
Phone number 04 72 87 06 45
Opening hours and daysThursday 08:30-19:00 Friday 08:30-19:00 Saturday 09:30-19:00
sunday 10:00-18:30 monday 08:30-19:00 tuesday 08:30-19:00
wednesday 08:30-19:00
WebsiteFacebook Page
NoticeNot specified
Details of "À CHACUN SA TASSE" in Lyon

LE BROC BAR

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In the heart of Lyon 1, LE BROC BAR stands out as an ideal place for those looking to meet trans people in a relaxed atmosphere. With its warm decor and friendly welcome, it's the perfect place to relax and network. The theme evenings, often lively and varied, provide the perfect backdrop for memorable encounters.

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NameLE BROC BAR
Address 20 Rue Lanterne, 69001 Lyon
Phone number 04 78 30 82 61
Opening hours and daysthursday 07:00-01:00 friday 07:00-01:00 saturday 07:00-01:00
sunday 10:00-23:00 monday 07:00-23:00 tuesday 07:00-01:00
Wednesday 07:00-01:00
WebsiteFacebook Page
NoticeNot specified
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LE CHABADA CAFÉ

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LE CHABADA CAFÉ in Lyon 2 is a jewel for the trans and LGBT community. This unique café offers a vibrant atmosphere where music and good humor are always on the agenda. Here, encounters happen naturally, in a setting where everyone is free to be themselves. It's the ideal place for those looking to meet new people in an open, unprejudiced environment.

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NameLE CHABADA CAFÉ
Address 3 Rue Mercière, 69002 Lyon
Phone number04.78.42.87.54
Opening hours and daysNot specified
WebsiteFacebook Page
NoticeNot specified
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LA CHAPELLE CAFÉ

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LA CHAPELLE CAFÉ, located on the Quai des Célestins in Lyon 2, is a must for the trans community. This café offers a chic yet relaxed atmosphere, perfect for informal get-togethers or livelier evenings. Diversity and tolerance are the watchwords here, making it a privileged venue for trans encounters in an elegant and welcoming setting.

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NameLA CHAPELLE CAFÉ
Address 8 Quai des Célestins, 69002 Lyon
Phone number04.72.56.11.92
Opening hours and daysThursday 16:00-02:00 Friday 16:00-04:00 Saturday 14:30-04:00
sunday 10:00-01:00 monday 15:00-01:00 tuesday 16:00-01:00
wednesday 16:00-01:00
WebsiteNot specified
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LE CHUPA BAR

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CHUPA BAR, nestled in the Rue des Quatre Chapeaux in Lyon 2, is a little gem for the trans and LGBT community. The atmosphere is festive, dynamic and, above all, inclusive. It's the ideal place for those looking to meet new people in a cheerful, unpretentious setting, where music, dancing and lively conversation are at the heart of every evening.

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NameLE CHUPA BAR
Address16 Rue des Quatre Chapeaux, 69002 Lyon
Phone number06.13.35.93.26
Opening hours and daysTemporarily closed
WebsiteFacebook Page
NoticeNot specified
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L'ÉPICERIE POP

L'ÉPICERIE POP, located on Place Fernand Rey in Lyon 1, is a vibrant and dynamic space, appreciated by the trans community for its relaxed and inclusive atmosphere. Here, the mix of culture, music and art creates the perfect setting for authentic and memorable encounters. Whether you come for a coffee, a snack or simply to enjoy the atmosphere, Épicerie Pop is the ideal place to make new connections in a welcoming, open-minded environment.

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NameL'ÉPICERIE POP
Address 5 Pl. Fernand Rey, 69001 Lyon
Phone number09.52.23.53.42
Opening hours and daysThursday 16:00-23:00 Friday 16:00-23:00 Saturday 16:00-23:00 Sunday Closed Monday Closed Tuesday 16:00-23:00 Wednesday 16:00-23:00
Websiteepiceriepop.com
NoticeNot specified
Details of "L'ÉPICERIE POP" in Lyon

L'ÉTOILE OPÉRA

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L'ÉTOILE OPÉRA, nestled in the Rue de l'Arbre Sec in Lyon 1, is a little gem for the trans community. Its warm ambience and elegant decor make it the ideal place for meetings in a refined setting. The welcome is always cordial, and the atmosphere, imbued with tolerance and respect, fosters enriching exchanges and deep bonds.

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NameL'ÉTOILE OPÉRA
Address 26 Rue de l'Arbre Sec, 69001 Lyon
Phone number04.26.55.86.54
Opening hours and daysNot specified
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NoticeNot specified
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LE L BAR

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LE L BAR, located rue du Garet in Lyon 1, is a must for the lesbian and trans community in Lyon. With its warm ambience and welcoming decor, it's the perfect place for those looking to meet new people in a safe, friendly space. The variety of drinks and background music add to the relaxed atmosphere, making every visit memorable.

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NameLE L BAR
Address19 Rue du Garet, 69001 Lyon
Phone number04.78.27.83.18
Opening hours and daysNot specified
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NoticeNot specified
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L'1NSOLITE CAFÉ

1NSOLITE CAFÉ, located rue du Palais Grillet in Lyon 2, is a haven for the trans community. The café offers an intimate, welcoming space where you can relax, chat and meet new people in a relaxed atmosphere. With its unique decor and warm atmosphere, it's the perfect place for those looking to make authentic connections.

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NameL'1NSOLITE CAFÉ
Address32 rue du Palais Grillet, Lyon 2
Phone number09.86.35.86.89
Opening hours and daysNot specified
WebsiteFacebook Page
NoticeNot specified
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LIVESTATION-DIY

livestation lyon bar

LIVESTATION-DIY, located rue de Bonald in Lyon 7, is a vibrant and eclectic venue popular with the trans community. Both a bar and a cultural venue, LIVESTATION-DIY offers a varied and innovative program. Whether it's for a concert, an exhibition or just a drink, LIVESTATION-DIY is a place where you can feel free to express your true personality in a welcoming and respectful setting.

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NameLIVESTATION-DIY
Address 14 Rue de Bonald, 69007 Lyon
Phone number04.26.01.87.39
Opening hours and daysThursday 12:00-01:00 Friday 12:00-01:00 Saturday 12:00-01:00
sunday 12:00-01:00 monday 12:00-01:00 tuesday 12:00-01:00
wednesday 12:00-01:00
Websitelivestationdiy.com
NoticeNot specified
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ONYX ASSOCIATION

The ONYX ASSOCIATION, located on rue Ney in Lyon 6, is much more than just a meeting place. It's a space dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion, particularly appreciated by the trans community. The association regularly organizes events, workshops and meetings that encourage exchange, support and mutual understanding. It's the perfect place for those looking to get actively involved in the community and forge meaningful links.

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NameONYX ASSOCIATION
Address 71 rue Ney 69006 Lyon 
Phone number06 51 19 35 33
Opening hours and daysNot specified
WebsiteFacebook Page
NoticeNot specified
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LE ROMARIN

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LE ROMARIN, nestled in rue Romarin in Lyon 1, is a warm and welcoming bar, prized by the trans community for its friendly, relaxed atmosphere. It's a place where it's easy to socialize and meet new people in a pleasant setting. The evenings here are often lively and provide an opportunity to discover a joyful and inclusive side of Lyon.

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NameLE ROMARIN
Address 2 Rue Romarin, 69001 Lyon
Phone number04.78.23.81.05
Opening hours and daysThursday 08:00-22:30 Friday 08:00-22:30 Saturday 10:00-22:30 Sunday 10:00-22:30 Monday 08:00-22:30 Tuesday 08:00-22:30 Wednesday 08:00-22:30
WebsiteNot specified
NoticeNot specified
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LE XS BAR

LE XS BAR, located rue Claudia in Lyon 2, is a gay-friendly bar known for its warm atmosphere and changing themed decor. It's an ideal place for trans encounters in an intimate and cheerful setting. The friendly staff and festive atmosphere make LE XS BAR a must for those looking to mingle with Lyon's trans and LGBT community. With a well-established reputation since opening in 2010, LE XS BAR has made a name for itself thanks to the infectious good humor of its owner and his team. Here, you can expect a lively evening, surrounded by people who celebrate diversity and authenticity. From creative cocktails to themed events, every visit to XS BAR is a new adventure.

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NameLE XS BAR
Address 19 Rue Claudia, 69002 Lyon
Phone number09.62.16.69.92
Opening hours and daysThursday 16:00-01:00 Friday 16:00-01:00 Saturday16:00-01:00 Sunday 16:00-01:00 Monday 16:00-01:00 Tuesday16:00-01:00 Wednesday 16:00-01:00
WebsiteNot specified
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La Ruche (closed)

La Ruche is a veritable nest of conviviality and festivity in the heart of Lyon. Considered the city's oldest LGBT bar, it offers a unique experience, mixing themed evenings with a relaxed atmosphere. Drinks are cheap here, and the atmosphere is always lively. It's the perfect place for an after-work or a lively evening out, where the LGBT community, especially trans people, find a safe and cheerful space to meet and exchange.

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NameLa Ruche (closed)
Address22 r Gentil, 69002 Lyon
Phone number04 78 37 42 26
Opening hours and daysMonday to Sunday, 2 pm to 1 am
WebsiteFacebook Page
Notice4.2/5 on Google
Details of "La Ruche" in Lyon

Must-See Areas in Lyon to Meet the Trans Community

In Lyon, certain neighborhoods stand out as vibrant hubs for the trans and LGBT community. Here are five must-see neighborhoods where open-mindedness and cultural diversity create the perfect environment for enriching encounters.

1. Croix-Rousse

The Croix-Rousse district, known for its bohemian spirit and rich history, is a veritable crossroads of culture and diversity. Here, cafés like Le Drôle de Zèbre and welcoming bars like Le CHABADA CAFÉ are popular meeting points for the trans community. The neighborhood's relaxed, artistic atmosphere encourages natural, authentic interactions.

2. 2nd Arrondissement

Lyon's 2nd arrondissement, with its lively streets and numerous bars and cafés, is a favorite spot for the trans community. Establishments like La Ruche, LA CHAPELLE CAFÉ, and LE CHUPA BAR offer a festive, open atmosphere, ideal for socializing and meeting new people.

3. 1st Arrondissement

The 1st arrondissement is the vibrant heart of Lyon, where diversity and personal expression are celebrated. Places like À CHACUN SA TASSE, LE BROC BAR, L'ÉPICERIE POP, and L'ÉTOILE OPÉRA are oases for those looking to meet trans people in a welcoming and respectful setting.

4. 7th Arrondissement

The 7th arrondissement, with its young, dynamic atmosphere, is another key area for Lyon's trans community. Establishments like Le Aromo and LIVESTATION-DIY offer inclusive spaces where music, art and good company meet, providing unique social experiences.

5. 5th Arrondissement


Lyon, a wonderful city of Trans encounters and diversity

Lyon is a fun city to meet and experience for the trans and LGBT community. From vibrant neighborhoods like Croix-Rousse, the 1ᵉʳ and 2ᵉ arrondissement, to the more intimate atmospheres of the 5ᵉ and 7ᵉ, this city offers a broad and inclusive spectrum for social encounters and interactions.
Whether in welcoming bars, cosy cafés or libertine clubs, every corner of Lyon vibrates to the rhythm of diversity and open-mindedness.
This city, with its rich cultural mix and vibrant community, is undoubtedly a prime location for enriching and authentic encounters within the trans community.

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Vanessa Charles

A (very) close friend of Cupid and a true lover of relationships of all kinds, I am the main editor of Give Me Date. I answer your questions about couples, sexuality and dating and I test dating sites to give you a subjective opinion on how to find love or meet new people.

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