Destination guide

The theatrical area of Villeurbanne awaits your stay

Enjoy the theatre scene and other features of Villeurbanne. Well known for its shopping, university setting and sightseeing, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Musee d'Art Contemporain and Musee Lumiere are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Villeurbanne

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Villeurbanne a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lyon Hippodrome - Carré de Soie (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Quai de Bondy Vaporetto Stop (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Quai Tilsit Vaporetto Stop (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Hippodrome Bron-Parilly (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Lyon-Chassieu Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Villeurbanne

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Villeurbanne. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tete d'Or Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Esplanade de Fourviere (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Ile Barbe (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Le Grand Large (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Parc des Oiseaux (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Villeurbanne

The nearest airport is in Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery), located 9.6 mi (15.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Grenoble (GNB-Grenoble - Isere), which is 35.6 mi (57.3 km) away.

It's easy to get around Villeurbanne by catching a ride on the metro at Flachet Station, Gratte Ciel Station or Cusset Metro Station.

Where to stay around Villeurbanne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 890 holiday lettings near Villeurbanne. From 637 Flats to 661 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Villeurbanne is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Villeurbanne?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Villeurbanne:

  • République - Tolstoï: 73 holiday homes
  • Ferrandière - Maisons Neuves: 68 holiday homes
  • Léon Blum - Bon Coin: 18 holiday homes
  • Tonkin Nord: 36 holiday homes
  • Les Poulettes: 42 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Villeurbanne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Villeurbanne. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Espace Tonkin: 1,003 holiday lettings
  • Geriatric Hospital of Charpennes: 1,007 holiday lettings
  • Claude Bernard University: 1,009 holiday lettings
  • Astroballe: 1,004 holiday lettings
  • Claude Bernard University Lyon 1: 1,000 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Villeurbanne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Villeurbanne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 637 Flats in Villeurbanne. Our other popular types of Villeurbanne holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 661 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 99 self catering accommodations
  • Caravans: 61 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Villeurbanne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 65 holiday homes with pool available in Villeurbanne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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