Destination guide

The artsy area of Villeurbanne awaits your stay

Enjoy the theater 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-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Villeurbanne a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Villeurbanne. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Villeurbanne

The nearest airport is in Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery), located 9.6 mi (15.4 km) from the city center. 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Villeurbanne?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 897 house rentals around Villeurbanne. From 635 Condos/Apartments to 658 Studios, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Villeurbanne is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Villeurbanne:

  • Doua: 33 vacation rentals
  • Cusset: 20 vacation rentals
  • Léon Blum - Bon Coin: 17 vacation rentals
  • Grand Clément: 25 vacation rentals
  • Buers: 20 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Villeurbanne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Villeurbanne. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Astroballe: 1,019 home rentals
  • Claude Bernard University: 1,030 home rentals
  • IUT - Feyssine Tram Stop: 1,004 home rentals
  • Gratte Ciel Station: 1,024 home rentals
  • Croix-Luizet Tram Stop: 1,003 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Villeurbanne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 635 Condos/Apartments in Villeurbanne. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Villeurbanne include:

  • Studios: 658 lodging choices
  • Houses: 113 lodging choices
  • Caravans: 58 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Villeurbanne?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 69 vacation homes with pool available in Villeurbanne.

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