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Villeurbanne is a neighborhood northeast of Lyon, in eastern France's Rhône-Alpes region and is home to France's very first skyscraper. Begin planning your French vacation today at by searching for hotels in Villeurbanne, Lyon. Peruse's wide selection of places to stay, find hot online deals and discounts, read reviews from guests, and review travel guides and tip on's travel blog.

What's Villeurbanne, Lyon Like?

Choose a place to stay near France's first Gratte-Ciel (skyscraper). Designed by architect Môrice Leroux, this skyscraper was built in the 1930s. Another - much older - building that's worth visiting is St. Athanase, Villeurbanne's oldest church, which was built in 800 AD. Or visit the Musee des Beaux-Arts, a local museum, and enjoy brunch at the museum's terrace café. If traveling in Villeurbanne with children, find accommodations near the Parc de la Tete d'Or. This park - with its botanical gardens, playground, lake for boating, and free zoo - will keep a family busy all day. Then spend an evening out at the Théâtre National Populaire. Take in a show and hit a local restaurant or café for some local cuisine. A central location is important when choosing holiday accommodations. Be sure to choose a Villeurbanne hotel in the best area for you and your plans.

Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Lyon

Lyon is often referred to as the "gastronomical capital" of France. So, it probably goes without saying that you will want to frequent the area's restaurants and cafes while on your holiday. Baguettes and cheese are not just a French stereotype, by the way. They are a common staple of French cuisine. Just be sure to grab two baguettes - one for later and one to nibble on your walk back to the hotel. When eating out in Lyon, remember that tips or service charges are almost always already added to the bill. Feel free to add a small tip or round the bill up if you were exceptionally happy with your meal and the service. Don't be surprised, as you wander around Lyon, to see locals getting around town on kick scooters. What is typically a child's toy in other countries is a common way of transportation in Lyon. You'll even see businessmen in suits and women in heels kicking it down the sidewalk. Finally, don't plan to visit France in August, as this is when most locals take their holiday, and most shops and restaurants will be closed. Start your Villeurbanne, Lyon hotel search today at

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