Known for being scenic and business-friendly, the Vaise neighborhood offers many convenient options for restaurants and bars. In addition to its college atmosphere, the neighborhood has many charming qualities. Take in the natural beauty of the riverfront and parks—or broaden your horizons with some local theater. Vaise has hotels and accommodation to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Lyon.
Sightseeing around Vaise
The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Stroll the halls at Gallo-Roman Museum, Lyon History Museum, or Lyon Museum of Fine Arts. You can buy tickets to live performances at Guignol Theater, Lyon Opera, and Theatre des Celestins. Monuments like Metallic Tower, Notre Dame Basilica, and St. Jean Cathedral honor the area. Learn about the local history at Roman Theatres of Fourviere, Maison des Canuts, and Place des Jacobins. Take a tour of campus around EM Lyon Business School, University of Lyon II, or Claude Bernard University. Be sure to get some family photos at Quai de Bondy Vaporetto Stop, Quai Tilsit Vaporetto Stop, and Confluence Vaporetto Stop.
Sightseeing is a popular activity here, but there's plenty more to do. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Esplanade de Fourviere, Tete d'Or Park, or Ile Barbe. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Lyon Confluence Shopping Center, Part Dieu Mall, and Transbordeur.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Terreaux Square, Bellecour Square, and Textile Museum. Place de la Croix Rousse, Saint Martin d'Ainay Abbey, and Place Carnot will also leave an impression.
Getting around Vaise
Looking for a quick way to explore more of the city? Catch a ride on metro transit at Valmy Station and Gorge de Loup Station. If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Lyon-Vaise Station.
The Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery) airport is 13.6 miles (21.9 km) from Vaise. Saint-Etienne (EBU-Saint-Etienne - Loire Intl.) is the next closest airport, 29.8 miles (47.9 km) away.