Lyon, Charbonnieres-les-Bains and Tassin-la-Demi-Lune, are other places in the area which are also worth discovering.
You’ll find plenty of interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Craponne. Spend part of the day browsing the exhibits at the Centre d'Histoire de la Resistance et de la Deportation, the Lyon Museum of Fine Arts and the Lyon History Museum. For a great night out, head to the Halle Tony Garnier, Guignol Theater and theatre des Celestins, one of the region’s premier live concert venues.
Discover the area’s family-friendly side at the Quai Tilsit Vaporetto Stop, the Confluence Vaporetto Stop and the Quai de Bondy Vaporetto Stop. The kids are sure to have fun. Explore Lyon Aquarium in La Mulatiere, and learn about some of the stars of the animal kingdom.
If you have time in and around Craponne, stop by the Place de la Croix Rousse, Place Carnot and Terreaux Square. Take the time to visit religious sites such as the Notre Dame Basilica. Breathe in the atmosphere and get an appreciation of the religious history of the area.
For some retail therapy, visit the Lyon Confluence Shopping Center.
After spending the day enjoying Craponne, stay the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Hôtel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery Collection, the Hôtel des Artistes, and the popular Hotel du Helder.