Villefontaine is situated about 260 miles (418 kilometers) southeast of Paris, the country's capital, and 18 miles (29 kilometers) southeast of Lyon.
Don't restrict yourself to Villefontaine; Rhone-Alpes contains numerous natural and man-made attractions waiting to be explored. Chapelle Sainte-Anne and Isle d'Abeau Golf Club which you can find in and around L'Isle-d'Abeau, are excellent to visit. L'Isle-d'Abeau, is 4 miles (6 kilometers) away from Villefontaine. For even more things to do, visit the Genas Bowling and Genas Karting which you'll find in and around Genas, around 10 miles (16 kilometers) from Villefontaine.
Vienne, is another interesting spot to head to. It is about 15 miles (24 kilometers) from Villefontaine and offers a great selection of things to see and do, such as Pipet Church, Cloitre de St-Andre-le-Bas and Temple d'Auguste et de Livie. Musee des Beaux Arts et d'Archeologie, Eglise St-Pierre and Theatre Antique are some of the other attractions here that should be included on everyone's list.
Every destination has its unique history and Rhone-Alpes has its own stories to tell. The ruins here are well worth visiting. Feed your mind at Rhone-Alpes' wonderful art galleries, history museums and theaters.
Visitors with special interests will love Villefontaine's culinary tours and city walking tours. There are some exciting ways for thrill seekers to make the most of the outdoors in and around Villefontaine. Snowmobiling and rock climbing are just two popular ways thrill seekers here can get their fix.
When your time is up in Villefontaine, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your euros on last-minute souvenirs, and bid a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to this unique part of the world.