Villeneuve-d'Ascq

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Villeneuve-d\'Ascq featuring a windmill
Find everything you could need in this city’s two gigantic shopping centers. Watch soccer at one of the stadiums.

Villeneuve-d’Ascq is famous for its acclaimed modern art museum, cutting-edge science contributions and sports stadiums. Just outside the metropolis of Lille, Villeneuve-d’Ascq is near to vast green spaces, lakes and forests. Watch a movie in a modern shopping center before taking on the physical tests in activity center, Koezio.

The commune is known as the “Green Technopole” due to the influx of scientific researchers from the University of Lille. It is also home to many high-tech companies in the Haute Borne European Scientific Park.

Spend the day at one of the gigantic shopping centers, which are among the largest in the country. The Centre Commercial V2 was constructed in the 1970s. It has two levels with more than 150 shops. Visit its newer neighbor, the Heron Parc, where there is a multiplex cinema.

Watch a sporting event in the 50,000-seat Stade Pierre-Mauroy. The multi-use arena is currently home to LOSC Lille Métropole, which is among France’s elite soccer clubs. The city’s sporty vibe is emphasized by Koezio, which is a fun activity maze. It has physical challenges, such as ball pits and high ropes, and mental challenges, including a general knowledge quiz in English.

While strolling past the shops and cafés of the small city center, drop in at the Lille Métropole Museum of Modern, Contemporary and Outsider Art. Peruse some of its 4,500 works of art in the spacious exhibition areas. Inspect masterpieces from some of the world’s most famous artists, such as Pablo Picasso and Alexander Calder. Enter the sculpture park and learn about art in the vast library.

Villeneuve-d’Ascq is among the most prominent cities in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in the north of France. The 135-mile (220-kilometer) drive north from Paris should take between 2 and 3 hours. Lille Airport is the nearest major transportation hub, at just 5 miles (8 kilometers) south of the city. The two cities are connected via the VAL metro line.

Sports, shopping and art are reason enough to visit the small town of Villeneuve-d’Ascq on the edge of Lille.

Where to stay in Villeneuve-d'Ascq

Hôtel du Stade - Lille - Villeneuve d'Ascq (ex Kyriad direct)
Hôtel du Stade - Lille - Villeneuve d'Ascq (ex Kyriad direct)
2 out of 5
Angle Boulevard de Valmy, Rue Entre-Deux-Villes, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, Nord, 59650
The price is $42 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Villeneuve-d'Ascq. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Popular attractions Auchan Villeneuve d'Ascq V2 and ...
3.1/5 (312 reviews)
Clean and great location
"Central location with free parking. Room was small but very clean. Bed was a bit hard but whole experience was comfortable. Only downside was that the shower had to be hand held as the wall bracket did not work."

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Park Inn by Radisson Lille Grand Stade
Park Inn by Radisson Lille Grand Stade
4 out of 5
Boulevard de Tournai, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, Nord, 59650
The price is $60 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Villeneuve-d'Ascq. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the convenient ...
4/5 Very Good! (310 reviews)
Poor stay
"The shower mixers were dreadful hot cold hot cold hot cold and impossible to set. Clearly, the Hotel was almost shut over the weekend and inadequate breakfasts were left in bags, which were not suitable for the purpose of the trip."

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022

Kyriad Lille Est Villeneuve d'Ascq
Kyriad Lille Est Villeneuve d'Ascq
3 out of 5
Parc des Moulins, 15 Avenue de la Creativite, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, Nord, 59650
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $53 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
Stay at this 3-star family-friendly hotel in Villeneuve-d'Ascq. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the comfy beds and the overall ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (400 reviews)
Good visit
"A very good stay everything to my satisfaction."

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2022

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Tulip Inn Lille Grand Stade Residence
Tulip Inn Lille Grand Stade Residence
231 Boulevard de Tournai, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, Nord, 59650
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Villeneuve-d'Ascq. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the convenient parking and ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (307 reviews)
"Hotel bem localizado, de fácil acesso, com atendimento extremamente cordial e eficiente. Cama excelente, ducha maravilhosa, café da manhã (sob reserva) bem variado."

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2021

Olivarius Apart'Hotel
Olivarius Apart'Hotel
3 out of 5
Parc Haute Borne 6, avenue Halley, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, 59650
Stay at this 3-star golf residence in Villeneuve-d'Ascq. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the spacious rooms and the overall value ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,461 reviews)
Enjoyable stay
"The hotel was a great stay, very pleasant . The only let down was the breakfast. It was awful and not worth the money at all. Would stay again but eat out"

Reviewed on May 28, 2022

Independent studio, ideal for business men or women or couples
Independent studio, ideal for business men or women or couples
Villeneuve-d'Ascq, Hauts-de-France
Stay at this apartment in Villeneuve-d'Ascq. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a TV. Popular attractions Koezio and Castle of Flers are located nearby. Discover ...
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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