A city of almost 48,000 inhabitants, in the Rhone region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Vaulx-en-Velin takes place in the heart of Lyon, on the left bank of the Rhone. It is located on the border of Ain, close to Caluire-y-Bake, Meyzieu and Vierban.
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Inhabited since prehistoric times, the Vaulx-en-Velin area has experienced significant Gallo-Roman growth, as evidenced by the remains found at the site. The city itself was created in the twelfth century and then subject to the domination of Montluel. It has suffered many attacks over the centuries, but has managed to grow demographically and economically in contact with the neighboring city of Lyon.
Today Vaulx-en-Velin attracts with its incredible dynamism and cultural events that appeal to all ages.