Hiking in Villeneuve-d'Ascq
For hiking enthusiasts, here are some ideas for walks to discover Villeneuve-d'Ascq during your stay at Hôtel Morphée.
Annappes: an old village in the heart of the cityDuration: 2h05 - Distance: 8.1km
Departure and arrival: Musée du Terroir
Annappes is the largest of the 3 municipalities that merged in 1970 to form Villeneuve d'Ascq. From the Middle Ages to the proclamation of the Republic, its history is rich.
Ascq: the district of remembrance and traditionDuration: 2h10 - Distance: 8.3km
Departure and arrival: Ascq station
Located in the south-east of the city, Ascq is one of the 3 communes that merged to form Villeneuve d'Ascq in 1970.
The chain of lakes, a walk in the heart of natureDuration: 3h20 - Distance: 13.2km
Departure and arrival: LaM car park
The most revitalizing of the village walks follows the 70 ha of water bodies formed by the 6 lakes: Château Lake, Spanish Lake, Saint-Jean, Quicampois, Canteleu, Heron.
The 1001 facets of the north of Villeneuve-d'AscqDuration: 2h00 - Distance: 7km
Departure and arrival: Jean Jaurès metro
Discover the city's northern districts with a history that is half industrial, half rural and in the midst of urban transformation.
South of Villeneuve d'AscqDuration: 2h40 - Distance: 10.6km
Start and finish: Pierre-Mauroy stadium
Come and discover the Cité Scientifique and its university campus, the pleasant district of Le Triolo but also the companies, habitats and innovative facilities of Haute Borne where a High Environmental Quality approach prevails.