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If your trip to Craponne is all booked but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.
Trek out into the wider area and get closer to nature with some activities like hot air ballooning. If you're after more, try your hand at hiking as well.
If you're chasing some interesting places nearby, venture 2 miles from Craponne to Brindas. Whether you go for the whole day or just a couple of hours, there's plenty to keep you occupied.
Roll down the window and inhale the cool sea air as you drive towards Plage du Fontanil. 11 miles from Craponne, it's an awesome place to go for a relaxing day out by the ocean.
If you have some important work-related business to attend to in Craponne, chances are you'll be spending a lot of time in convention centers. If that's the case, you might want to hear about some of the ones that have hotels, cafés and restaurants nearby:
A road trip is calling your name, and Craponne is a great base to kick-start your journey. Located 6 miles from downtown, the first thing you ought to pick up is the key to one of our impressive rental vehicles. A full-size SUV will get you in and around Lyon in comfort and safety — or perhaps you want to veer off the beaten path and discover less-known areas with a four-wheel drive. For zipping around the city, we'd suggest going with a compact or economy car. They might not be as spacious, but they'll be amazing at maneuvering into those tiny parking spaces.
There's loads of choice when it comes to rental cars in Craponne. From SUVs with space to spare to zippy compacts that make parking a cinch, you'll find it all here. Choosing your ride of course depends on your budget and where you plan to go. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don't need much more than a bargain, no-frills type model. What type of car will it be this time?
Driving in and around Craponne involves more than simply knowing how to step on the gas pedal. Familiarize yourself with the traffic laws and make your way around this bustling city the easy way:
You have to drive on the right-hand side of the road in Craponne. Even though the conditions may be similar to home, it's wise to drive with a little extra care in places you've never been.
Peak-hour traffic isn't a major concern in Craponne and the wider Lyon area. With a population of 472,300, the roads aren't as busy here as they are in larger cities.
For the most part, finding a parking space in Craponne is easy. If you're planning to venture to one of the more popular attractions in town, it's a good idea to look at parking options before you set off.
As with the wider Lyon area, the neighborhood of Craponne has speed limits that range from 50 km/h to 130 km/h. In residential zones, you usually won't be able to drive faster than 50 km/h.
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your car rental company may charge the fined amount to your credit card. This is the most common approach. Otherwise, it may supply your contact information to the relevant local authority so the fine is issued to you directly.
Seat belts are required in Lyon. However, these rules may differ for certain vehicles, such as those used by public transportation networks.
Provided you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, it's legal to use your cell phone while driving a car in Craponne. But ensure you keep your eyes on the road.
In Craponne, it's a criminal offence to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.05%. If you're in the mood for a few drinks over dinner, it's a good idea to leave the car at your hotel.
Traffic laws in Craponne permit drivers at a red light to turn into the lane nearer to them, without waiting for it to turn green. Before making the maneuver, the car must fully stop and the driver must be sure that the way is clear before continuing on.