Rendez-vous in Grenoble

  • Grenoble cable car

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  • Downtown Grenoble

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  • Grenoble

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  • Grenoble

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  • A street in Grenoble

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    In Grenoble, the capital of the French Alps and the Dauphiné region, mountains are ubiquitous. Grenoble boasts a profound constract between the dramatic views of the three massifs and the urban architecture of the city. They have managed to preserve vestiges of 2,050 years of history. Today a European centre, Grenoble is at the forefront of technology.

    Welcoming and captivating the beautiful French city of Grenoble awaits you.

    Not to be missed

    • The old town, its 2,050 years of history and its exceptional heritage
    • The Bastille fort and its cable car: an unobstructed view over Grenoble and the surrounding massifs
    • Grenoble museums: Dauphinois museum, Musée de la Résistance et de la Déportation, National Centre for Contemporary Arts
    • Markets and squares
    • Parks and gardens
    • The Fontaines circuit
    • The Antiquarians district
    • Via Ferrata: the first in an urban setting
    • La Casamaures: a palace of "grey gold"
    • Specialities: Grenoble walnuts, gratin dauphinois, Chartreuse liqueur

    Experience Grenoble

    Be a smart visitor and spend less. To discover Grenoble, choose the Grenoble City Pass! This all-inclusive pass will allow you to get the most out of the capital of the French Alps.

    • a round-trip by cable car
    • a guided visit of the city
    • access to the Musée de Grenoble
    • a ride in the Petit Train Touristique
    • many other discounted deals
    • Information: +33 (0)4 76 42 41 41

    Festive Grenoble

    • March: Grenoble Jazz Festival
    • August: Berlioz Festival / Icare cup
    • December: Christmas market and International Festival of mountain films

    Getting there

    • SNCF TGV station: 3 hrs from Paris.
    • Airport: Grenoble-Isère (30 mns from the city centre).
    • 2 tramway lines A/B - Maison du Tourisme stop, Lafayette underground parking.
    • Bus/coach station, connection with ski resorts, shuttle to the airport.
    • Motorways: A48 (560 km from Paris) A 480, A 41


    Grenoble Tourist Office
    14 rue de la République
    38000 Grenoble

    Tel: +33 (0)4 76 42 41 41

Things to see

  • © @Carafes en Folie

    If gastronomy, regional scents, and wine tasting are your thing, then head to Tournon-sur-Rhone in the Ardèche region and pay a visit to the Carafes en Folie wine bar, with its cosy atmosphere
  • © Musée des Confluences / Quentin Lafont

    Lyon’s futuristic Musée des Confluences is worthy of its ambition to offer the keys to understanding the intricate field of human knowledge.
  • © Cairanne

    Enjoy a fun course that will help you explore the world of wine.
  • Mont Blanc, a unique sight rising to an altitude of 4,810m.
  • © Maison Lavau

    The Lavau winery offers patrons an original way to discover the spark that makes southern Côtes du Rhône wines so special (i.e. the blending of several varieties). 
  • © Illustration Agence Fabre&Speller

    Welcome to the Cave of Pont d’Arc, replica of the "Chauvet Cave", in Ardèche (Rhône-Alpes).
  • © ChateauSaintMaurice

    Château Saint Maurice was for many years home to monks who used to grow lavender, fruit, olives and grapes.
  • © Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes/AJURIA

    Cannes enjoys an international reputation. It has welcomed the great and good of this world for nearly two centuries. It is also home to the most famous film festival. But what do we really know about the city?

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