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Grenoble Travel Guide, France

Grenoble, Travel Guide- general presentation

Grenoble, or the “capital of Alps” is located in the south-east of France. Surrounded by mountains, it is situated in the Rhone- Alpes region, where river Drac meets the Ivere River. The city is the main attraction for tourists addicted to sport, especially cycling, as the famous Tour de la France usually passes by Grenoble.

Grenoble, Travel Guide- main attractions

Grenoble Travel Guide will offer you many options, when it comes to visiting its main tourists points. The first place you should go to after you made yourself comfortable is La Bastille. Situated on the top of the hill, La Bastille is one of those places France can brag with, as it represents its most expensive fortification dating back the 18th century. Situated on a mountainside overlooking this amazing city, La Bastille offers an incredible view to its visitors. If you want to get up there, the locals offer you two options: you can either choose the healthy but tiring way of climbing the hill on foot, or you can use what the French call the “téléphérique”, a system of cable cars, which provides you with an incredible and exciting experience.

When you feel that you want to find out more about the cultural life, you can always visit the Art Gallery, which offers a beautiful collection of modern art. The city also hosts numerous museums such as: the Archaeological museum of Saint Laurent, Grenoble Museum, Dauphinois Museum and Stendhal Museum. The castles tell the stories of a glorious past. One of the most impressive castles in France, Chateau De Septeme, dating back from 1066 AD welcomes a large number of visitors every year.

Grenoble, Travel Guide- things to do

Grenoble is the perfect place to go if you like everything that is related to sports. Here you can find many routes for climbing or hiking on the dangerous mountainous walls that surround this amazing city. You can either rent a bike or drive to the nearby region where the Robert Lake and Achard Lake will offer you one of the most spectacular views you have ever seen. In winter time, tourist like to come here for the skiing season, when the city turns into a resort, hosting people from all over Europe.

When you feel that there is nothing left to be seen here, don’t you dare leave France without visiting Grenoble’s surroundings and its capital. So, after finishing all the options in Grenoble Travel Guide, just take a look at Paris Travel Guide and Lyon Travel Guide and continue your discovery of this amazing culture.

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