Things to see and do - Grenoble
Unmissable tourist sites
Grenoble Travel guide
Grenoble : Michelin's recommendations
Grenoble, capital of the French Alps, is a large modern city very much on the up. The location of the town is exceptional; to the north are the cliffs of Néron and St-Eynard, to the West the escarpments of Vercors, to the East is the spectacular silhouette of the Belledonne mountain chain. Traditionally an intellectual city, the birthplace of Stendhal, it took on the appearance of modernity at the time of the Winter Olympics in 1968 which added to its reputation as an avant-garde town.
Tourist attractions Grenoble : Things to see and do
5 pl. Lavalette F - 38000 Grenoble
This soberly designed building is home to one of France's most prestigious museums, which houses exhibits from centuries past as well as modern art. The French and Spanish schools are well represented, with works by Philippe de Champaigne and canvase..
F - 38000 Grenoble
Rising above Grenoble like a fortress, the Vercors became the largest natural park in the northern Alps in 1970. It is reached by narrow gorges such as the gorges of Engins, Grands Goulets or La Bourne. The high, open plateaux are covered with forest..
2 Rue Très-Cloîtres F - 38000 Grenoble
Located in the heart of the old town, the former archbishops' palace is home to a regional museum which provides an insight into different eras, from prehistory to modern times. It is also an archaeological site as restoration work has revealed vesti..
25 Avenue Felix Viallet F - 38000 GRENOBLE
"Breakfast and unlimited Wi-Fi are included in all prices at the ibis Styles Grenoble Centre Gare hotel. The hotel is ideally located 383 yards (350 m) from the train station and 547 yards (500 m) from the city center. The hotel has 54 air-condi..
5, rue de Miribel F - 38000 GRENOBLE
Prix Prices from : 79 €
The ibis Grenoble-Centre hotel is ideally located in the town center in the cultural and pedestrian area. The tram stop just outside the hotel provides access to all the activities that the Capital of the Alps has to offer. The hotel is the perfect b..
22 Place Grenette F - 38000 Grenoble
Prix Prices from : 55 €
Hotel de l’Europe is located in the heart of Grenoble, within the oldest hotel in the city. The 17th-century building offers modern rooms with a fitness centre and sauna. Each soundproofed guest room is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite..
7 r. Montorge F - 38000 Grenoble
The house keeps the memory of its most famous guest, Napoleon Bonaparte, alive with a somewhat theatrical Empire decor. But there is not a trace of nostalgia in the food. The young chef follows his inspiration and plays with textures, the flavours ar..
2 cours Lafontaine F - 38000 Grenoble
The latest of Grenoble's brasseries, this place with its chic and Baroque decor is impressive! On the menu, the good old classics: beef tartare, confit shoulder of lamb etc. In case you were wondering, Chavant was the name of the owner's ancestors, r..
20 r. de Strasbourg F - 38000 Grenoble
Le Village is extremely popular, whether because of the chef's obvious talent, his penchant for fresh ingredients or the decor, which has an industrial edge. Since it is often packed to the rafters, it would be well advised to book ahead.
6 pl. de Lavalette F - 38000 Grenoble
This place takes its name from a wine named as such by Baudelaire when he stayed at Moulis en Médoc (his poems are printed on the walls). There are delicious traditional Dauphiné specialities on the menu.
5 r. Abbé-de-la-Salle F - 38000 Grenoble
At lunchtime, under the same roof as his gourmet restaurant, Le Fantin Latour, Stéphane Froidevaux plays a different hand: here the emphasis is on conviviality. You will be treated to all the chef's passion for good ingredients and originality, chann..
1 r. Gén. -Beylié F - 38000 Grenoble
This fine 19C townhouse, formerly the Musée Fantin Latour, makes for a fairy-tale setting. There is plenty of character in the food too with its complex associations of flavours, vegetables and vivid colours. The chef makes the food into a real spect..