City profile

Beautifully situated on the Drac and Isère rivers, and surrounded by mountains, Grenoble, the self-styled "capital of the Alps", is a lively, modern city, home to four universities, with more than 50,000 students.

The Bastille, an ancient series of fortifications, sits on the mountainside overlooking Grenoble and is visible from many points in the city. The Bastille is one of Grenoble's most visited tourist attractions and is a good vantage point for viewing the town below and the surrounding mountains.

Eating in Grenoble is a pleasure, with a wide variety of restaurants catering to all budgets and tastes. Grenoble's student population keeps the nightlife hopping, with clubs like L'Arkange


City Travel

Fly to Grenoble from: Dublin, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London, Manchester, newcastle, Southampton.