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Preparing your trip to Grenoble: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Grenoble - Isere 1. Tram is the most convenient type of public transport as it can easily get you to any area of the city. The fare for one ride is 1.3 euros. Tickets can be purchased in advance at kiosks or from conductor in a tram. Travelers, who expect to use public transport, should not forget that conductors often do not accept paper money of high denominations (20 EUR and higher).
2. In addition to trams there are more than 25 bus routes in the city. If during the daytime numerous buses ply around the city, at night they are replaced by noctibuses. The fare in them is slightly higher than in ordinary buses.
3. Bike is also a common type of transport in the city. You can easily rent a bike in one of numerous Métrovélo rental offices. The daily rental price of a bike is around 5 euros. Tourists are also welcome to rent a bike for a week. This will cost you 15 euros. There are many special bicycle roads in the city, all major shopping centers and government agencies have special bicycle parking nearby.
4. The period from July to August is considered the hottest time of year. During these months the temperature rarely falls below 30 degrees. Travelers, who expect to devote much time walking around the city, are recommended to make a trip during the off-season.
5. Fans of gastronomic tourism should definitely not forget to buy Guide du Dahu, which describes hundreds of restaurants, bars and cafes. You can buy it almost everywhere as the guide is sold in newsagents and tourist offices. The cost of the catalog is about 2.5 euros. Copyright
6. Walnuts are known as one of the most popular souvenirs for travelers. The nuts are usually sold in specialty stores. This is a special sort of walnuts, which is grown only in the vicinity of the city. All packages with the locally grown nuts have a special mark - «appellation d'origine controlé».
7. Gourmet visitors should definitely try the local fondue, which is served in literally any restaurant. Connoisseurs of cooking say that the local fondue is distinguished by a truly unique taste.
Paul Mistral Park remains one of the most favorite places of rest among both residents and tourists. A huge territory of the park is equipped with cozy gazebos and benches. Here you can … Open
8. Fans of music should definitely visit Grenoble in March, when the city hosts a wonderful jazz festival. The event traditionally attracts fans of this musical direction from different countries.
9. Guests of the city should not forget to make a trip to Paris, which is connected with Grenoble by a system of TGV trains. A trip from one city to another will take about three hours.
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What to visit being in Grenoble - unique sights

Grenoble Bastille

From the series “The Longest Ski-Lifts and Cable Trams in the World”
Cabin run is very smooth, so even those who are afraid of heights overcome 673 meters of way unnoticed. Despite the fact that in comparison with global giants, Grenoble cable car is relatively short, it remains one of the confident leaders among urban constructions. Locals treat cable car as one of the main symbols of the city and call its gondolas ‘bulles.’ The lower cableway station is situated at the waterfront of Grenoble. Surprisingly, there is never a queue out there. … Read further

Gouffre Berger

From the series “Largest and Most Branched Caves on Earth”
With regard to this special feature, the entrance into the cave is only possible for experienced speleologists and only with the appropriate equipment. The tourists can wander in the picturesque area and look into the huge funnels whose rocky walls are lush with the lush plants. Most of the underground vaults are constantly flooded. Only a few passes can be thrown through, so the researchers always take inflatables always with. Some Höhletunnel are completely flooded and therefore attract the divers. In this cave, Peter Watkinson, who has immersed himself in the vast depth, set the world record in 1967. … Read further

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