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City break in Grenoble. Active leisure ideas for Grenoble - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Balade a  la Bastille - Depart en fin dapres-midi 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 conveniently sit and make a picnic, or simply relax when the weather is hot. The park will be surely liked by people who prefer active pastime. The park has bike lanes, playgrounds for children and even a special area to play hockey.
One of the most high-end design hotels in Grenoble is Okko Hotels Grenoble Jardin Hoche. Its rooms are decorated in snow-white tones and complemented with accessories as well as fabrics of … Open
A ride on Le Petit Train de la Mure train is a no less attractive and funny activity that will leave many unforgettable memories. The train’s route passes through the most picturesque corners of the city. The excursion lasts a little more than an hour and a half. During the ride vacationers will get an opportunity to see Monteynard Dam and admire the scenery of the coastal zone of the Draa River.
Grenoble will become a real treasure for fans of shopping, especially for tourists who enjoy walking in the local markets and tourists who prefer buying antiques as souvenirs. The most popular markets of the city have been the same for ages - Place aux Herbes, Sainte-Claire Les Halles and L'Estacade. In addition to interesting souvenirs and antiques, these markets offer to their visitors best products by local farmers. If fashionable clothes are your main desire, you will find all you need in the stores located near Grenette Square. This is the place where you will find clothing, footwear and accessories by famous brands right at every step. This part of the city is really rich in colorful boutiques and salons. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Grenoble has excellent upscale hotels. One of such is Le Grand Hotel Grenoble which occupies a spectacular historic building near Gre’net Square. Clients of this hotel have access to a … Open
Visitors should also not forget to attend Sunday Market Brocante Comboire, which is very popular among collectors from all over the world. Local merchants offer to buy old paintings, exquisite home decorations, books and other antiques. Many tourists visit Brocante Comboire simply to see the items offered for sale – the market resembles a museum. When it comes to describing large-scale shopping centers of the city, we simply cannot fail to mention Pas Sage Oblige. This is the place where you can easily find absolutely any good, starting from clothing and household appliances to perfumes and toys.
Primavera em Grenoble Fans of nightlife entertainment may find Grenoble a little boring – there is not so much entertainment here comparing to some other European cities. Le Twenty Bar is a great place to listen to your favorite music and enjoy exotic cocktails. Quite often the bar hosts exciting theme parties and other events that attract a large number of visitors.
Many attractive historic hotels still exist in Grenoble. Surrounded by beautiful gardens and located in Place Victor Hugo, is the Hotel d Angleterre Grenoble Hyper-Center. This hotel … Open
The heart of the French Alps offers a rich ski program and other outdoor activities. First of all, it's worth to ride Telepherique, or Cable Car. Besides the fact that this kind of leisure causes raising the adrenaline level to the desired degree, this is a great opportunity to see Grenoble from a bird's-eye view and enjoy the opening views. The city’s most famous landmark, namely the Bastille Fortress, is located here on the top near Telepherique. It is a real lick that the highest mountain in the Alps, namely Mont Blanc, is visible from here.
Les Bulles Going a little further behind the fortress, you can see a memorial to the mountain troops - one of the most magnificent memorials of the Second World War. Here you can meet fans of historic fortifications who often explore these places. Start mastering mountaineering with Maison de la Montagne where you can get a map, as well as choose the most convenient route. Here you can find equipment rentals where the staff will tell you everything you need to know about skiing and safety measures. If there is no desire to go for a long walk in the mountains, you can use the so-called Carte de Sentiers Sipavag.
Grenoble has a decent selection of hotels that are distinguished by a romantic setting to offer travelers. There is one located right in the heart of the city which is very popular among … Open
Arriving in Grenoble in the winter and not skiing is like coming to Oktoberfest in order to read a book and never try the traditional drink of local production. To try hiking in the mountains, feel free to contact Maison de la Montagne or Maison du Tourisme - these tours leave only pleasant experience and positive emotions. The companies have full-day and half-day excursions, as well as tours for longer periods. You can also go to Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte, and then see a trail leading to the top. Reaching the top, you can admire the incredibly beautiful landscapes of Grenoble - at times like this, it seems as if the action takes place not somewhere but in paradise.
Grenoble Among ski resorts located in the vicinity of Stendhal's hometown, here is Alpe d'Huez remarkable for the longest ski slope not just in France but in the whole of Europe. Another popular ski resort is Le Grave with its many trails created specifically for fans of extreme sports, so this vacation will definitely appeal to those wishing to increase the level of adrenaline in the blood. In addition, one more another interesting resort is Les Deux Alpes. Here are a lot of opportunities for après skiing, and the number of trails is amazing. By the way, this resort has repeatedly won the prestigious World Snow Awards.
Saint-Clair market is one of the most popular shopping destinations in Grenoble. Local residents come here for groceries. Some of its shopping arcades are located in a historic building, … Open
Admiring mountain lakes is another great pastime available in the vicinity of Grenoble. The most picturesque lakes are Robert Lakes (near Station de Chamrousse) and Saint-Imier surrounding the River Isere from all sides. By the way, this river is a great place to have a good time enjoying wonderful views of the water surface. It's a pleasure to sit by the ponds of Pacific or Bougie looking at the water that brings only serenity.
Grenoble depuis la "montee de Chalemont" Paragliding is also popular, therefore many people prefer tours from Vertige-Evasion or Parapente Grenoble. In addition to the main action - raising the adrenaline level - there is every opportunity for enjoying beautiful views of the underlying landscapes. For fans of active recreation, it'd be a good idea to visit a zipline town called Acrobastille where both adults and the smallest citizens will enjoy this kind of leisure. Going kayaking on a mountain river? No problem, that's what Takamaka is here for. You can also try bungee jumping, this kind of leisure is provided by Vertiges Aventure.
Discovering the architecture of Grenoble from bird's eye view! Cathedrale Notre-Dame, Fort de la Bastille, Musee Dauphinois, Stade des Alpes, Cathedrale Saint-Andre, Palais des Sports, all those monuments are defining the image of Grenoble … Open
Have a great time watching an interesting sporting event in Le Stade des Alpes, you only need to check the upcoming events to get to the most interesting match. Escape rooms are especially popular in the city, so in order to get great impressions, you should go to Live Escape, Only The Brain or PUZZLE Animations, which are considered to be the best in town. When visiting the city with children, be sure to visit the Hapik Climbing Site and Max Aventure Entertainment Center. Grenoble is ready to please billiard enthusiasts who can play the favorite game in 109 Billard Club.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Grenoble and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Grenoble

London Pub
Where: 11, Rue Brocherie, Grenoble; Telephone: +33 04 76444190; Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 18.00-01.00;
Le Barberousse
Where: 3, Rue Bayard, Grenoble; Telephone: +33 04 76511453; Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday 18.00-01.00;
Le Vertigo Club
Where: 18, Grand Rue, Grenoble; Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday;
Le Dotty Night
Where: 56, Avenue Route de Lyon, Grenoble; Telephone: +33 04 76860486; Opening hours: Tuesday and Saturday.;
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Grenoble
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Chartreuse' , 20.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Vercors' , 38.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Massif des Bauges' , 66.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Baronnies provençales' , 90.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Pilat' , 92.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Grenoble
♥   Amusement park 'Walibi Rhône-Alpes' Les Avenières, 51.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Touro Parc' Romanèche-Thorins, 135.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Swiss Vapeur Parc' Le Bouveret, 161.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Grenoble
♥   Restaurant 'Gillio' Grenoble. Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Brasserie Chavant' Grenoble. Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Village' Grenoble. Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Grill Parisien' Grenoble. Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Zdank' Grenoble. Type - Creative. 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Grenoble

Guide to your best city break in Grenoble - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Grenoble - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Grenoble?' disappears immediately.
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