Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i Grenoble

Grenoble is the gateway to the Alps and a geographic crossing where the rivers Isère and Drac meet. With Switzerland to the north, Italy to the east, and Provence to the south, the city is surrounded by three mountain chains. It is a cosmopolitan city with cafés, museums, and restaurants. Best of all, you can see the Alps from almost every street corner.

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La Bastille

At the foot of the Chartreuse Massif is one of Grenoble’s top attractions, La Bastille, a fort with a spectacular view over the city and the mountain. You get there by means of the "egg lift" téléphérique, one of the most popular excursions.
Adresse: Fort de la Bastille, Grenoble

Pont de Ponsonnas Bungee Jump

One of the highest bungee jumps in Europe, the Ponsonnas Bridge cuts through rare natural beauty, and offers those so inclined the opportunity to plunge into a 103-metre free fall. The bridge is about an hour south of Grenoble. If you are looking for an extra dose of adrenaline during your vacation, this is the place to go.
Adresse: Le Pont de Ponsonnas, Ponsonnas
Telefon: +33 4 76 47 42 80

Palais Ideal

At first, one man’s dream of creating his own castle had many people shaking their heads. But the simple postman Ferdinand Cheval struggled for 33 years, stone by stone, to create a castle, which is now world famous for its mythical scenes.
Adresse: 8, rue du Palais, Hauterives
Telefon: +33 4 75688119

Horloge Solaire

Nowhere else in the world is there a reflective sundial of this size, and astronomers from all countries come to Horloge Solaire to study the sundial, which still keeps the time today. In 1673, under Louis the XIV, the Jesuit, Father Bonfa, and his pupils painted frescoes covering 100 square meters of the walls.
Adresse: Lycee Stendhal, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 476 548 383

Museum Stendhal

You cannot visit Grenoble without being reminded of the author Stendhal. His book "The Red and the Black" contains impressions from his early years in the city. In the museum there are manuscripts, documents, portraits and memorabilia from his life and career.
Adresse: 20, Grande-Rue, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 86 52 08

Chateau De La Commanderie - Spa

You will find this lovely spa just a few minutes from Grenoble where you will experience no stress environment and where you can recharge you batteries. The spa offers Hammam, sauna, swimming pool, jacuzzi with aromatherapy and chromotherapy, fitness room, showers, space rest with tea and fireplace and two massage rooms. Just relax and enjoy.
Adresse: 17 avenue d'Echirolles, Eybens
Telefon: +33 4 76 25 34 58
Transport: Bus line Number 31, bus stop Le bourg Rocade Sud, exit Number 5

Le Magasin

Le Magasin was founded in 1986, and is one of Europe’s leading contemporary art centres. Here you can see numerous exhibitions and visit the onsite bookshop.
Adresse: 8 esplanade Andry-Farcy, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 476 219 584

Grenoble Archaeological Museum

A free place to visit the rich past of Grenoble. The visitor care is exceptional and the touch-screen displays charm the children.
Adresse: Place Saint-Laurent, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 44 78 68

The Resistance and Deportation Museum

During the Second World War, Grenoble has been involved in the Resistance. The proximity of the mountains allowed young people to flee in the "maquis" and train themselves to fight their enemies. The Museum of Résistance and Deportation presents this contemporary history. Through objects, movies, and reconstituted scenes, the visitor can have an overview of that time.
Adresse: 14 rue Hébert, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 42 38 53

Le petit train touristique

45 minutes of a nice commented stroll around the city! You can discover all the best spots of Grenoble.
Adresse: Central Square, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 84 09 07

Museum of Grenoble

The Museum presents a great collection which displays fossils, animals and artefacts.
Adresse: 1, rue Dolomieu, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 44 05 35

La Casamaures

Located in the suburb of Grenoble, this villa was built in 1855 in a pure Arabo-Andalusian style. The oldest historic monument made with moulded cement is unique with its columns, its fountains and its statues. You can also see seven sundials.
Adresse: 13 bis rue de la Résistance, St-Martin-le-Vinoux
Telefon: +33 4 76 47 13 50

Grenoble Cathedral

This cathedral was erected in the 13th century and is the biggest church of the city. The medieval style is interesting, especially with the choir and the tower at the entrance. Don't miss the flamboyant Gothic-styled ciborium!
Adresse: Place Notre-Dame, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 38 38 00 38

Couvent de Saint-Cécile

Headquarters of the comics editor Glénat, this ancient convent welcomes temporary art exhibitions and offers a high-quality document repository, available for everybody to consult.
Adresse: 37 Rue Servan, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 88 75 75

Musée de Grenoble

Musée de Grenoble holds collections of ancient, modern and contemporary art, from the 13th to the 20th centuries. The museum is smaller than many well-known and respected museums throughout Europe, but it feature an impressive collections of art. Inside you will also find a lovely terrace and restaurant.
Adresse: 5 Place de Lavalette, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 63 44 44

Parc Naturel Regional du Vercors

Parc Naturel Regional du Vercors is a beautiful natural area where you can discover caves such as La Grotte de la Coranche and La Grotte de la Luir and even small, charming villages. This region also offers beautiful alpine trails through varied landscapes where you can take in the magnificent views. Don´t forget the camera.
Adresse: 255, chemin des Fusillés, Lans-en-Vercors
Telefon: +33 4 769 438 26

Musee de l'Ancien Eveche

This is a museum built on an old church where you can time travel back in time to modern age. Here you can admire prehistoric remains, great paintings from the modern area and origins of the city walls going back to Roman times. One other good thing about this museum is that it offers free entrance.
Adresse: 2, rue Tres-Cloitres, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 03 15 25

Parc Paul Mistral

If you would like to get away from the city hustle and bustle then take a stroll around this quite park. This is a great place to have a picnic or do some sports. There is also an old tower which was built for a World Exposition back in the 1920s.
Adresse: Parc Paul Mistral, Grenoble


MC2 is a nice place where you can experience a cultural event and it is actually the main culture centre of Grenoble. Whether you like classical, jazz, or modern, dance, music or theater, you will find all kind of cultural programs here. You should book your tickets in advance.
Adresse: 4 rue Paul Claudel CS, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 00 79 00

Acrobastille - Adventure Park

Acrobastille is a family-friendly discovery adventure area (for children up to 5 years). Here you can get the thrills with the giant zip line and fly over Grenoble, as well as with several unique adventure circuits.
Adresse: Fort de la Bastille, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 59 30 75
Åpningstider: Open from March 1st to November 2nd, Every Wednesdays, weekends, public holidays and school holidays from 1pm

Atlanthys Spa

If are feeling tried and worn out, make a visit to Atlanthys Spa to gain some new energy. The team welcomes you in a world of well-being where you can enjoy massages from all around the world and beauty treatments.
Adresse: 28, route de Lyon, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 12 25 20
Åpningstider: Open daily except on Sundays
Transport: Tramway E, stop Esplanade centre

Chez Le Pèr'gras

Take the lift up to this restaurant which is located beside La Bastille, you will be rewarded. The restaurant has a view that extends to Mont Blanc on clear days. The kitchen offers both French and Alpine and the food is prepared with seasonal fruit, vegetables, meat and fish. They are known for its gastronomic cuisine where tradition meets modern.
Adresse: 90 Chemin de la Bastille, La Tronche
Telefon: +33 4 76 42 09 47

Auberge Napoleon

On March 7th 1815, Napoleon and his men passed through Grenoble. They stayed to eat and spend the night and the site became the restaurant Auberge Napoleon. This cosy little restaurant offers good French food.
Adresse: 7, Rue de Montorge, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76875364
Åpningstider: Dinner Mon-Sat

Restaurant Le 5

This restaurant and café can be found at the entrance of Grenoble’s museum. Here you can dine in a great décor with exotic art, antiques, and modern furniture. Light meals include Thai prawns, vegetarian lasagna, and pies but also serving heavy meat dishes like entrecôte and beef tenderloin.
Adresse: 5, Place Lavalette, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 476 63 22 12

Restaurant Tchoutchoura

Welcoming Bulgarian restaurant, in the heart of Grenoble, serving delicious and typical dishes from the Balkans.
Adresse: 16 rue Gabriel Péri, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 47 35 95
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 7–10:30pm
Transport: Tram line A and B to Alsace-Lorraine

Le Petit Bouche

This small bistro is famous for its tasteful plates, based on foie gras, duck, mushrooms and its delicious home-made desserts. All this can be enjoyed in a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere.
Adresse: 16 rue Dr Mazet, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 476 431 039


On the menu you will find a wonderful mix of French and Indian food which all can be enjoyed in an intimate atmosphere. The food is prepared with a creative touch with incredible flavors and beautifully presented. Just sit back and enjoy to be served by the pleasant and extremely efficient staff.
Adresse: 5 Quai Créqui, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 95 01 61

Agustomio - Pizza al Taglio

When dining at this lovely pizza restaurant you can enjoy tasty food which are cooked with high quality products. The restaurant is claimed to be an excellent place for a slice of pizza and a beer.
Adresse: 2 Cours Berriat, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 9 51 41 44 92

Shun Bun

If you are craving for sushi then this is the place to visit. This authentic Japanese restaurant present their food nicely and with fantastic flavours. You will find the restaurant in the centre of Grenoble.
Adresse: 4 Cours lafontaine, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 9 83 95 57 41

Le Mezzé - Pavillon

When dining at Le Mezzé, you will be enjoying hearty Lebanese cuisine. The well-presented food is served by the impeccable service staff for a reasonable price. Complement your dinner with a good Lebanese wines.
Adresse: 19 Rue de Turenne, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 85 09 74

Restaurant Bombay

Claimed to be one of the best Indian restaurants in Grenoble where you can try authentic north Indian food. Delicious food, good quality and very friendly crew, what else can you ask for? You should make a reservation as it is quite full most of the times which is a good sign.
Adresse: 60 Cours Jean Jaurès, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 87 71 80

La Girole

La Girole is located near downtown and welcomes you to dine classy and classic French cuisine in a modern and refined atmosphere. Here you can enjoy dishes prepared with the highest quality seasonal produce with your loved ones. Bon appetit!
Adresse: 15 Rue du Dr Mazet, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 43 09 70

La Bocca Felice

Authentic Italian food is served at this small charming restaurant in a relaxed atmosphere. The menu offers genuine home cooked Italian food and a good selection of very tasty wines. Maria Antonietta and Alma Fusco welcomes their guests with a smile.
Adresse: 9 Rue Hauquelin, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 44 39 22

231 East Street

Find this gourmet burger restaurant in the city center of Grenoble and enjoy a simple meal. The friendly and helpful staff serves fresh food for a cheap price inside or on the large outdoor terrace.
Adresse: 10 Grande Rue, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 51 36 86

Au Clair de Lune

This little gem is a great option if you would like to have some vegetarian options. The helpful waitress serves inventive dishes with amazing flavours in a relaxed atmosphere.
Adresse: 54 Rue Très Cloîtres, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 24 61 17

Le Tire Bouchon

Le Tire Bouchon means wine bottle opener in English and this small restaurant is always packed with locals. From the menu you can choose French food and daily specials which are always changing based on what the season has to offer.
Adresse: 3 Rue de Turenne, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 17 20 04

Lo Zafferano

Lo Zafferano is a simple restaurant offering a nice mix of French and Italian cuisine. From the menu you can choose mouth-watering dishes such as ravioli, stuffed zucchini flowers, mussels, carpaccio and other pasta dishes. This is a small restaurant so you might want to make a reservation.
Adresse: 4 Rue Marius Gontard, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 9 82 29 37 86


Another popular French restaurant in Grenoble, therefor it is advice to book a table in advance. This charming restaurant offers set menu with a starter, main course and dessert and it all accompanied with a wonderful bottle of wine.
Adresse: 2 Rue de Miribel, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 27 75 90

Café Decitre

Café Decitre is both a bookshop and a café where works of young artists hang on the old walls. The bookshop has the city’s largest selection of non-French books. Here you can have excellent salads and both coffee and tea.
Adresse: 9-11 Grande Rue, 2 Rue Lafayette, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 03 36 36
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 9:30am–7pm

The Cake Shop

If you like cupcakes you will love the cute The Cake Shop. Here you can choose from colourful, tasty cupcakes of all kinds. There is definitely one for every taste.
Adresse: 9 Rue de Sault, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 95 86 62

Jardin du Thé

AtJardin du Thé you can have a nice cup of tea and breakfast in a nice atmosphere. Here you can choose between a wide selection of teas from Japan, China and India.
Adresse: 2 Rue Millet, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 7 63 51 46 38
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 8:30am–7pm

La Petite Idée

La Petite Idée is a small and cosy café/restaurant that is popular among locals and tourists alike. There is a nice outside area if you prefer to sip your coffee while flirting with passers-by.
Adresse: 7 Cours Jean Jaurès, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 47 52 95

The London Pub

This pub, with the somewhat misleading name, is one of the hottest places in Grenoble. Here French rock is mixed with International hits and you can dance both evening and night time on the two floors. This place is especially popular with students.
Adresse: 11, Rue Brocherie, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 56 00 46 38
Åpningstider: Mon–Sat 6pm–2am


This is a small wood-panelled bar in the shape of a boat with a high cosiness factor. The bar specialises in rum and offers 60 different types, some with fruit flavours. Here you can also get light meals in a genial and relaxed atmosphere.
Adresse: 3, Rue Bayard, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76511453
Åpningstider: Tue-Sat 6pm-2am

Le Tord Boyaux

Most of the decor in this cosy bar is made up of 65 wine barrels. Here you can taste different wines from the region. Patrick, the owner, is happy to share his knowledge of wines. French popular music is played here in a relaxed environment. It is even more relaxed in the back bar.
Adresse: 4, Rue Auguste Gaché, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76441890
Åpningstider: Tue-Sat 6pm-1am


With an industrial and biomechanical decoration, this bar is famous in the district for its musical program. Rock, metal, electro, punk, garage, everybody can find their favourite mix!
Adresse: 8 Rue Lakanal, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 86 26 94

Club Number One

Come and party every weekend from 11pm to late at night and just have fun with your friends. There are three rooms, the Lounge Area, the Studio 80 and the Purple Room that offers something suitable for every taste. The Purple room offers new dancefloor music, Studio 80 Room provides funk music, disco music and 80's music and the Lounge Area Room is great if you would like to chill out and relax.
Adresse: 1 rue de Cornillon, Les parcs de Rocheplaine, Fontanil-Cornillon
Telefon: +33 4 76 75 05 05
Åpningstider: 11pm - 5:30am

Le Phoenix

Le Phoenix is situated only five minutes away from the city centre. This is a club that offers free entrance for girls every nights, except during student evenings and special events. There are many podiums and a dance floor where you can show some beautiful dance moves.
Adresse: 3 Bis Allée des Centaurées, Meylan
Telefon: +33 4 76 90 94 40
Åpningstider: Every Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Café des Arts

For a fun and an entertainment dinner show, come and visit Café des Arts who is providing theatre shows, jazz, French songs and world music. This establishment has been going strong ever since its creation in 1981.
Adresse: 36 Rue Saint-Laurent, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 54 65 31

Galeries Lafayette

At the centre of the shopping district is Galeries Lafayette, a large department store with most things for the home, clothes, food and fun items.
Adresse: 12 Place Grenette, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 47 28 54

Librairie Arthaud

You can start your walk in the city centre at the Arthaud bookshop, which offers coffee table books about the city and small souvenirs.
Adresse: 23, Grande Rue, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 42 49 81


If you have a hard time to choose a present for your friends at home, Wegelin has lots of tips and products which are typical to the region. They offer many beautiful jewellery’s such as rings, bracelets, necklaces and watches.
Adresse: 7 Place Victor Hugo, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 46 01 10

Grand Place

A popular destination for many is the Grand Place department store, which is situated just south of the city. It is easy to get there by tram and the department store contains food halls, a variety of clothing chains, a music department and shops selling designer clothes from the largest fashion houses in Paris. You can find clothes chains such as Zara, Jennyfer and Naf Naf here. Twelve restaurants and cafés provide a respite from shopping.
Adresse: 55, Grand’place, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 09 55 45

Fromagerie Les Alpages

If you love cheese you should definitely pay a visit here, the selection of cheeses is almost overwhelming at this fantastic shop. Perfect stop to pick some picnic or just to bring some delicacies back home.
Adresse: 4 Rue de Strasbourg, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 46 32 62

Chocolaterie Bochard

All you chocolate lovers out there if you are in Grenoble then head over to this Chocolaterie where you can discover one of the best chocolate specialties of the region. The owner Christian Bochard has been making chocolate over 50 years, so he knows how to make some really good desserts.
Adresse: 5 Place de l'Étoile, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 43 02 23

Halles Sainte-Claire

At this huge enclosed market you will find stands packed with fruits, cheeses, pastries, meats and vegetables. This place is a joy for all your senses with all the smells, tasty food, and all the beautiful colours. Halle Sainte-Claire is a must-see in Grenoble.
Adresse: 19, place Sainte-Claire, Grenoble

La Caserne de Bonne

La Caserne de Bonne has the perfect location in the heart of Grenoble. This is a good shopping destination with 50 shops, including Au Vieux Camper, Monoprix, H&M and Decathlon. When your feet hurts, take a rest in one of the restaurants provided here.
Adresse: 48 Boulevard Gambetta, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 88 87 97


This shopping centre has been operating for a long time now, they opened in 1971. K'Store is a quite small shopping centre but offers everything from clothes, gifts, bags, accessories, shoes to sport and leisure facilities, toys, baby care and a food store.
Adresse: 26 Cours Berriat, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 43 00 33


C&A was founded by Clemens and August Brenninkmeijer and dates all the way back to the 17th century. Today it is a widely recognized clothes shops and you can find it in various locations all over the world. This is a good place to go for the latest trends, sustainable fashion, and all at an affordable price
Adresse: 14 Place Grenette, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 811 87 29 72

Chocolats Zugmeyer

Tickle your taste bud and let fresh chocolate melt in your mouth. This store offers great tasting, handcrafted chocolate which you can bring back home.
Adresse: 4 Boulevard Agutte Sembat, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 46 32 40

Old Town

The old part of the city is situated between the two rivers. This is where you will find shops selling designer clothes, art and excellent, imaginative chocolates. In the evenings, there is the attraction of restaurants and entertainments.
Adresse: Old Town, Grenoble

Grenoble Isère Airport

Grenoble Isère Airport is located about 50 kilometres from the city centre. You can reach the city centre by bus, taxi or limousine. The journey takes about 30 minutes. VIP Limousine + 33 476 87 18 15 Taxi Gacon +33 4 76 55 90 73 Alp’Bievre Taxis +33 4 74 20 05 66 Taxi de Saint Hilare De La Côte +33 6 15 15 05 18 Ben’s Bus offers an airport shuttle between the airport and the city centre during the winter. It is 80 kilometres from Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport to the centre of Grenoble and it takes about an hour by bus.
Adresse: Grenoble St-Geoirs Airport, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 65 48 48

Passport / Visa

France can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.

Public Transport

TAG handles public transport in Grenoble. There are four tram lines and 25 bus lines. Tickets can be purchased from the driver or the ticket machine. There are several regional buses that run to various ski resorts and villages. If you want to go skiing, you should buy tickets in advance as you then have priority if the bus is full. Bus tickets are sold at the bus station beside the railway station and at the tourist office.
Telefon: +33 820 48 6000


Taxis are available if the roof sign is lit and the small lights underneath the sign are not lit. Berthet Jacques +33 4 76221577 Taxis Grenoblis:
Telefon: +33 4 76544254


Bureaux de poste, a post office, is recognized by the blue and yellow La Poste sign. La Poste used to be called PTT, which is still on some signs. Grenoble Alsace Lorraine:
Adresse: 12 avenue Alsace Lorraine, Grenoble
Åpningstider: Times may vary depending on season. Closed on Sundays


Every chemist has a sign in the window giving details of the chemists, pharmacie de garde, with 24 hour opening. Grande Pharmacie Normal:
Adresse: 5 Rue Philis de la Charce, Grenoble
Telefon: +33 4 76 44 58 03


Country code +33. All telephone numbers within France have 10 digits and begin with zero. You also need to dial zero when you make a local call.


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