Sightseeing Itinerary Map for Day Trip in Grenoble

Grenoble Cable car

Grenoble

Check Point
・Town where the Winter Olympics were held

・Alps seen from the fortress on top of the mountain

・Sophisticated cityscape

【City description】

The Winter Olympic took place in this city in 1968. There are mountains near the city. As there is the university, many students live in this city. When you visit a fortress on a hill, you can find Alpes mountains.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★☆☆

【Time required】

 7 h

【Budget】

 9.50 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★☆☆



Itinerary Map

Navigation

【Start】
①Grenoble Station

★Go to Alsace Lorraine Avenue in front of the station for 20 minutes by walk.

②Saint Louis Church

★Continue to walk on the street and turn left to go to Bressieux St. Turn left at the dead end. It takes 5 minutes.

③City Garden

★At the edge of the park, there is a ropeway stop along the river.

④Cable Car

★Go to the top of the mountain by ropeway

⑤Fortress of Bastille

★Go back to the city garden by the cable car and g to Hector Berlioz St for 5 minutes.

⑥St. Andre Church

⑦Ancient Palace of Parliament

★Go to Cujas St and turn right at Stéphane Jay St. Go to the street as far as a park for 15 minutes.

⑧Art Museum

★Go to Frédéric Taulier St for 5 minutes.

⑨Notre-Dame Cathedral

★Go to Brocherie St in front of the cathedral and turn left at Saint-André Square. It takes 15 minutes.

⑩Standhal Museum

★Continue to walk on the street and turn right when you arrive at the tramway’s rail. Return to the station with the same route. It takes 20 minutes by walk.

【Goal】
Grenoble Station


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【Start】

①Grenoble Station

Gare de Grenoble

★Go to Alsace Lorraine Avenue in front of the station for 20 minutes by walk.


②Saint Louis Church

Saint Louis Church

Église Saint Louis

Time required: 15 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 7 h 30 am – 8 pm

Close: No

The church was built in the 17th century and is not very spacious inside, with a dome-shaped ceiling in the center. It features black and beige floors and many religious paintings and stained glass on the walls.


★Continue to walk on the street and turn left to go to Bressieux St. Turn left at the dead end. It takes 5 minutes.


③City Garden

City Garden

Jardin de Ville

Time required: 15 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

This is a large garden on the outskirts of the city center. At the end of the garden, you can see a library built like a palace.


★At the edge of the park, there is a ropeway stop along the river.


④Cable Car

Téléphérique Grenoble-Bastille

Time required: 20 min

Admission fee: 9.50 euros (round-trip)

Opening hour: 11 am – 6 h 30 pm
(9 h 15 am – 0 h from April to October)

Close: Monday between October and April, national holidays

This is the ropeway platform at the edge of the park. From here you can go to the fortress located on the mountain. Climb aboard a distinctive spherical gondola.


⑤Fortress of Bastille

Fortress of Bastille

Fort de La Bastille

Time required: 90 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

This fortress is built on top of a mountain and offers a panoramic view of the city and mountains. If the weather is good, you can even see Mont Blanc in the distance. In addition to the observatory, there is an athletic field for children, a restaurant, and the following facilities.

Mountain Troop Museum
Time required: 60 min
Admission fee: 3 euros
Opening hour: 9 am – 7 pm
Close: Monday, January

Modern Museum
Time required: 30 min
Admission fee: 1 euro
Opening hour: 11 am – 6 pm
Close: Tuesday


★Go back to the city garden by the cable car and g to Hector Berlioz St for 5 minutes.


⑥St. Andre Church

Église St.Andre

Time required: 15 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 am – 6 pm

Close: No

This is a Romanesque church built in the 13th century in a corner of the square. When you look at the colorful stone floors and the red edges that decorate the ceiling, you get a distinctive impression.


⑦Ancient Palace of Parliament

Ancient Palace of Parliament

Ancien Palais du Parlement

Time required: 5 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

This is the former parliament building in the same square. Grenoble serves as the center of the Dauphine region.

★Go to Cujas St and turn right at Stéphane Jay St. Go to the street as far as a park for 15 minutes.


⑧Art Museum

Art Museum

Musée de Grenoble

Time required: 90 min

Admission fee: 0 euro
(14 euros for exhibitions)

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 h 30 pm

Close: Tuesday, 1/1, 5/1, 12/25

This is an art museum located outside the city center. There are a large number of exhibits, mainly paintings by Monet and Chagall.


★Go to Frédéric Taulier St for 5 minutes.


⑨Notre-Dame Cathedral

Cathédrale Notre-Dame

Time required: 15 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 10 am – 7 h 30 pm

Close: No

The cathedral is a mixture of Romanesque and Gothic architecture. The square in front of the cathedral is filled with flower-shaped motifs. The interior has beige and black floors like other churches in this city, but the decoration is simple overall.


★Go to Brocherie St in front of the cathedral and turn left at Saint-André Square. It takes 15 minutes.


⑩Standhal Museum

Standhal Museum

Musée Standhal

Time required: 40 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 2 pm – 6 pm on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and 1st Sunday

Close: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, national holidays

The apartment where Stanley, a novelist from Grenoble, once lived, is now being used as his art museum. The entrance is very difficult to find as it is a renovated regular apartment building. The entrance is the wooden door to the right of the ice cream shop, and it says “APPARTEMENT GAGNON”. You also have to press the intercom when entering. Although there are only a few rooms, you can see portraits of him and his relatives, as well as the terrace where he is said to have written his works.


★Continue to walk on the street and turn right when you arrive at the tramway’s rail. Return to the station with the same route. It takes 20 minutes by walk.



【Goal】

Grenoble Station



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