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Number of inhabitants

157,650

Active population

69.8%

Average income

21,050€/year
Welcome to Grenoble

GRENOBLE -THE CAPITAL OF THE ALPS

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Grenoble is a beautiful city of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France. It is the capital of the Alps which offers something for people of all ages and backgrounds. It has everything, including research centers, museums, art galleries, sports opportunities and what not.

Culture 

Grenoble has several unique museums, including the Natural History Museum and its Jardin des Plantes or the Museum of the French Revolution. The French revolution museum has a 100-hectare park that is beautifully maintained and perfect to be visited on a relaxed sunny day. Each year numerous festivals are arranged to celebrate music and art. Performance halls of the city are always showcasing something interesting and culturally valuable. The inhabitants here are from about 40 different nationalities making the city immensely diverse and culturally rich.

If Grenoble had to be summed up in three words, it would be: dynamic, attractive and international. With more than 40 nationalities present as well as its immense cultural and historical richness, Grenoble is a sought-after city where life is good.”

Sports activities 

Owing to its perfect geographical location, Grenoble offers the best outdoor activities and winter sports. Some must visit ski resorts include the Vercors, the Belledonne massif, or even Alped'Huez and Les Deux Alpes. During summer, you can always go for paragliding, mountain climbing and biking and hiking in the most beautiful foothills. Some must-visit lakes for water sports include Laffrey, Charavines, Robert, Fourchu, and Luitel. The most awaited events in the city are cross-country skiing competitions and paragliding festivals.

Entertainment and Leisure

The surroundings of the city are jam-packed with gardens and parks offering themed activities. People can enjoy escape games and VR shows. There are many other fun structures, such as team trials and indoor mazes. The city is easy to explore because the locals are happy to share the details of the city and the surroundings. Grenoble can also be explored by walking to a different location while you admire the diversity and beauty of each passing neighbourhood..

The Best of Grenoble

Grenoble is the best when it comes to the University and scientific centres of France. There are more than 50000 students in Grenoble University, which aims to excel in research and science by using cutting-edge technology. The city is also famous for microchip electronics because of the presence of Multinational ST Microelectronics.

Not only this, Grenoble has highly developed cycle paths that stretch for more than 320 km because it is the flattest city of France. This is the reason bicycles are the primary vehicle in the city. However, the city has 46 bus lines and 5 tram lines for quick travelling in the city.

Take Aways

Grenoble offers an excellent quality of life because of its enlightened mindset and dynamism. It is rich in history and culture with activities for people of all ages and also a perfect home for students and young athletes.

What you must remember

Grenoble is synonymous with dynamism combined with a real quality of life, as well as a great openness to the world and to the future.

  • A rich historical heritage

  • A wide range of activities and leisure for young and old

  • A smart choice for students and athletes

  • Easy travel

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