Eine beneidenswerte Lebensqualität

Eine beneidenswerte Lebensqualität

Natur, Sport und Kultur im Herzen der Alpen

Grenoble-Isère, a world-renowned destination for winter sports

Grenoble hosted the 1968 Winter Olympic Games.

Discover the region’s three mountain ranges, Chartreuse, Belledonne and Vercors, and all they have to offer.

Or book a stay at one of our 36 ski resorts with their miles of downhill and cross-country trails.

More: www.isere-tourisme.com

“I’m in what’s called an “interval” program. It’s offered by universities in Grenoble so that world-champion athletes like me – or even athletes on a national or European level – can keep up their studies. I think Grenoble and its universities have made great strides for sports and for higher education in that area. ”

Pierre VAULTIER - Gold Medalist at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Student at Joseph Fourier University

Grenoble-Isère, a prime destination for summer fun

Grenoble-Isère has a lot more on offer than just skiing. Our thermal resorts and spas attract guests from around the globe.

And if outdoor activities are your thing, the area has a wide range of options, with lakes, golfing, climbing, extreme sports, water sports, hiking, and more.

More: www.isere-tourisme.com

The world’s largest free-flight festival

The Coupe Icare free-flight festival is the world’s largest, taking place over four days and bringing in tens of thousands of visitors each year. The event includes a free-flight film festival, an air sports fair, acrobatic free-flight demonstrations, and the now-famous costumed air parade.

More: www.coupe-icare.org

The Tour de France

With its 21 hairpin turns, the Alpe d’Huez stage of the Tour de France is now legendary. The route for the 2014 Tour de France has been mapped out, with two stages planned in Isère this year, giving cycling enthusiasts the world over a chance to discover our breathtaking mountain scenery.

More: www.letour.fr

Cross-country ski race La Foulée Blanche

This iconic cross-country skiing event combines elite-level competition and family fun. Held every year at Autrans, a friendly village and ski resort on the Vercors plateau.

More: www.lafouleeblanche.com