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Grenoble Mini Guide
Grenoble is a city within the French region of the Rhone Alpes. In 2006 it was recorded that in the Grenoble urban unit, 427,659 people were living there. Visiting Grenoble is made easy with excellent transport options to get into and around the city itself. TGV is a train service that provides regular access to other major cities, this includes London
Semitag is a bus and tram operator in which you can use to travel within Grenoble. There are a wide range of roads and motorways that you can take to travel to places such as Italy
, The Alps and Lyon
with your Grenoble hire car. For a family day out with many activities on offer Le Bois Francais Lake and Park is perfect. 100 acres of park land surround the central positioned lake.
The lake is where most of the action is. You can choose to water ski, swim or canoe with supervision of lifeguards for added peace of mind. Picnic areas are provided but if you have not pre-packed lunch then there is a good café on-site selling hot and cold food. Open daily is Museum D'Historie Naturelle. Visitors can take a step back in time and see how the city has developed since their first inhabitants. A lot of the museum is in a natural setting such as the Alps and in their very own botanical gardens.
Guided tours and documentation can be provided easily once your arrive at Rue Dolomieu where the museum is situated. Other suggestions for museums worth visiting are Maison Stendhal and Musee de la Correrie which are located on St Pierre de Chartreuse. For shopping and of course trying out the local favourite snack, walnuts with views of Parliament, Place Saint Andre is home to a market every Saturday which is also popular with locals.