Must-see attractions in Grenoble

  • Grenoble Museum.

    Musée de Grenoble


    For lovers of European art, this museum is an uplifting place to get lost for a day. There's an even spread of artistic eras on display: an antiquities…

  • Musée Archéologique


    This highly impressive museum unveils the secrets of a 12th-century church and cloister using light effects, a haunting choral soundtrack and an…

  • The Bastille Grenoble.

    Fort de la Bastille


    After a fun ride in the téléphérique, or a steep, hour-long climb, the reward is a magnificent mountain panorama from Grenoble's stocky fortress, built…

  • Entrance of the Dauphinois museum (Musee dauphinois) in Grenoble.

    Musée Dauphinois


    This ever-evolving museum unleashes a century of regional history on visitors. Suits of armour are back-lit in brightly coloured rooms, 3-D family trees…

  • Musée des Troupes de Montagne


    Though the subject is niche, this museum exploring France's elite Alpine regiments, which date to 1888, is riveting. An audioguide (in French, English,…

  • Musée de l’Ancien Évêché


    A run-through of regional history, from prehistory through medieval times to the 20th century, is presented within the atmospheric walls of the 13th…

  • Le Magasin


    A cavernous glass-and-steel warehouse built by Gustave Eiffel has been turned into one of France's leading centres of contemporary art. Many of the…

  • Téléphérique Grenoble-Bastille


    Hop into a clear-panelled spherical pod for dreamy views of Grenoble's red roofs and magnificent mountains on this cable-car ride up to the Bastille. Les…

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame


    The rose-brick rib vaults of Grenoble's elegant cathedral rise from the site of a 4th-century church. Its present form dates to the 1200s, though its…

  • Musée Stendhal


    This modest museum, housed in the restored apartment of his maternal grandfather, Docteur Gagnon, celebrates the work of the author of The Red and the…

  • Église St-Louis


    Consecrated in 1699, the St-Louis church may look austere from the outside but within you'll find a staggering set of seven paintings, featuring scenes…