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The best way to discover this beautiful city surrounded by mountains is to take a small cable car all the way up to La Bastille, a the 17th century fort. Standing on the steep slopes above the north bank of the river Isere you will be stunned by the magnificent view over the city. On a clear day you will even be able to see the white peaks of the Mont Blanc! Grenoble is the capital of the French Alps and a the gateway for all ski resorts in the region.
The impressive pre-Alp and Alpine massifs of the Chartreuse, Vercors and Belledone surround the city and are visible from wherever you are in Grenoble. The unique natural setting of the city makes Grenoble a great place to visit. The monuments of this captivating city are unforgettable and the city will surprise you at every turn. Beautiful bridges, quais, building facades and public squares are a delight for the eye. Home to four universities and over 50,000 students, Grenoble is a true, lively student town. The city is vibrant, modern but also hosts a lot of interesting sites, monuments and museums.