A getaway in Grenoble and in the Chartreuse

The Bastille cable car |The Lake of Paladru|The cellars of the Chartreuse|The cave of scales |Photo Maurice Albray The Château de Longpra|The Château de Vizille|

Description
Themes : heritage, culture, golf week-end,

Visit Grenoble, the capital of the Alps and the Dauphiné. It is also a metropolis of arts and ideas. Then around the regional natural park of Chartreuse, a 170 km route that leads the Château de Vizille (17th), Voiron or is manufactured the Grande Chartreuse liqueur and the Serpaggi. The Lake of Paladru is the 5th largest natural lake in France. The castles of Longpra and du Touvet. Also the cave of scales in a canyon carved by a torrent.


Accomodation
Hôtel d’Angleterre Grenoble Hyper-Centre, France (en)
Hôtel
Situated in the heart of Grenoble, Hotel Angleterre is opposite the gardens of Place Victor Hugo and offers guest rooms in a peaceful setting....
Inter Hôtel Gambetta, Grenoble, France (en)
Hôtel
This hotel is located 10 minutes from the centre of Grenoble, 4 km from AlpExpo....
Hotel Kyriad Grenoble-Voiron Chartreuse, France (en)
Hôtel
Located in the centre of Voiron, north-west of Grenoble, this hotel is in front of the city park, and benefits from very easy access to the A48 and A49......
The stages
A
Grenoble
Grenoble presents richness in winter and summer. Lovers of heritage and science and technology, their seven museums have open their doors. The old town offers some real surprises, such as the Cathedral of Notre Dame and its amazing "ciborium".
B
Vizille
The Domaine de Vizille is one of the first sights of the region Rhône-Alpes: the castle of the 17th century, the Museum of the French Revolution, the gardens over a hundred hectares, a forest with trees, a rose garden and a wildlife park.
C
Voiron
Voiron, located at the foot of the foothills of the Park natural Regional of Chartreuse, the city has retained some traces of a medieval past. It is in Voiron that manufactured the monastery of Grande Chartreuse liqueur and Serpaggi, the century-old drink without alcohol.
D
The Lake of Paladru
The Lake of Paladru is the fifth largest natural lake in France. Exceptional by the beauty of its environment and its crystal clear waters, it offers a range of sporting activities and relaxation. The castles of Virieu and Pupetières are a few kilometres away.
E
Saint-Geoire-en-Valdaine
The village of Saint-Geoire-en-Valdaine has two protected monuments, the Château de Longpra and the Saint-Georges Church. They are located on a hill that dominates the Valley of the Jeffrey.
F
The cave of scales
The scales is located at the western end of the Chartreuse massif in a canyon carved by a torrent. The cave would have served once cache to the smuggler Louis Mandrin to escape the soldiers of King Louis XV.
G
The Château du Touvet
In the heart of the Valley of Grésivaudan, Château du Touvet seduced by the Majesty of the site dominated by mountains and by the presence of a spectacular stream of water and gardens à la française that are classified "Remarkable Garden".
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