Massif de Chartreuse - Tourisme - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Place de la Mairie, 38380 Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, France
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About Massif de Chartreuse - Tourisme
Parc Naturel Régional de la Chartreuse is a regional nature park located in the region Rhône-Alpes between Chambéry, Grenoble, and Voiron, on the border of the departments of Isère and Savoie. It is based on the massif de la Chartreuse and covers an area of 76,700 hectares with a population of about 50,000. The park was established in 1995.
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The Museum of Grenoble is a municipal museum of Fine Arts and antiquities in the city of Grenoble in the Isère region of France. Located on the left bank of the Isère River, place Lavalette, it is known both for its collections of ancient art for its collections of modern and contemporary art. Thanks to the action of one of its curators of the interwar period, it is considered the very first museum of modern art in France. Its temporary rooms allow it to organize two exhibitions each year.
Get a bird’s eye view of Grenoble and the surrounding valley with a ride up in the cable car which was inaugurated in 1934. It was the first urban cable car. More than 24 million people have used the cable car since its opening. With an annual average of more than 300,000 customers and opening hours of over 4000 hours per year, the Grenoble Cable Car has an outstanding record.
Lake Aiguebelette is the main body of water in the Savoyard Foreland. About ten kilometers from Chambéry, it has an area of 545 hectares making it the seventh-largest natural lake in France. the site has several beaches developed and it is a well-known tourist attraction in this area. Motorboats are not allowed on the lake to preserve the silence and wildlife along the lake.
Chamrousse is a ski resort in southeastern France, located in the mountains above Grenoble at the summit of the Belledonne range. It offers so many outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain biking, tennis, archery, climbing, horse riding, fishing, quad biking, and paragliding also. It is located in a commune of the same name and is situated on the Recoin at 1,650 m and the Roche Béranger at 1,750 m. The ski-lifts reach the Cross of Chamrousse at 2,253 m.
Grandes Jorasses are a group of granite peaks located on the northern side of the Mont Blanc range, on the border between Italy and France. Although all its faces are amazing, its 1.200-meter north wall is the biggest challenge for climbers. The climb to the highest peak of the Grandes Jorasses is a technically demanding route, over ice and rocks.
The Vercors Regional Natural Park is a regional natural park created in 1970, straddling the departments of Drôme and Isère. The main features that constitute it are indissolubly linked to a geological adventure that founds the main lines of its landscape bringing together cliffs, plateaus, and gorges in an immediate environment of more modest plains and hills. One of the nice place to enjoy the natural beauty.
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The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes administrative region covers an area of 69 711 km2 in the centre and east of the south of France. It is a collection of regions of diverse topographies, climates, natural resources, cultures, folklore, architecture, and languages.