Capital of Alps

Grenoble is the third-biggest city in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, after Lyon and Saint-Étienne. 450 000 inhabitants live in its agglomeration. It is located in the Alps mountain range, near the Swiss and the Italian borders. It has a 2000-year history, and its heritage includes the military fort of Bastille, the Place Victor Hugo and the Cathedral Notre-Dame de Grenoble. It is also a renowned student city, especially in the scientific fields.

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158000 inhabitants
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60000 students
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10000 international students
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Grenoble's cable is one of the first urban cables in the world! This original public transportation will take you from Grenoble's city center to Bastille, a military fort overlooking the city from 264 m.

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