Eco' Musée Le Mont Rachais

Local tradition, Arts and culture, Craft/Artisanat

The Eco-Museum/Restaurant Le Mont Rachais offers the opportunity to break one's fast and to discover through a small museum how some wine-growers had reconverted themselves into nuts productors, in order to take part to the rise of the Dauphiné and to the fame of these nuts of Grenoble.

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Free of charge

Opening periods

From 01/01 to 12/31 between 12 PM and 2 PM.
Closed monday and tuesday.

Equipments and characteristics

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    Transports en commun : tramway ligne B, arrêt Notre-Dame Musée

    • Latitude: 45.194707
    • longitude: 5.728652


    • Town location

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    This place enables the visitors to discover how certain wine-growers had reconverted themselves into nut-growing in order to make ends meet, as well as providing a remarkable economical energy to the region of Dauphiné, thus honoring the fame of the nut of Grenoble which remains associated with the fabulous history of the cabinetmaking of Grenoble and the great reputation of nut-tree wood.


    This restaurant is located at the foothills of the mountain called "Mont Rachais", where there used to be vineyards which would provide a white sparkling wine, which was called by the same name as the mountain.

    The visitors will also be able to feed themselves and to discover the "matefaims surprises", a sort of pancakes, salted or sweet crêpes, as well as the Vercors' meat or the Chartreuse's trouts (according to the deliveries)
    The menu changes every week, in order to offer and make known the best dishes of the region.