La Via du Tram

Equipment : Cycling sports, Electric mountain bike route

Climb from Grenoble to Saint-Nizier du Moucherotte, climbing the 1260 m of ascent that follow one another for some 40 km along the old tramway that used to link Grenoble to Villard de Lans in the Vercors.

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This sporting and educational trail takes you along the remains of the old tramway line. It passes through the Bois des Vouillants to the outlet of the Tour Sans-Venin and the former Pariset station. The trail is accessible via 5 entrances: Parc Karl Marx, Bois des Vouillants, Pariset station, Saint-Nizier du Moucherotte and Pré Nouvel.
It features 16 heritage panels retracing the history of the tramway that linked Grenoble station to the Vercors.

Water point: Parc Karl Marx, Saint-Nizier du Moucherotte
Pay toilets at Grenoble train station


Free access.

Opening periods

All year round.

Subject to favorable weather.

Equipments and characteristics

  • Pets allowed


Accessible by bus on line 65 of the regional bus service

  • Latitude: 45.191166
  • longitude: 5.715551


  • In the country
  • Town location
  • Mountain location

Track characteristics

Level red – hard

See also