Grenoble is in the eastern part of the Auvergne Rhone-Alps region, in southeastern France, in the Isère department. As such, it sits at the crossroads of northern and southern Europe.
161 000 inhabitants within the city limits
440 000 inhabitants in the greater Grenoble area (49 communes)
The city is surrounded by 3 mountain chains, creating an exceptional setting:
The Chartreuse, Vercors, and Belledonne mountains.
Grenoble - Paris : 574 km
Grenoble - Nice : 343 km
Grenoble - Strasbourg : 535 km
Grenoble - Geneva : 147 km
Grenoble - Barcelona : 631 km
Grenoble - Berlin : 1.257 km
Grenoble - Milan : 438 km
Grenoble - Turin : 236 km
A high-speed TGV station ideally located in the city center:
Grenoble - Lyon: regional trains every 30mn, and a1h20 ride
Grenoble - Paris: 8 direct high-speed TGV trains per day connect Grenoble to the French capital in just over 3 hours.
At the crossroads of 3 valleys with excellent road networks, Grenoble is particularly easy to get to, by the A48 (Lyon, Valence), A41 (Chambéry, Annecy, Geneva) et A51 (Marseille, Nice) motorways.
Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport: 55 min. from the city center, with shuttles running every half hour
Grenoble-Isère airport: 35 min. from the city center (low coast and regular international airlines)
Geneva Airport: 1h45 from Grenoble