Why You Should Visit Grenoble
Situated at the foot of the French Alps, Grenoble is a charming city with a history dating back over 2,000 years. As well as being a popular place for those going on to explore the French Alps, Grenoble offers many exciting things to do and also boasts many stunning architectural landmarks and monuments well worth seeing. One of the most famous attractions in the city is the Bastille Hill overlooking Grenoble - those who like to stay active may consider hiking up to the top, although there are cable cars if you prefer a relaxing journey. The city boasts a fine collection of museums and art galleries such as the Natural History Museum which you can spend the day exploring, or you can enjoy the evening at a café or bar around the Place Notre Dame district.
Where to stay: Grenoble hotels for every budget
Arriving In Grenoble
Grenoble Airport, also known as Aples-Isere Airport, is located roughly 40 km outside of Grenoble and is primarily a winter airport handling seasonal flights from around Europe during this period. When you have arrived at the airport you can find coach services which can take you into the city of Grenoble if you would rather not make the trip by taxi. Inside the airport you will find all of the essential amenities and facilities you would expect including on-site restaurant and bar as well as a few eateries, while the airport also provides duty-free shopping and free Wi-Fi for all travelers.
If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Grenoble it will not be possible to make the journey directly, so you will need to make a stopover in order to complete the trip. There are very few regular flights to the airport as most flights are on a seasonal basis.
Also, check out our Best Time To Book guide. We show you the best time to book your tickets on average to get the cheapest airfare, as well as the cheapest month to visit.
Grenoble Travel Information
UAE nationals traveling to France will not need to apply for a visa for stays of up to 90 days as the country is a part of the Schengen Area. The weather in Grenoble can be pleasantly warm during the summer with average highs in the mid-20s between June and August, although be prepared for cold temperatures and snowfall if you visit during the winter. There are a few car rental agencies at Grenoble Airport which enables you to get your own vehicle as soon as you have arrived, although many of them will only be open during the winter season.
If you're also planning a trip to the French capital, read our guide to the best attractions and things to do in Paris.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
Flexible where you fly? Search nearby airports for bigger savings.
Airports near Grenoble
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.