Situated in the heart of the Rhône-Alpes region, Grenoble-Isère Airport is an international airport complex that handles around 400,000 passengers per year. Home to a dozen airlines, Grenoble-Isère Airport operates flights across France as well as the rest of Europe. In 2002, a new terminal was opened at Grenoble-Isère Airport, which is able to handle 1,800 outbound passengers per hour. It has three departure lounges, a VIP area and the arrivals hall is split into two sections. Grenoble-Isère Airport has parking for 500 cars and 60 coaches directly in front of the terminal, all, therefore, easily accessible to passengers. The terminal has numerous services available and is designed for maximum passenger comfort. Grenoble-Isère Airport operates a bus transfer service to Grenoble’s railway station so that passengers taking skiing holidays can easily reach the region’s resorts.
At the foot of the French Alps, surrounded by the famous peaks of Vercors, Belledonne and Chartreuse, Grenoble is a dynamic, multi-faceted student town. Its numerous Gallo-Roman remains are a reminder of its ancient roots whilst the elaborate gothic-style former Parliament building is an ode to its glory days in the 15th Century, when it became the capital of the Dauphiny. Book a flight for a holiday in Grenoble and explore the majestic, red brick Notre Dame Cathedral, a classified French Historic Monument and home to an unusual 15th Century ciborium. Nearby, the Episcopal Palace and Roman Baptistery only confirm Grenoble’s rich cultural heritage. Taking a holiday to Grenoble will also give you an insight into the town’s scientific pedigree. It has its own cyclotron that is open to the public and one of only seven major particle accelerators in the world! Reserve a hotel room in Grenoble near to its famous landmarks. Grenoble is great whatever the season, with skiing in winter and summer activities including climbing, Via Ferrata, mountain biking and hiking. You can also enjoy water sports on the lakes of Monteynard, Laffrey et Petichey, just some of the many attractions that make Grenoble a world class holiday destination.