Grenoble is located in south-eastern France at the foot of the French Alps where the Drac joins the Isère River. Located in the Rhône-Alpes region, Grenoble was formerly the capital of the Dauphinéand is now the prefecture of the Isère department. Named the 'Capital of the Alps,' Grenoble has a multitude of sporting activities to offer as well as being an interesting city in itself to visit. Book into one of the many charming Bed and Breakfasts in Grenoble here and explore its pedestrian streets and the Bastille fortifications on the slopes of the massif de Chartreuse which overlook Grenoble. Reached by cable car, it offers great views over the town and the mountains beyond. The Grenoble museum is renowned for its collection of paintings covering all artistic evolutions. And nearby the little tourist railway de la Mure offers splendid views of the lakes and mountains. Truly something for everyone!