Grésivaudan Valley

Between a corner of nature and historical vestiges, the Grésivaudan valley winds its way through the waterways between the Chartreuse and Belledonne massifs. A former glacier valley, the Grésivaudan valley stretches over 45 km between Grenoble and Chambéry. Rocked by the bed of the Isère river, it attracts with its bucolic landscapes and its many treasures.

A strong heritage

historical and cultural

The Grésivaudan valley is marked by a strong historical, natural and cultural heritage. Louis II considered it “the most beautiful garden in France”.

Numerous fortifications and old buildings are the jewel in the crown of this valley and are among the must-sees during a stay in the Pays d’Allevard or in the Le Collet resort. The Château du Touvet and its sumptuous gardens, the 11th century Fort Barraux, a true bastion in its time, and the Avalon Tower.

The Grésivaudan valley also offers remarkable places for hiking and relaxation. The lakes of the 7 Laux, the lake of Mirande, the lake of the terrace, the valley of Haut-Breda are  treasures that you can discover on foot.

Activities for all

The Grésivaudan valley also stands out for the diversity of these activities: sports activities in the resorts with new activities such as the wiz sledge, the Touvet funicular, the oldest funicular in France with its 750 metres of vertical drop. There is no shortage of opportunities for entertainment and family outings.

Whether in a group, with family or friends, your days follow each another and never look alike. Of course, to end the day well, tasting local produce is a must.

Amazing activities, hiking itineraries, ideas for outings, your holidays in the Grésivaudan valley will be sweet.


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