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Address: Quai Stephane Jay, 38000, Grenoble, France
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Beautiful view of a beautiful city

I studied abroad in Grenoble for a semester and made several different trips up to la Bastille. It's not a super difficult hike but if you're not confidant that you can make the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 August 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

I studied abroad in Grenoble for a semester and made several different trips up to la Bastille. It's not a super difficult hike but if you're not confidant that you can make the hike than the cable cars or "bubbles" are a great alternative. From the top of la Bastille you get an amazing view of Grenoble as well as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

excellent attraction with great views over Grenoble,only a 5 min ride upto the bastille and a leg burning but enjoyable 45 min walk back down,restaurant on top looked good but we only managed a drink,,,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

The cable car ride up to the Bastille offered wonderful views of Grenoble. Go up around 8pm to get a beautiful view of dusk. You can also do some hiking further up some tracks. But wear comfortable shoes. Affordable at only 8 euro return a trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

the Bastille fort is a really cool area and offers an incredible view of Grenoble. highly recommend going to see it after dark. arguably one of the best things the city has to offer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

The views from the top are great. You can see all the three mountain ranges around Grenoble. On a clear day, you can see several of the peaks, including Mont Blanc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

The start is fantastic a garden/park area a good place to relax before a steepish not very well sign posted walk The is a cable car option 8 euro return Cafe and shop up the top with great views Easy to get to The little park at the start is worth a look by its self

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

We visited Grenoble when we came from Annecy driving to the south. The Bastille is a cool place. You can have a lunch in the restaurant and look down to the city. Joining the bubbles down to the city is a cool thing. But the city is not really beautiful. If you are planning to stay there longer, you should... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

This is a nice place to visit, specially for famillies with kids. Unfortunatelly, I could not walk up there, since I had a knee problem. The cable car is also an attraction for kids and for those who cannot walk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

We were visiting downtown Grenoble for a day and decided to go up the Bastille, and boy we were not disappointed. The cable cars are small and can seat 5 people. Once you're in the cars, the views of the city come to you and you can just sigh in awesome. It only takes a few minutes up the fort,... More 

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Annecy, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

An excellent way to get a great view of the city and surrounding mountains, sadly we went in the middle of a huge thunder storm although there were some breaks in the weather that allowed us to appreciate the views. We decided to take the cable car which cost 8€ return each.

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