Tag Archives: Chartreuse

I am a number – interview with Jean Michel Ortholand

‘Je suis un numéro’ by Jean Michel Ortholand

We catch up with Grenoble-based artist Jean Michel Ortholand to talk about his new exhibition Je suis un numéro, running at Galerie L’Etranger until 27 February. Continue reading I am a number — interview with Jean Michel Ortholand

Introducing … Sweet Home Grenoble

Sweet Home Grenoble – language exchanges and discovery of the Grenoble area

Corinne Crespi of Sweet Home Grenoble tells us how the association can help newly arriving expats to discover the region and practise their French.

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From the Grenoble Life archives

What archives used to look like before the digital revolution. Photo by dolescum

Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple delves into the archives to relive some of the highs and lows of the past few years online in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading From the Grenoble Life archives

A ski-free getaway in Chartreuse

Breakfast at Le Valombré

Vickie Allen swaps the pistes of Alpe D’Huez for a weekend getaway at the chambre d’hôtes ‘Le Valombré’ in the Chartreuse. Continue reading A ski-free getaway in Chartreuse

B&B and wine at the Mas du Bruchet, Meylan

Mas du Bruchet, Meylan

Anne-Marie Ferguson and her husband run the Le Mas du Bruchet Bed & Breakfast in Meylan. Here is their story of how they set about restoring the building and its original vineyards. Continue reading B&B and wine at the Mas du Bruchet, Meylan

Video diary: A visit to the Chartreuse

 

Saint Hugues Church, Chartreuse
Saint Hugues Church, Chartreuse

 Cynthia Caughey is author of The Video Diary of an American in France – her adventures as an American woman starting life over at 50 in the French Alps … with videos, photos, regional recipes, travel tips, and a few laughs about adjusting to life in France. She has kindly agreed to share this video about a visit to the Chartreuse. Continue reading Video diary: A visit to the Chartreuse

Video Diary: The Saint Hilaire du Touvet funicular

  
Going up! The St Hilaire du Touvet funicular
Going up! The St Hilaire du Touvet funicular

Cynthia Caughey is author of The Video Diary of an American in France – her adventures as an American woman starting life over at 50 in the French Alps … with videos, photos, regional recipes, travel tips, and a few laughs about adjusting to life in France. She has kindly agreed to share this video of the funicular at Saint Hilaire du Touvet.

Chartreuse

 

Chartreuse distillery, Voiron
Les Caves de la Chartreuse, Voiron

Gill Baconnier has lived in France for over twenty years – seven of them in Grenoble. She teaches English, works with dyslexic children and, in her spare time, tries very hard to actually finish writing her children’s novel. A former feature writer for an English regional magazine, her articles about life in France can now be found at her blog French Windows. She kindly agreed to share this article about Chartreuse with Grenoble Life. Continue reading Chartreuse

Sightseeing around Grenoble

A barn in Vercors
A barn in Vercors

Suzanne Bonnefond is an enthusiastic amateur photographer and contributor to the Grenoble Life gallery. A long-term resident of the Grenoble who has also lived in Paris and London, she kindly agreed to share her sightseeing photos around Grenoble. Continue reading Sightseeing around Grenoble